read_iti {benthos}R Documentation

Read and Validate Infaunal Trophic Index Files

Description

This function reads and checks files containing Infaunal Trophic Index (ITI) data (Gittenberger & Van Loon, 2013)

Usage

read_iti(filename)

validate_iti(.data)

Arguments

filename

name of the ITI file (character).

.data

table in ITI-format

Details

The function performs the following tasks:

The column 'GROUP' contains the Roman numerals I, II, III, and IV, with the following meaning:

Value

A data frame with columns TAXON containing taxa and GROUP containing user-defined ITI-groups (see Gittenberger & Van Loon, 2013).

Functions

References

Gittenberger A. and W. van Loon, 2013. Sensitivities of marine macrozoobenthos to environmental pressures in the Netherlands. Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen 41: 79-112.


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