001/*
002 * Copyright 2013 Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
003 *
004 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
005 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
006 * You may obtain a copy of the License at
007 *
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009 *
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015 */
016package org.gbif.api.vocabulary;
017
018import org.gbif.api.util.VocabularyUtils;
019
020/**
021 * Enumeration for all possible dataset types.
022 */
023public enum DatasetType {
024  /**
025   * An occurrence dataset.
026   */
027  OCCURRENCE,
028  /**
029   * A checklist dataset.
030   */
031  CHECKLIST,
032  /**
033   * External metadata about any kind of biodiversity dataset.
034   */
035  METADATA,
036  /**
037   * A dataset about a sampling event.
038   */
039  SAMPLING_EVENT;
040
041  /**
042   * @return the matching DatasetType or null
043   */
044  public static DatasetType fromString(String datasetType) {
045    return (DatasetType) VocabularyUtils.lookupEnum(datasetType, DatasetType.class);
046  }
047
048}