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A cartographic python library with Matplotlib support for visualisation

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Cartopy

Cartopy is a Python package designed to make drawing maps for data analysis and visualisation easy.

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Overview

Cartopy is a Python package designed to make drawing maps for data analysis and visualisation easy.

It features:

  • object oriented projection definitions
  • point, line, polygon and image transformations between projections
  • integration to expose advanced mapping in Matplotlib with a simple and intuitive interface
  • powerful vector data handling by integrating shapefile reading with Shapely capabilities

Documentation can be found at http://scitools.org.uk/cartopy/docs/latest/.

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  • Ask usage questions on StackOverflow.
  • For less well defined questions, ideas, general discussion or announcements of related projects use the Google Group.
  • Report bugs, suggest features or view the source code on GitHub.
  • To chat with developers and other users you can use the Gitter Chat

License and copyright

Cartopy is licensed under GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPLv3).

Development occurs on GitHub at https://github.com/SciTools/cartopy, with a contributor's license agreement (CLA) that can be found at http://scitools.org.uk/governance.html.

(C) British Crown Copyright, Met Office

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