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Oct 22, 2013 10:11 AM

python to plot country as shape on NCCS machines

Hello. I am a python novice but I have been enjoying using python on discover/dali via the SIVO-PyD(spd_1.6.0_GISS) and matplotlib/basemap.


Our group is interested in making plots where a geographic unit (e.g. a country) is one data point (e.g. gets one color). I am guessing this would have to use shapefiles instead of gridded data to define the countries. So I was wondering if there is any chance of getting python modules installed to achieve one of the examples below from the web:




Matplotlib/basemap based, but needs to import shapefile: nleached-continued/


Of course, if one of the installed modules/libraries can already do something like this, I would be interested in learning that!


Thanks gurus,


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