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RE: Plot a map of Europe

From: Helios de Rosario
Subject: RE: Plot a map of Europe
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2015 10:16:13 +0100

> ‑‑‑‑‑Original Message‑‑‑‑‑
> From: Christian T. Steigies [mailto:address@hidden 
> Sent: 10 November 2015 21:14


>> On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 21:18:PM +0100, Jorgen Sandberg wrote:
>>> I have searched the internet, but not found a real "how to"
>>> on how to plot a map of for example Europe and add a contour on
top. I 
>>> need to know the packages to install and where I can find map data
in a 
>>> format accepted by OCTAVE. I really needs an idiots guide to
>>> maps in OCTAVE.


>> Does it have to be Octave? This sounds like a job for GMT:
>> It takes a bit to get used to, but once you get the hang of it, it
>> excellent maps. It even mentions an octave API (never tried this):
>> Best you start with some examples:
>> Or you search a bit for an example with borders (and find a nice
>> also):
>> Christian
> ‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑
> Dear Christian,
> Thank you for the reply. No, it does not have to be Octave. I went
> Octave since it is free and I have have used it a couple of times
> I will have a look at gmt.
> Regards,
> Jorgen

Another free software that has good tools to plot maps, and work with
those plots, is R. It's different from Octave, but also a dynamic
programming language like it, and not very difficult to get accustomed
to it. Search in the web for "Maps in R" and you'll see many resources
and guidelines.


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