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Antarctic Mapping Tools


Chad Greene (view profile)


23 Aug 2014 (Updated )

A toolbox for analysis and display of Antarctica-related data

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This toolbox was designed to streamline the process of importing, analyzing, and displaying Antarctica-related data. Functions in this toolbox have been designed to provide a standard framework to allow easy pairing of multiple different types of data sets (surface elevation, ice velocity, grounding line, etc). For a quick overview of these tools, click on the AMT Getting Started light bulb icon to the right. To find data-specific plugins for this toolbox, search the File Exchange site for "AMT".


Plotboxpos, Ncquiverref, Ncpolarm, Calcticks, Polar Stereographic Coordinate Transformation (Map To Lat/Lon), Polar Stereographic Coordinate Transformation (Lat/Lon To Map), Scalebar For Maps, Pathdist, Quivermc, and Shadem inspired this file.

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Required Products Mapping Toolbox
Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox
Simulink 3D Animation
MATLAB release MATLAB 8.0 (R2012b)
MATLAB Search Path
Other requirements Matlab's Mapping Toolbox is required for some of the tools in this toolbox.
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13 Jan 2015 1.1

Updated SCAR Gazetteer database and added scarclick function, which allows users to click on a map to get names of features. Updated some documentation.

13 Jan 2015 1.2

A few minutes ago I uploaded a version in which the default units in the pathdist function were kilometers. Now the default units are meters.

25 Jan 2015 1.3

V3: Addition of shadem function, which creates shaded relief (hillshade) images. Addition of find2drange function, which plugin functions will use to clip data to a region of interest. Improved documentation for scarlabel and scarclick functions.

21 Feb 2015 1.4

Inclusion of plotps, pcolorps, and patchps for creating polar stereographic maps without Matlab's Mapping Toolbox.

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