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cmocean perceptually-uniform colormaps

version 2.02 (862 KB) by Chad Greene
Perceptually-uniform colormaps inspired by oceanography

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Updated 16 Apr 2021

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These colormaps were developed by Kristen Thyng using viscm. They are perceptually uniform, as color should be when it serves as a numeric axis.

If these colormaps are useful for you, please consider citing our paper:

Thyng, K.M., C.A. Greene, R.D. Hetland, H.M. Zimmerle, and S.F. DiMarco. 2016. True colors of oceanography: Guidelines for effective and accurate colormap selection. Oceanography 29(3):9–13. http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.66

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Thyng, Kristen, et al. “True Colors of Oceanography: Guidelines for Effective and Accurate Colormap Selection.” Oceanography, vol. 29, no. 3, The Oceanography Society, Sept. 2016, pp. 9–13, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2016.66.

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