Global monthly climate data on an OpenLayers map
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README.md

climatemaps

Global monthly climate data visualised on an interactive map with OpenLayers 3.

Demo

http://climatemaps.romgens.com

Data

The climate grid data, 30 year averages, is taken from http://www.ipcc-data.org/obs/get_30yr_means.html.

Dependencies

Basemap

Matplotlib-basemap has no pypi package and thus does not install via pip. For install instructions see https://github.com/matplotlib/basemap.

GDAL

GDAL 2.1 is needed for the gdal2tiles.py script that creates map-tiles from a single images (matplotlib plot).

Installation instructions for Ubuntu 16.04:
Install dependencies,

$ sudo apt-get build-dep gdal

Build and install gdal-2.1.0 and the Python bindings,

$ wget http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/2.1.0/gdal-2.1.0.tar.gz
$ tar -xvf gdal-2.1.0.tar.gz
$ cd gdal-2.1.0/
$ ./configure --prefix=/usr/
$ make
$ sudo make install
$ cd swig/python/
$ sudo python setup.py install

Install gdal2tiles.py from python-gdal,

$ sudo apt-get install python-gdal
Tippecanoe

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