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NCL map projections

NCL supports several map projections. If you have data that's on a particular map projection, you can easily project it onto a different map projection.

NCL also supports shapefiles, if you need to add map outlines that NCL doesn't have.

For information about drawing high-resolution coastlines, see this information on the RANGS/GSHHS database.

Here's the NCL script for generating these maps.

Aitoff

Azimuthal Equidistant

Cylindrical Equal Area

Cylindrical Equidistant

Gnomonic

Hammer

Lambert Conformal

Lambert Equal Area

Masked Lambert Conformal

Mercator

Mollweide

Orthographic

Polar Stereographic

Robinson

Rotated Mercator

Satellite

Stereographic

Winkel Tripel