Antarctic Mapping Tools
Updated 31 Dec 2021
Click on the Examples Tab ^^^ for detailed descriptions of AMT functions.
This toolbox is for importing, analyzing, and displaying Antarctica-related data. AMT is 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, check the Examples tab on this page and click "AMT Getting Started". To find data-specific plugins for this toolbox, search the File Exchange site for "AMT".
Note to users: AMT was originally written to be used with Matlab's Mapping Toolbox. However, Matlab's Mapping Toolbox is sometimes inefficient and difficult to work with. And depending on Matlab's Mapping Toolbox makes it harder to share codes. So I've been moving more toward plotting mostly in polar stereographic meters. There is a suite of functions ending in "ps" that make this easy.
If AMT is useful for you, please cite our paper!
Greene, Chad A., et al. “Antarctic Mapping Tools for Matlab.” Computers & Geosciences, vol. 104, Elsevier BV, July 2017, pp. 151–57, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2016.08.003.
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Inspired by: plotboxpos
Inspired: Antarctic geoid conversions, How to drape Landsat images over Bedmap2 topography, CryoSat-2 DEMs, REMA Reference Elevation Map of Antarctica, bedhead, matrasterlib, Bamber et al. Antarctic DEM, Antarctic Ice Sheet basal properties, ALBMAP , DTU Mean Dynamic Topography, Antarctic boundaries, grounding line, and masks from InSAR, Arctic Mapping Tools, Antarctic Active Subglacial Lake Inventory from ICESat Altimetry, Antarctic accumulation, ITS_LIVE Antarctic ice velocity data, Daily Antarctic sea ice concentration, BedMachine, Antarctic flight planning tools, Antarctic Gravity Data, Ice thickness and freeboard conversions, Ice shelf tidal flexure interpolator, SODB Southern Ocean Database Toolbox, Antarctic Gravimetric Mass Balance (Groh & Horwath), ICPcampaign, Antarctic basal geothermal heat flux, landsat, RAMP Radarsat Antarctic Mapping Project, RTopo-2, Grounding Line Migration from Konrad et al., 2018, Ice flowlines, How to estimate subglacial water routes, Plot Antarctic Circumpolar Current Fronts, Bedmap2 Toolbox for Matlab, ICESat reference tracks & Antarctic grounding zone structure, MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica, MEaSUREs, Antarctic Drainage Basins, ASAID grounding lines, geotiffinterp, CPOM Antarctic surface elevation change, Arctic Sea Ice, LIMA Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica, grainsize_interp, Ice Shelf Melt Rates, Glaciology Fake Book
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