Cartopy Tutorial#

The NCAR/UCAR virtual Python Tutorial Seminar Series continues with an introduction to the Python package cartopy on Wednesday, April 28th at 1 PM Mountain. This session will be led by Michaela Sizemore.

The content for this tutorial is hosted on Michaelsa’s Cartopy Tutorial Github Repository


  • Check your conda install if this is the first tutorial in the series you are joining us for with conda --version and if necessary install by following these instructions.

  • Navigate to Michaela’s Cartopy Tutorial Github Repository.

  • Clone this repository by clicking the green “Code” button and copying the SSH address under the word “Clone”. This can be done by clicking the clipboard icon.

  • In your terminal, type git clone PASTE where you paste the SSH address you just copied (git clone

  • Create a Conda environment from the conda_environment.yml file with the terminal command conda env create -f conda_environment.yml. Make sure you are in the local cartopy_tutorial directory for this step.

  • Test your installation in the terminal with conda activate cartopy_tutorial.

If you did not attend the live session, it will be beneficial to watch the recording from the live tutorial on Jupyter Notebooks and on Matplotlib before the Cartopy session.

Sign Up#

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