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Plot Raster Data in Python

Overview

Teaching: 40 min
Exercises: 20 min
Questions
  • How can I create categorized or customized maps of raster data?

  • How can I customize the color scheme of a raster image?

  • How can I layer raster data in a single image?

Objectives
  • Build customized plots for a single band raster using the earthpy package.

  • Layer a raster dataset on top of a hillshade to create an elegant basemap.

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Key Points

  • Continuous data ranges can be grouped into categories using mutate() and cut().

  • Use earthpy.plot_bands() and the cmap argument to change the colo schemey.

  • Layer rasters on top of one another by using the alpha argument