GMT 2016

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GMT is an open source collection of about 80 command-line tools for manipulating geographic and Cartesian data sets (including filtering, trend fitting, gridding, projecting, etc.) and producing PostScript illustrations ranging from simple x-y plots via contour maps to artificially illuminated surfaces and 3D perspective views; the GMT supplements add another 40 more specialized and discipline-specific tools.

Installed versions

There is just one version of GMT installed on environment hpc-uniol-env:


Using GMT on the HPC cluster

For GMT to be used, you have to load the module after logging in to the HPC node:

 module load GMT


To get an overview about the available modules and supplements provided by GMT, you can use the help command:

gmt --help

Otherwise, you can take a look at the full documentation of GMT, which can be found in their wiki or on GitHub.