colors: Data that define some colour palettes

Description Author(s) Source References See Also


The colors dataset is a list containing vectors of colour-scheme names, e.g. colors$viridis holds colours for the colour palette known as Viridis, which in 2015 became the default colour palette in the matplotlib 2.0 Python library [1].


Authored by matplotlib contributes, packaged in oce by Dan Kelley


The data come from the code in matplotlib [1].


1. Matplotlib is developed on github; see

See Also

oceColorsViridis uses this dataset.

Other datasets provided with oce: adp, adv, argo, cm, coastlineWorld, ctdRaw, ctd, echosounder, landsat, lisst, lobo, met, rsk, sealevelTuktoyaktuk, sealevel, section, topoWorld, wind

Other things related to colors: colormap, oce.colorsGebco, oce.colorsTwo

oce documentation built on Jan. 29, 2018, 1:03 a.m.