The Generic Mapping Tools, GMT, are an open source collection of 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. It is released under the GNU Lesser General Public License.
Talk at Scipy2017 about the GMT Python interface
We have started the initial design of the Python wrappers and will be giving a talk about it at Scipy2017 in July.
GMT 5.4.0 released May 8, 2017
We have released a new 5.4.x series with many new features and options, as well as broad enhancements.