GMT References

The seminal references to GMT and subsequent releases are

  1. Wessel, P., W. H. F. Smith, R. Scharroo, J. F. Luis, and F. Wobbe, Generic Mapping Tools: Improved version released, EOS Trans. AGU, 94, 409-410, 2013.
  2. Wessel, P. and W. H. F. Smith, New, improved version of the Generic Mapping Tools released, EOS Trans. AGU, 79, 579, 1998.
  3. Wessel, P. and W. H. F. Smith, New version of the Generic Mapping Tools released, EOS Trans. AGU, 76, 329, 1995.
  4. Wessel, P. and W. H. F. Smith, Free software helps map and display data, EOS Trans. AGU, 72, 441, 1991.

Furthermore, the 1995 electronic supplement for EOS contains a more detailed article describing the GMT 3.0 release.

In addition, various papers discuss algorithms used in GMT tools or support data:

  1. Chandler, M. T., and P. Wessel, 2012, Errata-based correction of marine geophysical trackline data, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13(Q10004) [mgd77 supplement].
  2. Kim, S.-S., and P. Wessel, 2008, Directional median filtering for regional-residual separation of bathymetry, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 9, Q03005 [misc supplement].
  3. Luis, J. F. and J. M. Miranda, 2008, Reevaluation of magnetic chrons in the North Atlantic between 35N and 47N: Implications for the formation of the Azores Triple Junction and associated plateau, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B10105 [potential supplement].
  4. Smith, W. H. F., and P. Wessel, 1990, Gridding with a Continuous Curvature Surface in Tension, Geophysics, 55, 293-305 [surface].
  5. Wessel, P., 2010, Tools for analyzing intersecting tracks: the x2sys package, Comput. Geosci., 36, 348-354 [x2sys supplement].
  6. Wessel, P., 2009. A general-purpose Green's function-based interpolator, Comput. Geosci., 35, 1247-1254 [greenspline].
  7. Wessel, P., 1999, New hotspotting tools released, EOS Trans. AGU, 80(29) [spotter supplement].
  8. Wessel, P., and J. Becker, 2008, Gridding of spherical data using a Green's function for splines in tension, Geophys. J. Int., 174, 21-28 [greenspline].
  9. Wessel, P., and M. T. Chandler, 2007, The MGD77 suppplement to the Generic Mapping Tools, Comput. Geosci., 33(1), 62-75 [mgd77 supplement].
  10. Wessel, P., and W. H. F. Smith (1996), A global, self-consistent, hierarchical, high-resolution shoreline database, J. Geophys. Res., 101(B4), 8741–8743 [GSHHG data].