basemap 1.2.2-foss-2020b

The matplotlib basemap toolkit is a library for plotting 2D data on maps in Python

Accessing basemap 1.2.2-foss-2020b

To load the module for basemap 1.2.2-foss-2020b please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load basemap/1.2.2-foss-2020b

BEAR Apps Version




The listed architectures consist of two part: OS-CPU.

  • BlueBEAR: The OS used on BlueBEAR is represented by EL and there are several different processor (CPU) types available on BlueBEAR. More information about the processor types on BlueBEAR is available on the BlueBEAR Job Submission page.
  • BEAR and CaStLeS Cloud VMs: These VMs can have one of two OSes. Those with access to a BEAR Cloud or CaStLeS VM should check that the listed architectures for an application include the OS of VM being used. The VMs, irrespective of OS, will use the haswell CPU type.


  • basemap 1.2.2
  • pyproj 3.2.1
  • pyshp 2.1.3

More Information

For more information visit the basemap website.


This version of basemap has a direct dependency on: foss/2020b GEOS/3.9.1-GCC-10.2.0 matplotlib/3.3.3-foss-2020b Pillow/8.0.1-GCCcore-10.2.0 pyproj/3.0.1-foss-2020b Python/3.8.6-GCCcore-10.2.0 SciPy-bundle/2020.11-foss-2020b

Other Versions

These versions of basemap are available on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs). These will be retained in accordance with our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

Last modified on 20th September 2021