XSectionDisplay.plot_xsection_map(dsname, varname, subplot_index=(0,), coastlines=True, background=False, **kwargs)[source]

Plots a cross section of 2D data on a geographical map.

  • dsname (str or None) – The name of the datastream to plot from. Set to None to have ACT attempt to automatically detect this.

  • varname (str) – The name of the variable to plot.

  • subplot_index (tuple) – The index of the subplot to plot inside.

  • coastlines (bool) – Set to True to plot the coastlines.

  • background (bool) – Set to True to plot a stock image background.

  • **kwargs (keyword arguments) – Additional keyword arguments will be passed into act.plotting.XSectionDisplay.plot_xsection()


ax (matplotlib axis handle) – The matplotlib axis handle corresponding to the plot.