This package contains a set of tools, utilities and stylesheets for working with the Geoscience Australia Australian Bathymetry and Topography Grid.
Here is a sample rendering of this Geoscience Australia Australian Bathymetry and Topography Grid using the process documented in this repository.
All scripts and files within this repository are licensed as follows.
To the extent possible under law, the person who associated CC0 with this work has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work. http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
The Bathymetry and Topography Grid from Geoscience Australia, according
to the document in
reports_metadata_files.zip/reports and text files/copyright.txt,
is licensed as follows.
© Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) 2009. This material is released under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/au/
However you should approach this with caution because several of the datasets which were used to build the Bathymetry and Topography Grid product are released under a non compatible license (CIAT-CSI SRTM). It remains unclear if Geoscience Australia has obtained a license from CGIAR to make use of this material and release derivative works under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence.
To run through all the steps provided by these script you will need,
Downloading the Dataset
You can download the Reference documents and Bathymetry and Topography Grid files using,
The grid is provided in several formats. This script uses the ERS file.
To unzip these downloads run,
The next step will generate three rasters, as required by the ausbath-hillshaded-color-relief.xml Mapnik stylesheet (color relief, hillshade and slopeshade).
Previewing the Mapnik Style
There are many ways to use the Mapnik stylesheet. If you just want to preview it locally then
liteserv may be your best option.
There is a live preview of this stylesheet.