The Grid Analysis and Display System (GrADS) is an interactive desktop tool for easy access, manipulation, and visualization of earth science data. The OpenGrADS Project seeks to develop advanced interfaces and extensions based on the main GrADS engine.
500 hPa height contours on a CONUS sector
500 hPa heights on a Blue Marble image (PyGrADS)
Aerosol optical thickness on a Blue Marble image (PyGrADS)
Dust AOT on a GOES East background (PyGrADS)
Sample contour plots (PyGrADS)
Surface Temperature with a continuous color scale.