Guideline for choosing the right scientific colour map for any given dataset. For effective data representation, the nature of a given data set has to be matched by a suitable colour map class, type, and colour combination; the flow chart provides clear instruction for when to choose which of them.
- Creator: Fabio Crameri
- This version: 28.10.2021
- License: Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
- Specific citation: This graphics guideline by Fabio Crameri from Crameri et al. (2020) is available via the open-access s-Ink repository.
- Related reference: Crameri, F., G.E. Shephard, and P.J. Heron (2020), The misuse of colour in science communication, Nature Communications, 11, 5444. doi:10.1038/s41467-020-19160-7
- Vector format
- Colour-vision deficiency friendly
- Readable in black&white
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