Scientific colour map suite

A complete suite of perceptually uniform and colour-vision deficiency friendly colour palettes.

  • Creator: Fabio Crameri
  • This version: 07.08.2021
  • License: MIT License
  • Specific citation: The Scientific colour map batlow (Crameri 2018) is used in this study to prevent visual distortion of the data and exclusion of readers with colour­vision deficiencies (Crameri et al., 2020) and is available via the open-access s-Ink repository.
  • Related references:
    Crameri, F. (2018). Scientific colour maps. Zenodo.
    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
  • Open-access files
  • Various formats for use with regular visualisation software
  • Dark version
  • Colour-vision deficiency friendly
  • Readable in black&white

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