Right now, for me, any Basemap example that uses colorbar() is broken
for me. I think there's a problem with how Basemap sets the current
'image' so that a colorbar can be automatically generated for plots.
The code currently does:
plt.gci._current = ret
I think the current image handling in matplotlib itself was reworked
(at least according to SVN logs, r7494), so that now instead there's a
I'd be happy fix these myself if you're too busy.
Graduate Research Assistant
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma