Xiao-Le Deng

SHTools & pyshtools: Tools for Working with Spherical Harmonics

1. Introduction

SHTOOLS/pyshtools is a Fortran-95/Python library that can be used to perform spherical harmonic transforms, multitaper spectral analyses, expansions of functions into Slepian bases, and standard operations on global gravitational and magnetic field data.

GitHub: https://github.com/SHTOOLS/SHTOOLS

Download: https://github.com/SHTOOLS/SHTOOLS/releases

pyshtools’s documentation: https://shtools.github.io/SHTOOLS/

SHTOOLS documentation: https://shtools.github.io/SHTOOLS/index-fortran.html

2. Reference

Wieczorek, M. A., & Meschede, M. (2018). Shtools: Tools for working with spherical harmonics. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 19(8), 2574-2592. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GC007529