Examples of what can be done with Datashader.

To learn how to use Datashader, see the Getting Started guide.

Detailed documentation is contained in the User Guide .


  • census
    Population and racial data from the 2010 US Census visualized as scatter points.
  • gerrymandering
    US Congressional boundaries overlaid on 2010 US Census data.
  • landsat
    Hyperspectral satellite imaging data from Landsat8 visualized as rasters.
  • lidar
    LIDAR imaging data visualized as points.
  • network packets
    PCAP network traffic data visualized as network graphs.
  • nyc taxi
    NYC Taxi data visualized as points, curves, and bars.
  • opensky
    OpenSky airplane trajectories visualized as points.
  • osm-1billion
    1-billion-point OpenStreetMap dataset visualized as points on a laptop, in memory.
  • osm
    2.7-billion-point OpenStreetMap dataset visualized as points on a laptop, out of core.
  • param dashboard
    30-line dashboard for datashader plots based on the Param library.
  • bay trimesh
    Rendering a triangular mesh of water depths in the Chesapeake and Delaware bay areas.
  • solar
    Solar radiation data.
  • uk_researchers
    Network graph of collaborations between UK researchers.