# sphere_fibonacci_grid

sphere_fibonacci_grid, a Python code which constructs a grid of points using the Fibonacci spiral over the surface of a sphere in 3D.

### Languages:

sphere_fibonacci_grid is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN90 version and a MATLAB version and a Python version.

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### Reference:

1. Edward Saff, Arno Kuijlaars,
Distributing Many Points on a Sphere,
The Mathematical Intelligencer,
Volume 19, Number 1, 1997, pages 5-11.
2. Richard Swinbank, James Purser,
Fibonacci grids: A novel approach to global modelling,
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society,
Volume 132, Number 619, July 2006 Part B, pages 1769-1793.

### Source Code:

Last revised on 03 February 2020.