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### Working with intersecting polar grids

I'm having some trouble figuring out the best way handle some GIS data. I want to analyze pollution from specific sites at specific points. I have a list of sites I'm interested in all across the ...
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### How do I get utm data converted into wgs84 all within Python27?

How do I get utm data converted into wgs84 all within Python27? Does anyone know how to import the QGIS Lyon 'reproject' tool I to Python27? I have a Python script that writes utm Into a text file ...
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### How to describe a MODIS Tile's distortion

When looking at the MODIS grid [1] and compare it to how the sinusoidal projection is distorted, I wonder how to both practically and formally describe the distortion factor for each MODIS grid tile. ...
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### Re-projecting ground control points of similar images (Georeferencing in QGIS)

I have several maps to digitize. The base maps were Canadian NTS map sheets, all for more or less the same region. The useful information has been traced on top with handwritten markings. The maps ...
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### How to know what value use to convert meter in degree using Google Maps info [duplicate]

I am trying to create a mathematical formula to convert meters to decimal degrees. Reading this article Decimal Degrees, I thought this generic formula: x = (Value_in_meter * 0.00001)/1.1132 But I ...
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### What is the formula for calculating world coordinates for a given LatLng in Google maps?

I want to calculate a given LatLng to the world coordinate . I know I can use the internal projection of Google maps like this: var map=new google.maps.Map(...); map.getProjection()....
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### Translating lat/lon coordinate on rotated/scaled maps

I need to indicate a lat/lon coordinate in an old map like this: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~3017~90020003:Topographical-Map-Of-The-City-and-C Projected on Google Maps: ...
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### Selected Literature on coordinate transformations?

I am looking to hone my skills in the theory and the mathematicas involving the projections systems, projection transformations ( from xy to uv, φλ and vice versa). Can you share the books/pdfs/...
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### Determining Natural Origin for a GeoTIFF file (Lambert Conic)

I am trying to display an existing GeoTIFF file (from the FAA WAC set) in an application that requires the GeoTIFF NaturalOriginLongitude tag (FalconView 5.1.1). There are some older files in that set ...