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I was looking at the data posted on this page https://datadryad.org/handle/10255/dryad.83330

The readme file says that the coordinate column is given as

Coordinates (UTM, midpoint): WGS84 32V

and in the main data file some examples of entries are

NM9890048100
NM9920047850
NM9975046050
PM0170046800
PM0110045100
PM0120046100

Coordinate entries start with either NM or PM. Any idea how I can convert these to longitude/latitude?

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It is MGRS. V is in northern hemisphere, so it translates to UTM 32N (EPSG 32632). The leading N translates to a x offset of 500000, P is 600000. Second letter M translates to a y offset of 6600000. So NM9890048100 is x 598900 y 6648100 in EPSG 32632. This translates to lat 59.95839/lon 9.27103.

I used this web service for looking up the numbers.

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