[Taxacom] conversion of GPS coordinates UTM into LatLong

Paul J. Morris mole at morris.net
Tue Feb 8 09:12:52 CST 2011

On Tue, 8 Feb 2011 13:33:47 +0000
Andre van Proosdij <andrevanproosdij at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I'm using georeferenced herbarium specimen for species distributions
> modeling purposes. Many of the specimens have GPS coordinates in UTM,
> which I wish to convert into Latitude\Longitude. Does anyone of you
> know a tool, either spreadsheet or online sercice, that can be used
> to convert GPS coordinates from UTM into Latitude/Longitude? 

The R package PBSmapping has a function convUL that will do this.

Paul J. Morris
Biodiversity Informatics Manager
Harvard University Herbaria/Museum of Comparative Zo├Âlogy
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