[Taxacom] conversion of GPS coordinates UTM into LatLong

Eric Gouda e.j.gouda at uu.nl
Thu Feb 10 05:33:49 CST 2011


Op 9-2-2011 19:00, taxacom-request at mailman.nhm.ku.edu schreef:
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> Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 07:15:48 +1100
> From: Bob Mesibov<mesibov at southcom.com.au>
> Subject: Re: [Taxacom] conversion of GPS coordinates UTM into LatLong
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> I use the excellent free program Locations on the Earth (LOTE):
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> http://www.ecostats.com/software/software.htm
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> It's been promoted by NASA (http://gcmd.nasa.gov/records/ESS_LOTE.html) If you're a Linux user, please note that this Windows program runs perfectly under WINE.
I use some PHP scripts to make the conversion in my MySQL specimen database
An example of the script in a web page can be found on our site:
http://botu07.bio.uu.nl/collection/index.php?name=Tools&topic=Metric_conversion

If you need to convert many, it would be best to use a script.

Best,
Eric

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