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GEOTRANS: The Geographic Translator
Entry ID: GEOTRANS
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Summary
Abstract: GEOTRANS (Geographic Translator) is an application program which allows you to easily convert geographic coordinates among a wide variety of coordinate systems, map projections, and datums. GEOTRANS runs in Microsoft Windows (95 and NT) and UNIX Motif environments.

The user interface of GEOTRANS is similar to that of a calculator. To convert a set of coordinates, simply select the coordinate system or map projection, and the datum, in which your coordinates are defined, enter the source coordinates, select the coordinate system or map projection, and the datum, to which you want the coordinates to be converted, and click on the Convert button. The resulting coordinates will be displayed. Because the GEOTRANS application stores your previous selections, you can convert additional coordinate sets from the same source by just entering the new coordinates and clicking the Convert button. You can change any of the coordinate system, map projection, or datum selections at any time. Currently, twenty-five different coordinate systems, map projections, grids, and coding schemes, and over two hundred different datums, are supported.

GEOTRANS can also be used to efficiently convert large numbers of coordinates contained in text files. The file format is very simple. A multiline file header defines the coordinate system or map projection, and datum, of the coordinates contained in the file. Following the header, each line contains a single set of coordinates, separated by commas. Using the GEOTRANS file processing interface, you can select an existing file of coordinates to be converted, define the coordinate system or map projection, and the datum, to which you want to convert the coordinates, and specify the name and location of the output file that is to be created. GEOTRANS then converts the input file and creates the output file as a single operation.

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Service Citation
Originators: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Title: GEOTRANS: The Geographic Translator
Release_Date: 2011-01-19
Provider: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Edition: 3.1
URL: http://earth-info.nima.mil/GandG/geotrans/
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL AQUATIC SCIENCES   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL COMMODITIES   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL SCIENCE   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FEED PRODUCTS   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOOD SCIENCE   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >PLANT COMMODITIES   [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >SOILS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AEROSOLS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION   [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SEA ICE   [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >SOCIAL BEHAVIOR   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >BOUNDARIES   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >PUBLIC HEALTH   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >INFRASTRUCTURE   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >LAND MANAGEMENT >LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >GROUND WATER   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >EROSION/SEDIMENTATION   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SURFACE THERMAL PROPERTIES   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LANDSCAPE   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SURFACE RADIATIVE PROPERTIES   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >TOPOGRAPHY   [Definition]
OCEANS >BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY   [Definition]
OCEANS >COASTAL PROCESSES   [Definition]
OCEANS >MARINE GEOPHYSICS   [Definition]
OCEANS >MARINE SEDIMENTS   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN ACOUSTICS   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN CHEMISTRY   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN CIRCULATION   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN HEAT BUDGET   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN OPTICS   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN PRESSURE   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WINDS   [Definition]
OCEANS >SALINITY/DENSITY   [Definition]
OCEANS >SEA ICE   [Definition]
OCEANS >TIDES   [Definition]
OCEANS >WATER QUALITY   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >INFRARED WAVELENGTHS   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >MICROWAVE   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >SIGMA NAUGHT   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >SENSOR CHARACTERISTICS   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >VISIBLE WAVELENGTHS   [Definition]
SUN-EARTH INTERACTIONS >SOLAR ACTIVITY   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOCHEMISTRY   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GRAVITY/GRAVITATIONAL FIELD   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOMAGNETISM   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOTHERMAL DYNAMICS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >EARTH GASES/LIQUIDS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >EARTHQUAKES   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >VOLCANIC ACTIVITY   [Definition]
OCEANS >MARINE VOLCANISM   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >GAMMA RAY   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADIO WAVE   [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND   [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >FROZEN GROUND   [Definition]
OCEANS >AQUATIC SCIENCES   [Definition]
CLIMATE INDICATORS >ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS >HUMIDITY INDICES   [Definition]
CLIMATE INDICATORS >ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS >TELECONNECTIONS   [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >X-RAY   [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS   [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >HABITAT CONVERSION/FRAGMENTATION   [Definition]
SUN-EARTH INTERACTIONS >SOLAR ENERGETIC PARTICLE FLUX   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >FUNGI   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >PLANTS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >NITROGEN COMPOUNDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >SULFUR COMPOUNDS   [Definition]
ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA
BOUNDARIES
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
ECONOMY
ELEVATION
ENVIRONMENT
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
HEALTH
IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER
INLAND WATERS
OCEANS
PLANNING CADASTRE
SOCIETY
STRUCTURE
TRANSPORTATION
UTILITIES/COMMUNICATIONS
Use Constraints
Use Disclaimer:

1. The GEOTRANS source code ("the software") is provided free of charge by the
National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) of the United States Department of
Defense. Although NIMA makes no copyright claim under Title 17 U.S.C., NIMA
claims copyrights in the source code under other legal regimes. NIMA hereby
grants to each user of the software a license to use and distribute the
software, and develop derivative works.

2. Warranty Disclaimer: The software was developed to meet only the internal
requirements of the U.S. National Imagery and Mapping Agency. The software is
provided "as is," and no warranty, express or implied, including but not
limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for particular
purpose or arising by statute or otherwise in law or from a course of dealing
or usage in trade, is made by NIMA as to the accuracy and functioning of the
software.

3. NIMA and its personnel are not required to provide technical support or
general assistance with respect to the software.

4. Neither NIMA nor its personnel will be liable for any claims, losses, or
damages arising from or connected with the use of the software. The user agrees
to hold harmless the United States National Imagery and Mapping Agency. The
user's sole and exclusive remedy is to stop using the software.

5. NIMA requests that products developed using the software credit the source
of the software with the following statement, "The product was developed using
GEOTRANS, a product of the National Imagery and Mapping Agency and U.S. Army
Engineering Research and Development Center."

6. For any products developed using the software, NIMA requires a disclaimer
that use of the software does not indicate endorsement or approval of the
product by the Secretary of Defense or the National Imagery and Mapping Agency.
Pursuant to the United States Code, 10 U.S.C. ß 2797, the name of the National
Imagery and Mapping Agency, the initials "NIMA", the seal of the National
Imagery and Mapping Agency, or any colorable imitation thereof shall not be
used to imply approval, endorsement, or authorization of a product without
prior written permission from United States Secretary of Defense.
Service Provider
Geospatial Sciences Division, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, U.S. Department of Defense

Service Provider Personnel
Name: GEOSPATIAL SCIENCES DIVISION
Phone: (314) 263-4213
Fax: (314) 260-5024
Email: gandg at .nga.mil
Contact Address:
ATTN: Customer Help Desk/J-52
NGA
3838 Vogal Road
City: Arnold
Province or State: MO
Postal Code: 63010-6238
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
MSP PROGRAM HELPLINE
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: msphelp at baesystems.com

TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2004-03-02
SERF Last Revision Date: 2011-10-03
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