wgs2utm (version 2)

version 1.2.0.0 (3.1 KB) by alexandre schimel
Convert WGS84 coordinates (Latitude, Longitude) into UTM coordinates (northing, easting).

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Updated 1 Feb 2012

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function similar to Rafael Palacios's deg2utm.m but using formulas from "Map Projections - A Working Manual" by J.P. Snyder (1987) for better precision in Southern hemisphere.

This second version allows forcing UTM zone and hemisphere in input, but can still be used like the previous version in which the function finds the appropriate zone.

Examples:
Lat=[48.866667; 34.05; -36.85 ];
Lon=[2.333056; -118.25; 174.783333];
% data zones:
[x1,y1,utmzone1,utmhemi1] = wgs2utm(Lat,Lon)
% forced zone:
[x2,y2,utmzone2,utmhemi2] = wgs2utm(Lat,Lon,60,'S')

Cite As

alexandre schimel (2022). wgs2utm (version 2) (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/14804-wgs2utm-version-2), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2011b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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Acknowledgements

Inspired by: deg2utm

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