[gdal-dev] Converting coordinates/Projection

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu May 27 08:46:17 EDT 2010

Gilbert Ferrara wrote:
> Hi there
> I have a few satellite images in Latlon WGS84 and I need to convert it 
> to UTM (a specific Zone). What GDAL tool shall I use? GDAL_translate or 


To reproject an image gdalwarp is the appropriate tool.  If the image is
properly georeferenced already, it may be sufficient to do something like:

   gdalwarp -t_srs "+proj=utm +zone=11 +datum=WGS84" latlong.tif utm.tif

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