[osg-users] Converting GeoTiff to UTM - unable to compute output bounds

Glenn Waldron gwaldron at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 10:26:04 PDT 2008

J-S, if you know it is UTM 32N, you can assign that CS with something like

gdal_translate -a_srs "+proj=utm +zone=32 +datum=WGS84 +units=m" file.tif

HTH. Glenn

On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 12:06 PM, Jean-Sébastien Guay <
jean-sebastien.guay at cm-labs.com> wrote:

> Hi Glenn,
>  J-S, from the looks of the coords, your original file may have already
>> been in UTM to begin with. When you ran "gdal_translate -a_srs WGS84
>> file.tif file.wgs84.tif" you assigned a WGS84 projection to what appears to
>> be a UTM tif file. Can you double-check this?
> Hm, interesting, all those "unknown", "unnamed" and "unretrievable" values
> looked to me like I needed to assign a projection to the file...
> You're right, VPB can use the original file no problem. But won't the units
> be lat/long degrees then? I need meters. I'm waiting for the results...
> Thanks,
> J-S
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