[FWTools] Calculating Marsden Squares

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Feb 5 14:38:40 EST 2009

Macleod, Dan wrote:
> This is the first I've heard of the fwTools software and I'm trying to 
> get some information on it.
> I'm in the process of developing a Java application that will receive a 
> Lat/Long and radius. I have to calculate the Marsden Square from those 
> params. Does the fwTools libraries support this type of calculation or 
> am I just way off base?


I had to look up Marsden Squares as I hadn't heard of them:


I see they are a naming convention for a grid system of regions of the
world.  I am unaware of any software included in FWTools that knows about
the extents of Marsden Squares.

Good luck,
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