[Proj] FWTools and Proj: Installation

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Jun 6 02:08:09 EDT 2008

Conor O'Donoghue wrote:
> Hamish and Frank,
> I have another question.... but first, thanks for the input. By 
> following both instructions i did get the correct result.
> I only need FWTools to convert from one projection to another from the 
> command line, usually starting with a GeoTiff in Geographic projection.
> Could you give me one example (so I can see the syntax) using  
> source.tif (geographic projection GeoTIFF) for input and creating an 
> output GeoTIFF named destination.tif in Mercator projection.


Perhaps something like:

   gdalwarp -t_srs '+proj=merc +datum=WGS84' source.tif destination.tif

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