[Proj] Pixel Shifts When Warping

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sun May 17 05:54:44 EST 2015

On Sun, May 17, 2015 at 6:44 AM, Yuta Sato <yutaxsato at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear GDAL and Proj Developers and Users:
> I am really frustrated when the MODIS HDF file converted into GeoTiff with
> GCS projection never match with the same MODIS file  converted from MODIS
> Reprojection tool.

We had this issue in the past, too, for our "EuroLST" project
(gap-filling of all LST maps for Europe, see
Solved since then, see below.

> Do you have any idea on which is more precise: gdalwarp or MRT? Or there is
> any way in gdalwarp to get the same image as MRT gives?

You may take a look at

pyModis >= 1.0 comes with fast GDAL support (way faster than MRT).

The details of the gdalwarp usage you find in the source code here:

Hope this helps,


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