<HTML dir=ltr><HEAD><TITLE>Re: [Proj] Standard projection for Mediterranean basin</TITLE>
<META http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=unicode">
<META content="MSHTML 6.00.6000.16981" name=GENERATOR></HEAD>
<BODY>
<DIV id=idOWAReplyText66217 dir=ltr>
<DIV dir=ltr><FONT face="Times New Roman" color=#000000 size=2>So?</FONT></DIV>
<DIV dir=ltr><FONT size=2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV dir=ltr><FONT size=2>Keep the parameters and just use Authalic Latitude.</FONT></DIV>
<DIV dir=ltr><FONT size=2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV dir=ltr><FONT size=2>Easy.</FONT></DIV>
<DIV dir=ltr><FONT face="Times New Roman" color=#000000 size=2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV></DIV>
<DIV id=idSignature82813 dir=ltr>
<DIV><FONT face="Times New Roman" color=#000000 size=2><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Clifford J. Mugnier, C.P., C.M.S.<BR>Past National Director (2006-2008),<BR>Photogrammetric Applications Division<BR>American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing <BR>and <BR>Chief of Geodesy,</SPAN></FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face="Times New Roman" color=#000000 size=2><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'; FONT-VARIANT: small-caps; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: EN-US">Center for GeoInformatics</SPAN></SPAN></FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face="Times New Roman" color=#000000 size=2><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'; FONT-VARIANT: small-caps; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: EN-US"></SPAN>Department of Civil Engineering <BR>Patrick F. Taylor Hall 3223A<BR><STRONG>LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY</STRONG> <BR>Baton Rouge, LA&nbsp; 70803<BR>Voice and Facsimile:&nbsp; (225) 578-8536 [Academic] <BR>Voice and Facsimile:&nbsp; (225) 578-8925 [Research] <BR>Honorary Life Member of the <BR>Louisiana Society of Professional Surveyors <BR>Member Emeritus of the ASPRS <BR>Member of the Americas Petroleum Survey Group<BR>======================================================<BR></SPAN><A href="https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.lsu.edu/%20exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://email.l" target=_blank><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">http://www.asprs.org/resources/GRIDS/</SPAN></A><BR><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">======================================================</SPAN></FONT></DIV></DIV>
<DIV dir=ltr><BR>
<HR tabIndex=-1>
<FONT face=Tahoma size=2><B>From:</B> proj-bounces@lists.maptools.org on behalf of Gerald I. Evenden<BR><B>Sent:</B> Mon 15-Feb-10 08:30<BR><B>To:</B> PROJ.4 and general Projections Discussions<BR><B>Subject:</B> Re: [Proj] Standard projection for Mediterranean basin<BR></FONT><BR></DIV>
<DIV>
<P><FONT size=2>On Sunday 14 February 2010 11:46:30 pm Clifford J Mugnier wrote:<BR>&gt; From 1925 to 1946, there was a "British Grid" used by the Allied Forces in<BR>&gt; the Mediterranean.&nbsp; The British Army (GSGS) established the "Mediterranean<BR>&gt; Zone" for the secant Lambert Conical Orthomorphic Projection where the<BR>&gt; central meridian was 29 East of Greenwich, and the latitude of origin was<BR>&gt; 39 30' N, the scale factor at origin was 0.99906, the False Easting was<BR>&gt; 900 km, and the False Northing was 600 km.<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt; See my column in PE&amp;RS for December of 2002 on Greece.<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt; Clifford J. Mugnier, C.P., C.M.S.<BR>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ...<BR><BR>I had the inference that the request was for an equal-area projection---a mode<BR>that I consider preferable for thematic purposes.<BR><BR>--<BR>The whole religious complexion of the modern world is due<BR>to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.<BR>-- Havelock Ellis (1859-1939) British psychologist<BR>_______________________________________________<BR>Proj mailing list<BR>Proj@lists.maptools.org<BR><A href="http://lists.maptools.org/mailman/listinfo/proj">http://lists.maptools.org/mailman/listinfo/proj</A></FONT> </P></DIV></BODY></HTML>