Spatial reference information
Description of the spatial referencing of the dataset.
the description of the reference frame for, and the means to encode, coordinates in the data set.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Horizontal Coordinate System
The reference frame or system from which linear or angular quantities are measured and assigned to the position that a point occupies.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Geographic coordinates
Statement of the quantities of latitude and longitude which define the position of a point on the Earth's surface with respect to a reference spheroid.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Planar
The quantities of distances, or distances and angles, which define the position of a point on a reference plane to which the surface of the Earth has been projected.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Local
a description of any coordinate system that is not aligned with the surface of the Earth.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Local Description
A description of the coordinate system and its orientation to the surface of the Earth.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Local Georeference Information
a description of the information provided to register the local system to the Earth (e.g. control points, satellite ephemeral data, inertial navigation data).
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Geodetic Model
parameters for the shape of the earth.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Vertical Coordinate System Definition
The reference frame or system from which vertical distances (altitudes or depths) are measured.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Altitude System Definition
the reference frame or system from which altitudes (elevations) are measured.
The term "altitude"' is used instead of the common term "elevation" to conform to the terminology in Federal Information Processing Standards 70-1 and 173.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Altitude Datum Name
The identification given to the surface taken as the surface of reference from which altitudes are measured.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Altitude Resolution
The minimum distance possible between two adjacent altitude values, expressed in Altitude Distance Units of measure.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Altitude Distance Units
Units in which altitude is measured.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Altitude Encoding Method
The means used to encode the altitudes.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Depth System Definition
The reference frame or system from which depths are measured.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Depth Datum Name
The identification given to surface of reference from which depths are measured.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Depth Resolution
The minimum distance possible between two adjacent depth values, expressed in Depth Distance Units of measure.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Depth Distance Units
The units in which depths are recorded.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Depth Encoding Method
The means used to encode depths.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Latitude Resolution
The minimum difference between two adjacent latitude values expressed in Geographic Coordinate Units of measure.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Longitude Resolution
The minimum difference between two adjacent longitude values expressed in Geographic Coordinate Units of measure.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Geographic Coordinate Units
The units of measure used for the latitude and longitude values.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Map Projection
the systematic representation of all or part of the surface of the Earth on a plane or developable surface.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Map Projection Name
The name of the map projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Albers Conical Equal Area
Parameters for the Albers Conical Equal Area projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Azimuthal Equidistant
Parameters for the Azimuthal Equidistant projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Equidistant Conic
Parameters for the Equidistant Conic projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Equirectangular
Parameters for the Equirectangular projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
General Vertical Near-sided Perspective
Parameters for the General Vertical Near-sided Perspective projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Gnomonic
Parameters for the Gnomonic projection
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area
Parameters for the Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Lambert Conformal Conic
Parameters for the Lambert Conformal Conic projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Mercator
Parameters for the Mercator projection
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Modified Stereographic for Alaska
Parameters for the Modified Stereographic for Alaska projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Miller Cylindrical
Parameters for the Miller Cylindrical projection
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Oblique Mercator
Parameters for the Oblique Mercator projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Orthographic
Parameters for the Orthographic projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Polar Stereographic
parameters for the Polar Stereographic projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Polyconic
Parameters for the Polyconic projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Robinson
Parameters for the Robinson projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Sinusoidal
Parameters for the Sinusoidal projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Space Oblique Mercator (Landsat)
Parameters for the Space Oblique Mercator (Landsat) projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Stereographic
Parameters for the Stereographic projection
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Transverse Mercator
Parameters for the Transvers mercator projection
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
van der Grinten
Parameters for the van der Grinten projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Other Projection Definition
a description of a projection, not defined elsewhere in the standard, that was used for the data set.
The information provided shall include the name of the projection, names of parameters and values used for the data set, and the citation of the specification for the algorithms that describe the mathematical relationship between Earth and plane or developable surface for the projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Map Projection Parameters - a complete parameter set of the projection that was used for the data set. The information provided shall include the names of the parameters and values used for the data set that describe the mathematical relationship between the Earth and the plane or developable surface for the projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Height of Perspective Point Above Surface - height of viewpoint above the Earth, expressed in meters.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Latitude of Projection Center - latitude of the point of projection for azimuthal projections.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Latitude of Projection Origin - latitude chosen as the origin of rectangular coordinates for a map projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Central Meridian - the line of longitude at the center of a map projection generally used as the basis for constructing the projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Projection Center - longitude of the point of projection for azimuthal projections.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Scale Factor at Center Line - a multiplier for reducing a distance obtained from a map by computation or scaling to the actual distance along the center line.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Scale Factor at Central Meridian - a multiplier for reducing a distance obtained from a map by computation or scaling to the actual distance along the central meridian.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Scale Factor at Equator - a multiplier for reducing a distance obtained from a map by computation or scaling to the actual distance along the equator.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Scale Factor at Projection Origin - a multiplier for reducing a distance obtained from a map by computation or scaling to the actual distance at the projection origin.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Standard Parallel - line of constant latitude at which the surface of the Earth and the plane or developable surface intersect.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Straight Vertical Longitude from Pole - longitude to be oriented straight up from the North or South Pole.
Grid Coordinate System
A plane-rectangular coordinate system usually based on, and mathematically adjusted to, a map projection so that geographic positions can be readily transformed to and from plane coordinates.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Grid Coordinate System
The name of the grid coordinate system.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM)
A grid system based on the transverse mercator projection, applied between latitudes 84 degrees north and 80 degrees south on the Earth's surface.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
UTM Zone Number
Identifier for the UTM zone.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Transverse Mercator
Parameters for theTransverse mercator projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Transverse Mercator - contains parameters for theTransverse mercator projection.
Universal Polar Stereographic (UPS)
A grid system based on the polar stereographic projection, applied to the Earth's polar regions north of 84 degrees north and south of 80 degrees south.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
UPS Zone Identifier
Identifier for the UPS zone.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Polar Stereographic
parameters for the Polar Stereographic projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
State Plane Coordinate System (SPCS)
a plane-rectangular coordinate system established for each state in the United States by the National Geodetic Survey.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
SPCS Zone Identifier
Identifier for the SPCS zone.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Lambert Conformal Conic
Parameters for the Lambert Conformal Conic projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Transverse Mercator
Parameters for theTransverse mercator projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Oblique Mercator
Parameters for the Oblique Mercator projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Polyconic
Parameters for the Polyconic projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
ARC Coordinate System
The Equal Arc-second Coordinate System,
a plane-rectangular coordinate system established in Department of Defense, 1990, Military specification ARC Digitized Raster Graphics (ADRG) (MIL-A-89007): Philadelphia, Department of Defense, Defense Printing Service Detachment Office.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
ARC System Zone Identifier
identifier for the ARC Coordinate System Zone.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Equirectangular
Parameters for the Equirectangular projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Azimuthal Equidistant
Parameters for the Azimuthal Equidistant projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Other Grid System's Definition
A complete description of a grid system, not defined elsewhere in this standard, that was used for the data set.
The information provided shall include the name of the grid system, the names of the parameters and values used for the data set, and the citation of the specification for the algorithms that describe the mathematical relationship between the Earth and the coordinates of the grid system.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Local Planar
Any right-handed planar coordinate system of which the z-axis coincides with a plumb line through the origin that locally is aligned with the surface of the Earth.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Local Planar Description
A description of the local planar system.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Local Planar Georeference Information
a description of the information provided to register the local planar system to the Earth (e.g. control points, satellite ephemeral data, inertial navigation data).
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Planar Coordinate Information
Information about the coordinate system developed on the planar surface.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Planar Coordinate Encoding Method
The means used to represent horizontal positions.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Coordinate Representation
The method of encoding the position of a point by measuring its distance from perpendicular reference axes (the "coordinate pair" and "row and column" methods).
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Abscissa Resolution
The (nominal) minimum distance between the "x" or column values of two adjacent points, expressed in Planar Distance Units of measure.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Ordinate Resolution
The (nominal) minimum distance between the "y" or row values of two adjacent points, expressed in Planar Distance Units of measure.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Distance and Bearing Representation
A method of encoding the position of a point by measuring its distance and direction (azimuth angle) from another point.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Distance Resolution
the minimum distance measurable between two points, expressed Planar Distance Units of measure.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Bearing Resolution
The minimum angle measurable between two points, expressed in Bearing Units of measure.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Bearing Units
Units of measure used for angles.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Bearing Reference Direction
Direction from which the bearing is measured.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Bearing Reference Meridian
Axis from which the bearing is measured.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Planar Distance Units
units of measure used for distances.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Horizontal Datum Name
The identification given to the reference system used for defining the coordinates of points.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Ellipsoid Name
Identification given to established representations of the Earth's shape.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Semi-major Axis
Radius of the equatorial axis of the ellipsoid.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Denominator of Flattening Ratio
The denominator of the ratio of the difference between the equatorial and polar radii of the ellipsoid when the numerator is set to 1.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Projection Center - longitude of the point of projection for azimuthal projections.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Latitude of Projection Center - latitude of the point of projection for azimuthal projections.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Standard Parallel
The line of constant latitude at which the surface of the Earth and the plane or developable surface intersect.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Longitude of Central Meridian
The line of longitude at the center of a map projection generally used as the basis for constructing the projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Latitude of Projection Origin
The latitude chosen as the origin of rectangular coordinates for a map projection.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
False Easting
The value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection.
This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
False Northing
The value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection.
This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Height of Perspective Point Above Surface
Height of viewpoint above the Earth, expressed in meters.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Longitude of Projection Center
Longitude of the point of projection for azimuthal projections.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Latitude of Projection Center
Latitude of the point of projection for azimuthal projections.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Scale Factor at Equator
A multiplier for reducing a distance obtained from a map by computation or scaling to the actual distance along the equator.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Scale Factor at Center Line
A multiplier for reducing a distance obtained from a map by computation or scaling to the actual distance along the center line.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Straight Vertical Longitude from Pole
Longitude to be oriented straight up from the North or South Pole.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Scale Factor at Projection Origin
A multiplier for reducing a distance obtained from a map by computation or scaling to the actual distance at the projection origin.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Scale Factor at Projection Origin - a multiplier for reducing a distance obtained from a map by computation or scaling to the actual distance at the projection origin.
Scale Factor at Central Meridian
A multiplier for reducing a distance obtained from a map by computation or scaling to the actual distance along the central meridian.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Azimuth Measure Point Longitude
The longitude of the map projection origin.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Azimuthal Angle
The angle measured clockwise from north, and expressed in degrees.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Oblique Line Latitude
The latitude of a point defining the oblique line.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Oblique Line Longitude
The longitude of a point defining the oblique line.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Path Number
Number of the orbit of the Landsat satellite.
This data element exists solely to provide a parameter needed to define the space oblique mercator projection. It is not used to identify data originating from a remote sensing vehicle.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Central Meridian - the line of longitude at the center of a map projection generally used as the basis for constructing the projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Latitude of Projection Origin - latitude chosen as the origin of rectangular coordinates for a map projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Standard Parallel - line of constant latitude at which the surface of the Earth and the plane or developable surface intersect.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Central Meridian - the line of longitude at the center of a map projection generally used as the basis for constructing the projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Latitude of Projection Origin - latitude chosen as the origin of rectangular coordinates for a map projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Standard Parallel - line of constant latitude at which the surface of the Earth and the plane or developable surface intersect.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Central Meridian - the line of longitude at the center of a map projection generally used as the basis for constructing the projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Projection Center - longitude of the point of projection for azimuthal projections.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Latitude of Projection Center - latitude of the point of projection for azimuthal projections.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Standard Parallel - line of constant latitude at which the surface of the Earth and the plane or developable surface intersect.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Central Meridian - the line of longitude at the center of a map projection generally used as the basis for constructing the projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Latitude of Projection Origin - latitude chosen as the origin of rectangular coordinates for a map projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition:False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Standard Parallel - line of constant latitude at which the surface of the Earth and the plane or developable surface intersect.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Central Meridian - the line of longitude at the center of a map projection generally used as the basis for constructing the projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Central Meridian - the line of longitude at the center of a map projection generally used as the basis for constructing the projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Oblique Line Azimuth
The method used to describe the line along which an oblique mercator map projection is centered using the map projection origin and an azimuth.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Azimuthal Angle - angle measured clockwise from north, and expressed in degrees.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Azimuth Measure Point Longitude - longitude of the map projection origin.
Oblique Line Point
The method used to describe the line along which an oblique mercator map projection is centered using two points near the limits of the mapped region that define the center line.
FGDC-STD-001-1998.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Oblique Line Latitude - latitude of a point defining the oblique line.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Oblique Line Longitude - longitude of a point defining the oblique line.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Latitude of Projection Origin - latitude chosen as the origin of rectangular coordinates for a map projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Projection Center - longitude of the point of projection for azimuthal projections.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Latitude of Projection Center - latitude of the point of projection for azimuthal projections.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Standard Parallel - line of constant latitude at which the surface of the Earth and the plane or developable surface intersect.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Central Meridian - the line of longitude at the center of a map projection generally used as the basis for constructing the projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Latitude of Projection Origin - latitude chosen as the origin of rectangular coordinates for a map projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Projection Center - longitude of the point of projection for azimuthal projections.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Central Meridian - the line of longitude at the center of a map projection generally used as the basis for constructing the projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Path Number - number of the orbit of the Landsat satellite. (Note: This data element exists solely to provide a parameter needed to define the space oblique mercator projection. It is not used to identify data originating from a remote sensing vehicle.)
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Central Meridian - the line of longitude at the center of a map projection generally used as the basis for constructing the projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Latitude of Projection Origin - latitude chosen as the origin of rectangular coordinates for a map projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: Longitude of Central Meridian - the line of longitude at the center of a map projection generally used as the basis for constructing the projection.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Easting - the value added to all "x" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Source: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Definition: False Northing - the value added to all "y" values in the rectangular coordinates for a map projection. This value frequently is assigned to eliminate negative numbers. Expressed in the unit of measure identified in Planar Coordinate Units.
Landsat Number
number of the Landsat satellite.
This data element exists solely to provide a parameter needed to define the space oblique mercator projection. It is not used to identify data originating from a remote sensing vehicle.)
FGDC-STD-001-1998.