ObtainUTMZoneFromGeoPoint - Obtain UTM Zone From Geo Point

UTM zone determination from a geographic point.

Detailed description

This application returns the UTM zone of an input geographic point.


This section describes in details the parameters available for this application. Table [1] presents a summary of these parameters and the parameters keys to be used in command-line and programming languages. Application key is ObtainUTMZoneFromGeoPoint .

[1]Table: Parameters table for Obtain UTM Zone From Geo Point.
Parameter Key Parameter Name Parameter Type
lat Latitude Float
lon Longitude Float
utm UTMZone Int
inxml Load otb application from xml file XML input parameters file
outxml Save otb application to xml file XML output parameters file
  • Latitude: Latitude value of desired point.
  • Longitude: Longitude value of desired point.
  • UTMZone: UTM Zone.
  • Load otb application from xml file: Load otb application from xml file.
  • Save otb application to xml file: Save otb application to xml file.


Obtain a UTM ZoneTo run this example in command-line, use the following:

otbcli_ObtainUTMZoneFromGeoPoint -lat 10.0 -lon 124.0

To run this example from Python, use the following code snippet:


# Import the otb applications package
import otbApplication

# The following line creates an instance of the ObtainUTMZoneFromGeoPoint application
ObtainUTMZoneFromGeoPoint = otbApplication.Registry.CreateApplication("ObtainUTMZoneFromGeoPoint")

# The following lines set all the application parameters:
ObtainUTMZoneFromGeoPoint.SetParameterFloat("lat", 10.0)

ObtainUTMZoneFromGeoPoint.SetParameterFloat("lon", 124.0)

# The following line execute the application




This application has been written by OTB-Team.