Marsden Square translator method
- A string of Marsden Square numbers separated by spaces. For more details please see the notes provided below.
Output parametersAn array of strings separated by XML tags as follows
</Spatial_Coverage>The format is represented as ‘sdd.dddd’. This represents an explicit sign, s (+ for North and East or - for South and West), followed without a space by the number of degrees as a decimal.
Example Java method callString coverage = service.msqinput(msqList);
Ten degree Marsden Squares are numbered between 001 and 936. The input is a list of the numbers separated by spaces.
For example: 182 146 145
Five degree Marsden Squares are represented by a single digit between 1 and 4. These are used in conjunction with a ten degree square. The input is a list of numbers separated by spaces. The input format is the ten degree number, a semicolon and the five degree number.
For example: 182;1 146;3 145;4
One degree Marsden Squares are represented by a two digit number (00-99). These are used in conjunction with the ten degree square. The input is a list of numbers separated by spaces. The input format is the ten degree number, a semicolon, the five degree number and the one degree number.
For example: 182;122 146;364 145;489