EPSG:3973 WGS 84 / NSIDC EASE-Grid North


Projection: Lambert Azimuthal Equal-Area
Latitude of the origin: 90
Longitude of the origin
(central meridian):
0
Scaling factor: 1
False eastings: 0
False northings: 0
Ellipsoid: WGS84
Datum: WGS84
Units: meters
Northern Hemisphere extent
(minx, miny, maxy, maxy):
-9036842.762, -9036842.762,
9036842.762, 9036842.762

NOTE: This map projection is similar to the one used in NSIDC's EASE-Grid data products. Rather than using a custom sphere for its datum, however, it uses WGS84.

PROJ.4 description:

+proj=laea
+lat_0=90
+lon_0=0
+ellps=WGS84
+datum=WGS84
+units=m