EPSG:5937

WGS 84 / EPSG Canada Polar Stereographic

Attributes

Unit: metre

Geodetic CRS: WGS 84

Datum: World Geodetic System 1984 ensemble

Data source: EPSG

Information source: OGP

Revision date: 2020-03-14

Center coordinates
3927813.29 2339925.5

Projected bounds:
-1353100.4 1402721.85
1452813.74 1904500.71

WGS84 bounds:
-180.0 60.0
180.0 90.0

Northern hemisphere - north of 60°N onshore and offshore, including Arctic.
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Definition: Well Known Text (WKT)

PROJCS["WGS 84 / EPSG Canada Polar Stereographic",
    GEOGCS["WGS 84",
        DATUM["WGS_1984",
            SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563]],
        PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],
        UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]],
    PROJECTION["Polar_Stereographic"],
    PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",90],
    PARAMETER["central_meridian",-100],
    PARAMETER["scale_factor",0.994],
    PARAMETER["false_easting",2000000],
    PARAMETER["false_northing",2000000],
    UNIT["metre",1],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","5937"]]

Definition: ESRI WKT

PROJCS["WGS_1984_EPSG_Canada_Polar_Stereographic",GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137.0,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433]],PROJECTION["Polar_Stereographic"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",90.0],PARAMETER["central_meridian",-100.0],PARAMETER["scale_factor",0.994],PARAMETER["false_easting",2000000.0],PARAMETER["false_northing",2000000.0],UNIT["Meter",1.0]]

Definition: PROJ.4

+proj=stere +lat_0=90 +lon_0=-100 +k=0.994 +x_0=2000000 +y_0=2000000 +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs

Definition: JavaScript (Proj4js)

proj4.defs("EPSG:5937","+proj=stere +lat_0=90 +lon_0=-100 +k=0.994 +x_0=2000000 +y_0=2000000 +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs");

Definition: JSON

{
    "$schema": "https://proj.org/schemas/v0.4/projjson.schema.json",
    "type": "ProjectedCRS",
    "name": "WGS 84 / EPSG Canada Polar Stereographic",
    "base_crs": {
        "name": "WGS 84",
        "datum_ensemble": {
            "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 ensemble",
            "members": [
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (Transit)"
                },
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (G730)"
                },
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (G873)"
                },
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (G1150)"
                },
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (G1674)"
                },
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (G1762)"
                },
                {
                    "name": "World Geodetic System 1984 (G2139)"
                }
            ],
            "ellipsoid": {
                "name": "WGS 84",
                "semi_major_axis": 6378137,
                "inverse_flattening": 298.257223563
            },
            "accuracy": "2.0"
        },
        "coordinate_system": {
            "subtype": "ellipsoidal",
            "axis": [
                {
                    "name": "Geodetic latitude",
                    "abbreviation": "Lat",
                    "direction": "north",
                    "unit": "degree"
                },
                {
                    "name": "Geodetic longitude",
                    "abbreviation": "Lon",
                    "direction": "east",
                    "unit": "degree"
                }
            ]
        },
        "id": {
            "authority": "EPSG",
            "code": 4326
        }
    },
    "conversion": {
        "name": "EPSG Canada Polar Stereographic",
        "method": {
            "name": "Polar Stereographic (variant A)",
            "id": {
                "authority": "EPSG",
                "code": 9810
            }
        },
        "parameters": [
            {
                "name": "Latitude of natural origin",
                "value": 90,
                "unit": "degree",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8801
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Longitude of natural origin",
                "value": -100,
                "unit": "degree",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8802
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "Scale factor at natural origin",
                "value": 0.994,
                "unit": "unity",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8805
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "False easting",
                "value": 2000000,
                "unit": "metre",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8806
                }
            },
            {
                "name": "False northing",
                "value": 2000000,
                "unit": "metre",
                "id": {
                    "authority": "EPSG",
                    "code": 8807
                }
            }
        ]
    },
    "coordinate_system": {
        "subtype": "Cartesian",
        "axis": [
            {
                "name": "Easting",
                "abbreviation": "X",
                "direction": "south",
                "unit": "metre"
            },
            {
                "name": "Northing",
                "abbreviation": "Y",
                "direction": "south",
                "unit": "metre"
            }
        ]
    },
    "scope": "Arctic small scale mapping - Canada-centred.",
    "area": "Northern hemisphere - north of 60°N onshore and offshore, including Arctic.",
    "bbox": {
        "south_latitude": 60,
        "west_longitude": -180,
        "north_latitude": 90,
        "east_longitude": 180
    },
    "id": {
        "authority": "EPSG",
        "code": 5937
    }
}

Definition: GeoServer

5937=PROJCS["WGS 84 / EPSG Canada Polar Stereographic",GEOGCS["WGS 84",DATUM["WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]],PROJECTION["Polar_Stereographic"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",90],PARAMETER["central_meridian",-100],PARAMETER["scale_factor",0.994],PARAMETER["false_easting",2000000],PARAMETER["false_northing",2000000],UNIT["metre",1],AUTHORITY["EPSG","5937"]]

Definition: MapServer - MAPfile

PROJECTION
	"proj=stere"
	"lat_0=90"
	"lon_0=-100"
	"k=0.994"
	"x_0=2000000"
	"y_0=2000000"
	"datum=WGS84"
	"units=m"
	"no_defs"
	"type=crs"
END

Definition: Mapnik

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Map srs="+proj=stere +lat_0=90 +lon_0=-100 +k=0.994 +x_0=2000000 +y_0=2000000 +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs">
	<Layer srs="+proj=stere +lat_0=90 +lon_0=-100 +k=0.994 +x_0=2000000 +y_0=2000000 +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs">
	</Layer>
</Map>

Definition: SQL (PostGIS)

INSERT into spatial_ref_sys (srid, auth_name, auth_srid, proj4text, srtext) values ( 5937, 'EPSG', 5937, '+proj=stere +lat_0=90 +lon_0=-100 +k=0.994 +x_0=2000000 +y_0=2000000 +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs +type=crs', 'PROJCS["WGS 84 / EPSG Canada Polar Stereographic",GEOGCS["WGS 84",DATUM["WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]],PROJECTION["Polar_Stereographic"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",90],PARAMETER["central_meridian",-100],PARAMETER["scale_factor",0.994],PARAMETER["false_easting",2000000],PARAMETER["false_northing",2000000],UNIT["metre",1],AUTHORITY["EPSG","5937"]]');

Definition: OGC WKT

PROJCS["WGS 84 / EPSG Canada Polar Stereographic",GEOGCS["WGS 84",DATUM["WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]],PROJECTION["Polar_Stereographic"],PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",90],PARAMETER["central_meridian",-100],PARAMETER["scale_factor",0.994],PARAMETER["false_easting",2000000],PARAMETER["false_northing",2000000],UNIT["metre",1],AUTHORITY["EPSG","5937"]]

Definition: OGC WKT 2 (2019)

PROJCRS["WGS 84 / EPSG Canada Polar Stereographic",BASEGEOGCRS["WGS 84",ENSEMBLE["World Geodetic System 1984 ensemble",MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (Transit)"],MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (G730)"],MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (G873)"],MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (G1150)"],MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (G1674)"],MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (G1762)"],MEMBER["World Geodetic System 1984 (G2139)"],ELLIPSOID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],ENSEMBLEACCURACY[2.0]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],ID["EPSG",4326]],CONVERSION["EPSG Canada Polar Stereographic",METHOD["Polar Stereographic (variant A)",ID["EPSG",9810]],PARAMETER["Latitude of natural origin",90,ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],ID["EPSG",8801]],PARAMETER["Longitude of natural origin",-100,ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433],ID["EPSG",8802]],PARAMETER["Scale factor at natural origin",0.994,SCALEUNIT["unity",1],ID["EPSG",8805]],PARAMETER["False easting",2000000,LENGTHUNIT["metre",1],ID["EPSG",8806]],PARAMETER["False northing",2000000,LENGTHUNIT["metre",1],ID["EPSG",8807]]],CS[Cartesian,2],AXIS["easting (X)",south,MERIDIAN[-10,ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],ORDER[1],LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],AXIS["northing (Y)",south,MERIDIAN[80,ANGLEUNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433]],ORDER[2],LENGTHUNIT["metre",1]],USAGE[SCOPE["Arctic small scale mapping - Canada-centred."],AREA["Northern hemisphere - north of 60°N onshore and offshore, including Arctic."],BBOX[60,-180,90,180]],ID["EPSG",5937]]