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bat2gts(1) User Commands bat2gts(1)


bat2gts - takes a bathymetry file (three columns: longitude, latitude (degree), depth (meters)) and generates a GTS depth file for the given domain.




This manual page documents briefly the bat2gts command.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

Set reference longitude to V (default 174 deg)
Set reference latitude to V (default -41 deg)
Set domain width (default is 500 km)
Set reference depth to V (default is 5000 meters)
Set coastline reference depth to V (default is 0.1 meters)
Set relative error allowed on bathymetry (default is 0.05)
Rotation of V degrees (default is 0)
Display info about the process
Display the help and exit.


bat2gts was written by Stephane Popinet <>.

This manual page was written by Ruben Molina <>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

August 9, 2008