Category Archives: google earth

The Geo for Higher Ed Summit 2013 from Google – Apply Now

TweetSomething quite awesome from Google on the horizon, in particular, a great opportunity for educators and those involved in Geo at the higher education level – enter Geo for Higher Education Summit. Taking place July at the Googleplex in MountainView, … Continue reading

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Edit and visualize GIS data natively in Google Earth with GRGlobe

TweetAn interesting new app from SAIC – GRGlobe. Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) recently announced the release of the GRGlobe app, a new commercial software solution to create, edit, and visualize GIS data natively in a Google Earth environment. The … Continue reading

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Video – New 3D Imagery in Google earth for mobile

TweetImpressive imagery from Google via Google earth tour guide. This from Google… “Our new 3D imagery of entire metropolitan areas brings a new frontier to your fingertips. Also, the new tour guide makes exploring the world even easier by suggesting … Continue reading

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More 3D imagery for Google Earth Mobile

TweetA quick look at the enhancements to 3D imagery from Google Earth and 3D earth imagery for entire cities included in the update for Google earth for mobile.  This from the Google blog… Since 2006, we’ve had textured 3D buildings … Continue reading

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DataAppeal – 3D and animated maps on google earth platform

TweetHere’s a tip off about an interesting solution for you Google Earth fanatics – DataAppeal. According to the developers, DataAppeal uses art and design to create alluring maps and images via a free, simple to use UI. The application has … Continue reading

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Public Land Survey System (PLSS) data – download, connect, or stream into Google Earth

TweetLooking for PLS data for your GIS? Here’s a couple of very useful resources you should consider. These include the Land Survey Information System (BLM) – available via download (SHP) or connection to a web service – and a cool … Continue reading

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Google Mapping Outreach For Non-Profits (Vancouver)

TweetA discussion recently with Mano Marks of Google (gMaps developer evangelist) introduced me to very interesting and potentially innovative event scheduled to take place in Vancouver BC in September. This workshop is intended for Canadian nonprofit technology specialists and those … Continue reading

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US Census Bureau TIGER data and KML and GML export via the WeoGeo Market

TweetThere’s no question that for many, working with the US Census Bureau’s TIGER data can be a bit of a head ache (See http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/) – recall, TIGER/LineShapefiles are spatial extracts from the Census Bureau’s MAF/TIGER database, containing features such as … Continue reading

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3D Measuring in Google Earth Pro

TweetA fun update from the Google Earth team this week as they provide details of advanced measuring in 3D.  So, why measure in 3D? Here’s a sampling of whay you want to do this from Google Lat Long Blog … … Continue reading

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Google Earth 6 Adds 3D Trees – 80 million and counting!

Tweet3D scenes and models are now even more realistic in Google Earth 6 thanks to 3D Trees. From Google… With 3D trees in Google Earth, we’ve brought characteristic trees to life, from the palm trees that dot San Francisco’s bayfront … Continue reading

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The Google Map Literature Exhibition Submission Call via NetPoetic

TweetSomething of interest here as Literature and Geography meet!  NetPoetic.com, an Electronic Literature portal, announces its first Exhibition call for work. And in keeping with our desire to spread and encourage experimentation/exploration of new/old technologies and their intersections with creative … Continue reading

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An Offer To Try Google Earth Pro at A Discount

TweetInterested in Google Earth Pro? IF so, here’s a chance for you to test GE Pro at a discounted rate – a special offer for our readers.A few details from Google… View and style data like GIS files or geocode … Continue reading

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