Here’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 just received an update with some new functionality including: the option of layering multiple maps to quickly compare different data sets; a new color gradient feature to quickly see common data points, and more. DataAppeal offers an intuitive way to visualize data within Google Earth and is reported to be an optimal solution for use by government and business users. Maps can also be easily shared via facebook and Twitter and quickly inserted in blogs for repurposing.
See DataAppeal 3D visualization on the google earth platform dataappeal.com/