To illustrate the huge variety of the visualization capabilities of Google Earth during my presentation at the AGU conference last month, I created a video which is a rapid-fire slideshow of images from Google Earth Blog between August 2005 and the end of 2007 – 2.5 years of Google Earth in 2.5 minutes. Several people have asked to see it again. Unfortunately, the process of uploading this to YouTube has created quite a bit of compression artifacts. Since this is a slide show with a great deal of variety of content from one frame to the next, compression doesn’t work well for it. If this video ends up being popular, I’ll try to find a home for the less-compressed version. Of course, you could just re-read all 1300 blog posts and click on the thumbnails to see the images first-hand.
The music in the background is from Tartan Rascals.