The Perpetual Ocean in Google Earth

Earlier this month, NASA released a very popular animation titled “Perpetual Ocean“, which showed the ocean surface currents from June 2005 through December 2007.
I felt that Google Earth would clearly be a great way to view this kind of information, but NASA didn’t release it in any kind of Earth-friendly manner. Fortunately, Paul van Dinther from PlanetInAction figured out a way to make it happen!


To play with it yourself, you can try it via the Google Earth Plug-in at planetinaction.com/currents.
Great work, Paul!

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.



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