The best of Google Earth for February, 2014

February saw some great stories related to Google Earth. Here are my favorites from the month:

The folks at DataAppeal put out some more great updates to their product.

data appeal

We saw some great maps of the Sochi Winter Olympics.

sochi winter olympics

Tony showed us some ways to use Google Earth to help improve your golf game.

google earth golf

We learned about some ways that teachers are using Google Earth to teach math.

google earth math

Ben showed us a great tip for photographers using the “Sun” option in Google Earth to anticipate lighting conditions for a photo shoot.

predicting lighting conditions

The University of East Anglia Climate Research unveiled a new tool to help you view global warming trends.

global warming trends

John showed us some neat tricks to display bar charts from FileMaker in Google Earth

filemaker in Google Earth

We took an early look at some of the new satellites that will be capturing Google Earth imagery in the future.

google earth satellites

Google began pushing out the new version of Google Maps for everyone.

new google maps

We saw how David was using Google Earth to help earn more donations by allowing you to track your shark in Google Earth.

tracking sharks in google earth

What was your favorite story from February?

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.



Comments

  1. Is there a Google earth with grid to navigate in mountains and woods?

  2. Corky McButterpants says:

    We took an early look at some of the new satellites that will be capturing Google Earth imagery in the future..

    That was a dead link then…still is. Boo! Looked interesting too :(

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