Quick News Roundup: German GE Xmas Game, Wikipedia layer, AGU Day 2 Quick Summary

Have only a few minutes today to write - I will probably end up catching up on details about the AGU conference this weekend. Here's some quick news: German GE Christmas Game - Thomas Overbeck of … [Read more...]

3D Roundup: Buildings, Animations

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Making 3D Buildings - Sebastian Strzalkowski pointed me to his blog entry about his experiments with making quality 3D buildings with textures. He explores the concept I had mentioned of using … [Read more...]

News Roundup: Google Maps Image Overlays, San Jose GIS, Where 2.0 CFP

Google Maps Supports More KML - Google announced yesterday at the Google Maps API that they are now supporting more KML features in Google Maps. In particular, they now support image overlays. This … [Read more...]

Mini News Roundup – Tagzania, Teacher Aid

Tagzania Update - Tagzania is an excellent Google Maps mashup which lets you mark places, tag them, and easily share the locations with anyone. You can even easily embed your own Google Maps in your … [Read more...]

Google Earth 4th Dimension Redux

After the release this weekend of some new featured layers, many folks in the news media and the blogosphere have been raving about Google Earth's "new" capability to do the 4th dimension: time. The … [Read more...]

USGS Earthquake Monitoring Updated

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Earthquakes are happening around the world all the time, we just can't feel all of them. The US Geological Survey (USGS) is constantly monitoring the Earth with sensitive instruments and for some … [Read more...]

Rowing Machine Tied to Google Earth

Why not hook up your rowing machine and practice rowing your favorite river from the comfort of your exercise room? That's what these guys did. They wrote an application to interface between a … [Read more...]

Geograph.org.uk – Photos of UK in Google Earth

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Geograph.org.uk is a web site with a simple goal. "Collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of the UK and Eire." The two photos at the right show … [Read more...]

Enhanced Matterhorn in Google Earth

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In response to a wish from Stefan Geens at OgleEarth, Chris Hanson at 3DNature.com has created an enhanced terrain and texture for the Matterhorn. The built-in terrain data for Google Earth is too … [Read more...]

News Roundup – GeoRSS, Discovery, Workshop, City Life

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Geo Blog GeoRSS in Google Earth - this link will let you see the locations of stories from a number of Geo-related blogs based on automated processing of locations from their RSS feeds. In other … [Read more...]