Links: Google Satellite, Hurricane data, Real-time Satellites, GEC Layers?

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Google Satellite - Google has made an exclusive arrangement with GeoEye that Google will be the exclusive online mapping firm for imagery from their new satellite - which is scheduled to launch this … [Read more...]

Links: KML in North, WWT Reviews, South Africa Tourism, Florida Boat Rampsa

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KML in the North - John Bailey informed me he has this new web page sharing video of the talks in the sessions held in Fairbanks, Alaska including a talk by Google's KML product manager Michael … [Read more...]

News Roundup: Bible Geocoding, Avian Flu Update, Highway Crashes, SF Chronicle

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Bible Geocoding - The web site has added a Google Earth collection of placemarks with the goal of marking every identifiable place mentioned in the Bible. They also offer the same … [Read more...]

Panoramio Reaches 1 Million Photos

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The popular photo mapping and storage site Panoramio has very quickly reached 1 million photos in their database. Mostly thanks to being included as a default layer in Google Earth under the … [Read more...]

News Roundup: New Icons, Michael Jones on Search, Google Acquisition, Competition

New Icons - GEB reader Frederic pointed out to me that as part of the recent layer update, Google has new icon designs for many of the layers. They are subtle changes in shapes and colors, but if … [Read more...]

Google Should Buy This – Real Estate Shopping With Google Earth

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Ed Kohler, Technology Evangelist, has just posted his recommendation (using Google Earth to illustrate) that Google should buy Ford's Twin Cities Assembly plant in St. Paul, Minnesota (see here in … [Read more...]

News Roundup: Superoverlay, GE Chess, Geosite, ArcGIS Explorer

Superoverlay - Valery Hrosunov has released Superoverlay Pro ($95) which includes scheduling of tasks to process Superoverlays. "Superoverlay is a stand-alone Google Earth application for tiling … [Read more...]

News Roundup – Google Integration, Panoramas Coming, Norway Search

Google Integration - Many of us who are regular bloggers of Google applications have been clamoring for more integration between their applications. For example, I believe Google Calendars, Search, … [Read more...]

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...]