Imagery from the landslides in Brazil

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Back in mid-January, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina and other areas of Brazil expereinced devastating mudslides as the result of nearly 10 inches of rain in a single day. The landslides are reported … [Read more...]

8 things to do with Historical Imagery in Google Earth

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Last week we again showed you how the "Historical Imagery" feature in Google Earth works. It's quite an amazing feature, with a lot of possible uses. With that in mind, here are 8 things you can do … [Read more...]

Where 2.0 – Day 3

The final day of Where 2.0 saw a bunch of great keynotes. Here are some of the highlights: Walter Scott of DigitalGlobe gave us some staggering numbers. In their database, they have over 1 billion … [Read more...]

Where 2.0 – Day 2: Part 2

(don't forget to read part 1 of today's activities) First up in this session we had Michael Arrington of TechCrunch and Tim O'Reilly. These two were fairly entertaining, but didn't talk about geo … [Read more...]

Links: New Panaramio app, Thematic Mapping, ARsights, Disaster Relief, First Pics from WorldView-2

Panoramio launches iPhone app: The team at Panoramio has just released their first iPhone app (iTunes link), to allow you to quickly upload photos directly from your phone. It's a very simple app -- … [Read more...]

Links: Race My Race, Random Hacks of Kindness, WorldView-2

Race My Race - Designed for athletes that want to visualize an upcoming event (running, biking, etc), this uses the Google Earth plug-in and gives you a test drive of your event. It has some slick … [Read more...]

Use Google Earth on Earth Day

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Today is Earth Day. A time to sit back and think about our wonderful planet, and some of us will be out picking up some trash, or just enjoying nature. For those of you stuck inside due to weather, … [Read more...]

Google Earth Historical Imagery Update – 16-March-2009

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Google has released a big update to the historical imagery feature available only through Google Earth 5. The historical imagery contains a massive amount of imagery which surpasses the data you … [Read more...]

About Google Earth Imagery

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You would be surprised how many people initially think Google Earth will show imagery in real-time. Or, that surely it will only be a day old. I guess part of this thinking comes from watching the … [Read more...]

New Imagery Google Earth – 28-February-2009

[UPDATED 4-MAR - Google has finally released the full details on this imagery update. GEB readers found the majority of the locations as shown below. But, one new part of the update not covered was … [Read more...]