Google Earth imagery updates – Fire!

Google has at last updated the 'historical imagery' layer. Just yesterday we complained about the fact that it hadn't been updated since July. Thank you to the anonymous GEB reader who let us know in … [Read more...]

Damage by the Erskine Fire, California as seen in Google Earth

The Erskine Fire was a wildfire near Lake Isabella, California. It was only one of many wild-fires that occur in the California region every year (there are an average of around 8,000 fires per year). … [Read more...]

Using Google Earth and goats to combat wildfires.

We have brought you many stories in the past involving Google Earth and wildfire. For example, stories about people and organizations using Google Earth to monitor wildfires in progress, coordinate … [Read more...]