Maplecroft Risk Analsysis Global Maps in Google Earth

Debt by Country in Google EarthMaplecroft has launched over 30 Google Earth files to complement its Global Maps series. These analyze a wide range of environmental, social, economic and political issues that impact on business and society around the world. By using Google Earth, it is now possible to view Maplecroft risk data on an interactive globe, overlay it with other live sources of information, straight from your desktop. For example, here is a map of financial debt by country . Other examples available include AIDS, hunger, education, avian flu, natural disasters, poverty, and more. See the full list here. According to Maplecroft, the maps were made in ArcGIS and exported using Arc2Earth. Viewing global data with Google Earth is an excellent way to visualize the impact of issues illustrated with maps like these. via DigitalGeography and an E-mail from Maplecroft.

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was first released. He has worked with 3D computer graphics and VR for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank completed a 5.5 year circumnavigation of the earth by sailboat in June 2015 which you can read about at Tahina Expedition, and is a licensed pilot, backpacker, diver, and photographer.

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