Understanding Google’s Imagery Updates map

Last week Google published a map titled 'Monthly Google Earth Imagery Updates', which contains a layer called 'Satellite and Aerial Imagery Updates March - 2015'. So what does this map tell us? The … [Read more...]

Earth Hour

Earth Hour takes place this Saturday, 28th of March at 8:30 pm local time. Earth hour is an annual event designed to raise awareness of global climate change. Participants turn off their lights for a … [Read more...]

Planes in flight and the rainbow effect

Ever since Google Earth was first released, users have been spotting aircraft in flight in the imagery. When an aircraft is captured in flight in Google Earth it is not uncommon for it to have a … [Read more...]

Google Maps ‘Earth’ view FOV

We recently noticed that if you look at a given place in both Google Earth and Google Maps' 'Earth' view, they look a bit different, with distant objects looking closer in Google Maps than in Google … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro: regionation

We have recently been looking at some of the features exclusive to the now free Google Earth Pro. Today we are looking at the 'regionate' feature. The regionate tool is a way to make large datasets … [Read more...]

Measuring in Google Earth Pro

Last month Google removed the US$399 a year price tag from Google Earth Pro and released it for free. There is no longer any need to sign up for a licence key, simply login with your email address and … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro importing addresses

Google recently made Google Earth Pro available for free. As a result, we have been having a look at some of the premium features of Google Earth Pro. So far we have looked at the movie maker, … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro map making tool

Now that Google Earth Pro is fee we are having a look at some of the features it has that are not found in the standard version of Google Earth. We have already looked at the movie maker and Viewshed … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro: Viewshed tool

On Tuesday we had a look at Google Earth Pro's Movie Maker. Today, we are looking at another Google Earth Pro exclusive feature, the Viewshed tool. The Viewshed tool shows the line of sight from any … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro Movie Maker

Now that Google Earth Pro is free it is worth exploring some of the features it has that are not available in the standard version of Google Earth. Google Earth Pro comes with a built in tool for … [Read more...]