Mapping climate change in Google Earth - Google Earth Blog
MyReadingMapped has been doing some great work lately. A few days ago we showed you their collection of plane wrecks in Google Earth and not long before that was a great collection of sunken ships. Now they’re back with some interesting maps related to climate change, including one titled “The rise, fall, and migration of civilization due to climate change“.
Excellent 3D model of Don Valley Stadium in Google Earth - Google Earth Blog
Over the years we’ve seen many amazing 3D models of stadiums in Google Earth. The massive Cowboys Stadium is very impressive, and Old Trafford Stadium was remarkably well done. For pure detail, though, this new model of Don Valley Stadium may beat them all.
Remembering 9/11 with Google Earth - Google Earth Blog
With today marking the 12th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, we thought we’d again take a look at the ever-changing skyline of the city. New York City has changed quite a bit in Google Earth in the past year, thanks largely to the introduction of 3D Imagery to the city.
Some amazing "before and after" images in Google Earth - Google Earth Blog
One of my favorite features in Google Earth is the historical imagery. Being able to go back in time and see how a location looked years earlier is very cool. With that in mind, the folks at Mashable put together a list of “11 shocking Google Earth Before-and-After Photos“.
More great Google Earth resources for teachers - Google Earth Blog
Last month we shared some great tips for you on how to use Google Earth in academic settings as the school year was kicking off. Rich Treves at Google Earth Design has taken it further and launched a new site dedicated to this area called GEforTeachers.com.
DigitalGlobe now has 4 billion km2 of imagery in their archive - Google Earth Blog
Without the company DigitalGlobe, Google Earth would not be nearly as compelling as it is. As we discussed last year, DigitalGlobe is responsible for much of the imagery that you find in Google Earth. Earlier this year they looked at the past 50 years of the satellite industry, and just recently they reached a major milestone: 4 billion square kilometers of imagery in their archives.
Burning Man 2013 - Google Earth Blog
We’ve discussed the famous Burning Man event quite a few times in the past (2011, 2010, 2007, 2006) as Google often features aerial imagery from the event in Google Earth. In fact, by using the historical imagery feature in the Black Rock, NV area you can find imagery from many of their events over the past few years.
Exploring the moon in Google Earth - Google Earth Blog
While hundreds millions of people have used Google Earth over the years, many aren’t aware of some of the great things it can do. One of those is the ability to explore our moon, which is an excellent feature to have. Google first introduced this feature back in 2009, and it’s still amazing to see.