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The world of virtual globes

  1. 1. Images Courtesy:•Google Earth•MS Virtual Earth•NASA World Wind Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  2. 2. Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  3. 3. Google Earth NASA World Wind Skyline Globe Microsoft Virtual EarthImages Courtesy:•Google Earth•MS Virtual Earth•NASA World Wind•Skyline Globe Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  4. 4. Imagery Courtesy:•Google Earth Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  5. 5. Imagery Courtesy:•Google Earth
  6. 6. Updated every 2 months Resolution up to 10 cms Sphinx Near the Great Pyramid of Giza. Giza, Egypt GEO-Eye 1, Sept 01 2008Images Courtesy:GISuser.comGeoeye.com Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  7. 7. Images Courtesy:•NASA World Wind Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  8. 8. Images Courtesy:•NASA World Wind Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  9. 9. Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas Photo Courtesy: Sayzey (Flickr.com) Very High Resolution Imagery Realistic 3D ModelsImages Courtesy:•MS Virtual Earth Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  10. 10. Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas Bird’s Eye ImageryImages Courtesy:•MS Virtual Earth Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  11. 11. Over 900,000 Polygons Around 1 GB shp fileMap Courtesy:•HeroMAP, Clark University Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  12. 12. Application Courtesy:•Victorian Rainforest Network Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  13. 13. Application Courtesy:•Nasa World Wind Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  14. 14. Images Courtesy:•Google Earth Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  15. 15. Application Courtesy:•Sierra Club, BC, Canada Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  16. 16. Application Courtesy:•NASA World Wind Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  17. 17. http://tinyurl.com/VG-105Application Courtesy:•James Stafford Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  18. 18. http://tinyurl.com/VG-103Application Courtesy:•British Antarctic Survey Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  19. 19. http://tinyurl.com/VG-106Application Courtesy:•www.idecan.grafcan.es Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  20. 20. http://tinyurl.com/VG-107Application Courtesy:•Thematicmapping.org Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  21. 21. http://tinyurl.com/VG-101Images Courtesy:•Google Earth Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  22. 22. http://tinyurl.com/VG-108 = GOOPSImages Courtesy:•Google Earth Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  23. 23. 1 2 3 •Calculate •Calculate route •Add distances, distances (bearing) to the routes and/or between next placemark coordinates to placemarks the placemarks description 4 5 6• Draw horizontal • Draw regular • Calculate paths and/or vertical polygons around length/perimeter grids (equally placemarks spaced or not) http://tinyurl.com/VG-109 Images Courtesy: •Google Earth Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  24. 24. 1 2 3 • Make graph • Set the shape • Also set the with size according shape color geometrical to each according to a shapes placemark placemark (circles, value value squares, triangles, etc). 1 2 3 4•Graphs title •Different •Paste files •Export data and color choice of from other to Excel scale as GE label content applications screen (place name (Word, Excel, overlays and/or value) Access,...) http://tinyurl.com/VG-110 Images Courtesy: •Google Earth Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  25. 25. http://tinyurl.com/VG-111Images Courtesy:•Google Earth Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  26. 26. http://tinyurl.com/VG-102KML Courtesy:•Digital Data Services Inc Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  27. 27. http://www.maptiler.org/Application Courtesy:•Map Tiler Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  28. 28. http://tinyurl.com/VG-114Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  29. 29. http://tinyurl.com/VG-115Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  30. 30. Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  31. 31. Application Courtesy:•http://www.arc2earth.com/ Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  32. 32. http://tinyurl.com/VG-112Application Courtesy:•gCensus Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  33. 33. http://tinyurl.com/VG-113Application Courtesy:•GmapCreator Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  34. 34. KML encodes simple geographic features in XML • "Points, lines and polygons" • Image overlays<description> field can hold HTML with links, images etcContains several types of information: • Geolocation • Style • Camera control Google Earth Google Google Maps Maps Mobile Adobe Photoshop KML ArcGIS Explorer Yahoo NASA Pipes World Wind AutoCad Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  35. 35. http://tinyurl.com/Int-Sampler Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  36. 36. Capture Difficult to move captured data to GIS StoreOnly World wind allows storage/download of Imagery Query No Ability to Query Analyze Pattern Recognition, Network analysis etc. Output/Display No Map Composition but great for display Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  37. 37. Region specificNot up-to-dateHigh speed internetHigh memory including Video RAMInaccuracies in data outside USANational security and privacyNomenclature of controversial territories Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  38. 38. Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  39. 39. Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  40. 40. Validation by virtual fieldworkImages Courtesy:•Google Earth•MS Virtual Earth Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  41. 41. Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  42. 42. Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  43. 43. Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  44. 44. Image Courtesy:•Google Earth Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  45. 45. Image Courtesy:•Google Earth Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  46. 46. Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  47. 47. Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  48. 48. Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  49. 49. “As PCs have democratized computing, Google Earth is going toLow-cost, scalable democratize GIS”.publishing platform Michael Goodchild Tool that help us increase our knowledge and understanding of our world Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  50. 50. Hero Map TeamGoogle EarthNASA World WindMicrosoft VirtualSkyline GlobeGoogle Earth SightseeingGoogle Earth BlogGoogle KnolGoogle Lat LongOgle EarthJuicy GeographyFree Geography ToolsGoogle Earth Hacks Graduate School of Geography, Clark University
  51. 51. rahulbabaji@gmail.com Graduate School of Geography, Clark University

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