Tag: Google Earth


Scientists from Google, U.S. universities, and federal agencies have for the first time produced a high-resolution global map showing in striking detail the extent of deforestation across the globe. The project — which relied heavily on expertise fro…


A team of scientists is enlisting public support to help produce a more comprehensive inventory of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants globally, urging citizens to identify power plants in their communities with a new digital app. While data from Read more…


New Google Earth maps enable the public and scientists to observe sections of the ocean floor — often mapped less finely than the Moon or Mars — with a resolution ten times greater than previous ocean floor mapping projects. Developed Read more…


Ed. Note: Cross-posted from the Energy Blog.

Check out Google Earth – the ‘view from above’ of your favorite American city. And look at the roofs of the office buildings, warehouses, shopping centers, and even the homes. Most of …


Google has unveiled an online technology that allows scientists and researchers to track and measure changes to the environment using 25 years worth of satellite data. Google Earth Engine, introduced during climate talks in Cancun, utilizes “trillion…

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