The new initiative, called Data for Now, will see the linkage of Google Earth satellite data and other GIS data with UN data.
Dr. Julian Bayliss, a Welsh researcher, used Google Earth satellite images to pinpoint a small rainforest at the summit of Mount Lico.
Listed here are some of the more common file formats along with associated file extension for GIS file types.
Land Lines is an experimental online tool that matches drawn gestures on the screen with landforms extracted from satellite imagery.
Google Earth has released a new time-lapse of the Earth, composed of over 5,000,000 satellite images.