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Google Earth enhances oceans’ layer

The Lamont Seamounts are an example of the view from the seafloor synthesized by a team of oceanographers at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. The seamounts are due west of El Salvador,…

Before-and-after tsunami satellite pictures

Google released satellite images revealing the devastation caused by the March 11 tsunami in Japan. The satellite images, which are available on Google Earth and Google Maps, show dramatically changed…

Google Earth now features 3-D trees

Trees in the Presidio, near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. With world leaders meeting at climate talks in Cancun to discuss the future of forests, Google has added…

Global forest map moves forward

A plan to create a pan-tropical map of forest cover and carbon stocks is moving ahead with data now available on Google Earth, reports the Woods Hole Research Center. The…

Google Earth to monitor deforestation

Summary: Google to incorporate leading deforestation tracking and assessment technologies into Google Earth Partnership will enable rapid respond to deforestation occurring on the ground Prototype for the Amazon, other regions…