1:5:10:365 EcoTip Blog

October 5, 2008

:279 Google Earth

Filed under: :279 Google Earth — Tags: , , , — John Banta @ 8:09 am

Welcome to today’s 1:5:10:365 Tip for becoming a better steward for our home and planet environment.

1:5:10:279 EcoTip: Google Earth is proving to be a useful tool for researching and visualizing your neighborhood, potential building sites, nearby hazards and much more.

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 Additional Information:

Google Earth can be downloaded at http://earth.google.com/

The University of Wisconsin Space Science and Engineering Center is constantly updating and integrating space satellite images of the North America with Google Earth imagery at http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/data/us_comp/ During the recent California fires, it was possible to monitor the smoke visible from space.

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