Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Overlaying Images Over Google Maps & Satellite Images Using Google Earth: Ep. 150

D.Lee shows how to overlay an image onto Google Maps using Google Earth. For an example, he shows how to overlay a neighborhood plat map overtop of a Google satellite view to determine exactly where the property boundaries are. Overlaying images can be used to represent state information by county, historical information/maps, and to embark on further discoveries and illumination of information in a spatial context. Google Earth is a free download.
(6min 42sec)

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Measuring Distances with Google Earth: Ep. 149

How far is it? D.Lee Beard shows how Google Earth can measure the distance between two objects and a distance with multiple turning points such as a walking or jogging route. Just how far do you walk? Watch and fine out.

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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Viewing Cities in 3-D Using Google Earth: Ep. 148

Want to know how to view maps in 3-D? In this episode, D.Lee explains how to view buildings and even trees overlaid on maps with Google Earth. He also shows how to change from "street view" to "ground level view" for smoother navigating through city streets.

Want to learn how to create your own 3-D buildings using Google Sketchup? Then ask D.Lee to make a video on how to do so

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