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Unformatted text preview: Google Earth What is Google Earth?
A satellite image viewer
Allows annotations on many layers
Client runs on your local computer
Connects to server to get image
Free version is excellent, but limited
Pro version is available for a fee
($400) Google Earth Features
View Earth: (land, sea, sky) and Mars
Touring - can record and play tours
Get routes and follow them
View 3D terrain (when you tilt view)
Can view/play historical images
View features added by you and
Includes a 3D flight simulator Google Earth: Basics
map, navigation, search
Position: Lat, Lon, Elev, eye Elev
search, marks, coordinates
navigation controls: mouse, keys
Settings and Layers
borders, roads, and terrain Google Earth: Tour
On-line Help for Google Earth
Version 5 Google Maps
My Maps ...
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This note was uploaded on 08/07/2011 for the course CS 006 taught by Professor Gustafson during the Summer '11 term at UC Riverside.
- Summer '11