This is a fun little tool. Make sure to use the zoom function to really enjoy it 🙂
Here is an article from CNET news yesterday that includes some quotes from Lars Rasmussen, the lead engineer of the Google Maps project, who was speaking at a conference on Web engineering.
Near real-time tracking of the ISS and satellites at NASA – Science@NASA J-Track 3D
This is a great link that allows you to quickly find the differences between the two internet map viewers at Download Squad
As most of us in the eastern part of the US know the West Nile Virus is here to stay. Take a look at how CNN present the spatial distribution of the virus in the US.
For those of you interested in historic maps, this is the link to Visual Collections, which includes David Rumsey’s amazing collection, as well as a number of others that are impressive as well.
It is true that ESRI doesn’t have much competition at this point from the other large GIS companies (Intergraph and MapInfo). I am hoping that GeoMedia 6.0 Product Suite will kick their interface up to the level that their data integration has been at for a while.
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