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Google Earth enters fourth dimension, highlights humanity's heavy hand

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Las Vegas grows, even as the water supply that feeds the growth is shrinking. Roughly four years ago, Google engineers started working with the US Geological Survey to create what it's now calling Google Earth Engine. Thanks to NASA satellite imagery obtained as part of the Landsat program, the...
Google Earth enters fourth dimension, highlights humanity's heavy hand

Reading - U.N.'s Ban urges Central Asia talks on shrinking Aral Sea (@Reuters) http://bit.ly/ddt0jy

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Reading - U.N.'s Ban urges Central Asia talks on shrinking Aral Sea (@Reuters) http://bit.ly/ddt0jy

How online mapping tools can enhance education

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I recently attended a seminar for university teachers. Its mission was to help teachers use online geographic tools in creative ways.  And I was really surprised – there are so many interesting map-based tools that can be used to help conceptualize, visualize, share, and communicate information. Let’s take a look...
How online mapping tools can enhance education

Google Visualizes Massive Changes To The Face Of The Earth With New Timelapse Project

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A lot can change in 28 years, and Google has put together a very graphic demonstration of just how much can happen geographically with a new effort that combines global, annual Landsat satellite image composites with its Google Earth Engine software. The result is a series of interactive time lapse...
Google Visualizes Massive Changes To The Face Of The Earth With New Timelapse Project

Aral Sea Recovery? | National Geographic

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Aral Sea Recovery? | National Geographic

How the Aral Sea - once half the size of England - has dried up - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1263516/How-Aral-Sea--half-size-England--dried-up.html#ixzz0kGmPDSmM -

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How the Aral Sea - once half the size of England - has dried up - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1263516/How-Aral-Sea--half-size-England--dried-up.html#ixzz0kGmPDSmM -
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