14 September 2006

Temporal Mapping in Google Earth (Beta 4)

One of the New Features in Google Earth (Beta 4 Build 4.0.2080) -clicking update inside Google Earth does not update to this version.

The temporal aspect of data and time is now represented in a easy way to understand.

Whale Shark Migration November 2005
August 2005

Whale Shark Migration August 2005
November 2005

The image represent Whale Shark migration between August and November (2005)
The kml file is available from google services

Other updates include:

A new interface for viewing time-stamped/time-range image overlays
Improved printing option for turn-by-turn driving directions with satellite imagery
New KML folders options with radio button style placemarks (under my places)
Support for Web Mapping Service(WMS) image/data overlays (now in free version too)
Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) coordinate system grid overlay


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