Navigating Google Earth

Watch this video about basic navigation around Google Earth.

The Physical Environment textbook link: “Essentials of Geography

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NOAA Weather Radio

The Weather Underground maintains a list of links to NOAA weather radio streams.  They’ve also created their own standalone player. Check it out here.

The Physical Environment textbook link:Weather Systems”

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A VerySpatial Podcast

A VerySpatial Podcast keeps you up-to-date with the latest news and technology applications related to geography. Listen to Episode 152 provided by Odeo.

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Using Google Earth for Near Real Time Natural Hazard Monitoring

Google Talks: “Google Tech Talks. February 23, 2007 “Every year several catastrophic natural hazards strike somewhere on Earth. These may cause thousands of lives, cause damages of billions of dollars, destroy natural landmarks, cause tsunamis, floods, or landslides. Most of these events are caused by nature but their potential catastrophic consequences are tied to overcrowding and the emergence of megacities; the proliferation of nuclear power plants and nuclear waste storage facilities; and the existence of high dams, and other facilities whose destruction pose an unacceptable risk of global reach.”

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Google Docs Offline

Web-based office suites are becoming more prevalent these days as cloud computing develops. See how to use Google Docs offline in this video.

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Google Earth Outreach Layers

From Google: “An overview of layers featured on Google Earth created by nonprofit organizations in the spirit of the Google Earth Outreach program.”

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NASA Satellites Aid in Chesapeake Bay Recovery

By studying the landscape around the Chesapeake Bay, NASA spacecraft are helping land managers figure out how to battle the harmful pollutants that have added to the destruction of the bay’s once legendary productivity.” More information at:

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