Keeping Earth up to date and looking great

Keeping Earth up to date and looking great

June 27, 2016

Keeping Earth. Three years ago we introduced a cloud-free mosaic of the world in Google Earth. Today we’re rolling out an even more beautiful and seamless version, with fresh imagery from Landsat 8 satellite and new processing techniques for sharper images than ever before. But not always over the same place, so we looked at millions of images and took the clearest pixels to stitch together this cloud-free and seamless image.Keeping Earth Screen Shot at

Columbia Glacier, Alaska To put that in perspective. 700 trillion pixels is 7,000 times more pixels than the estimated number of stars in the Milky Way Galaxy. Or 70 times more pixels than the estimated number of galaxies in the Universe. Keeping Earth.Keeping Earth Screen Shot at

Detroit, Michigan  To put that in perspective. 700 trillion pixels is 7,000 times more pixels than the estimated number of stars in the Milky Way Galaxy. Or 70 times more pixels than the estimated number of galaxies in the Universe. Keeping Earth. But not always over the same place, so we looked at millions of images and took the clearest pixels to stitch together this cloud-free and seamless image. Keeping Earth Screen Shot at

Swiss Alps, Switzerland   Today we’re rolling out an even more beautiful and seamless version, with fresh imagery from Landsat 8 satellite and new processing techniques for sharper images than ever before. But not always over the same place, so we looked at millions of images and took the clearest pixels to stitch together this cloud-free and seamless image.  More than 700 trillion. individual pixels—to choose the best cloud-free pixels. Keeping Earth thumb

Higher Quality Imagery We mined data from nearly a petabyte of Landsat imagery—that’s more than 700 trillion individual pixels—to choose the best cloud-free pixels.  Today we’re rolling out an even more beautiful and seamless version, with fresh imagery from Landsat 8 satellite and new processing techniques for sharper images than ever before.Keeping Earth thumb

Landsat 8, which launched into orbit in 2013, is the newest sensor in the USGS/NASA Landsat Program—superior to its predecessors in many ways. Landsat 8 captures images with greater detail, truer colors, and at an unprecedented frequency—capturing twice as many images as Landsat 7 does every day. This new rendition of Earth uses the most recent data available — mostly from Landsat 8 — making it our freshest global mosaic to date. Keeping Earth Screen Shot atIn the new view of New York City, details like skyscrapers, building shadows, and baseball and softball fields in Central Park shine through.   Today we’re rolling out an even more beautiful and seamless version, with fresh imagery from Landsat 8 satellite and new processing techniques for sharper images than ever before.Keeping Earth Screen Shot atToday we’re rolling out an even more beautiful and seamless version, with fresh imagery from Landsat 8 satellite and new processing techniques for sharper images than ever before. More than 700 trillion. individual pixels—to choose the best cloud-free pixels.

Keeping Earth Screen Shot atJuly 9, 2000  Today we’re rolling out an even more beautiful and seamless version, with fresh imagery from.  Landsat 8 satellite and new processing techniques for sharper images than ever before.

September 20, 2003

Processing imagery with Earth Engine. But not always over the same place, so we looked at millions of images. And took the clearest pixels to stitch together this cloud-free and seamless image. 

 

 To produce this new imagery. We used the same publicly available. Earth Engine APIs that scientists use to do things like track global tree cover, loss, and gain; predict Malaria outbreaks; and map global surface water over a 30 year period.

Like our previous mosaic. We mined data from nearly a petabyte of Landsat imagery—that’s. More than 700 trillion. individual pixels—to choose the best cloud-free pixels. To put that in perspective. 700 trillion pixels is 7,000 times more pixels than the estimated number of stars in the Milky Way Galaxy. Or 70 times more pixels than the estimated number of galaxies in the Universe. Keeping Earth.

Lake Balkhash, Kazakhstan

Brasilia, Brazil More than 700 trillion. individual pixels—to choose the best cloud-free pixels.

Open data is good for everyone To put that in perspective. 700 trillion pixels is 7,000 times more pixels than the estimated number of stars in the Milky Way Galaxy. Or 70 times more pixels than the estimated number of galaxies in the Universe.

Landsat program and its commitment to free and accessible open data. Landsat, a joint program of the USGS and NASA. Has observed the Earth continuously from 1972 to the present day. And offers a wealth of information on the changes to the Earth’s surface over time. And it’s all available in Earth Engine!

 

The new imagery is now available across all our mapping products. To check it out, open up Google Earth, or turn on the satellite layer in Google Maps. Keeping Earth.

Post authored by: Chris Herwig, Program Manager, Google Earth Engine. Keeping Earth earthtopomaps.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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Google Maps Kick off your summer travels

Google Maps Kick off your summer travels with these new Google Maps features

Google Maps Kick June 30, 2016 A lot of the fun of traveling is the memories created while exploring new places with friends, family or even solo. Pictures are a traditional way to remember those moments, but now Your Timeline users on Android can preserve their travel memories and info in a new way. Google Maps users with Location History enabled can open Your Timeline, select a date from their recent vacation or everyday life and add notes to help remember what they did that day—or save important notes for later.

Google Maps Kick. The weather’s heating up, kids are out of school. And that means only one thing: summer’s officially here. Summer brings weekend road trips. Faraway escapes and all kinds of getaways in between. And with the latest update to Google Maps. We’re introducing two new features to get you where you’re going and help you remember your travels in a brand new way. Road trip warriors can now get multi-stop directions in Google Maps on Android (coming soon to iOS). Just open the app, enter a destination, tap the corner menu, and then click “Add a stop”.Google Maps Kick ForOlga

Road trip warriors can now get multi-stop directions in Google Maps on Android (coming soon to iOS). Just open the app, enter a destination, tap the corner menu, and then click “Add a stop”. To rearrange the order of your stops, tap and hold the three dot menu to the left of “Add stop. And drag it to the position you want –. You can even search for types of places like gas stations or restaurants like you normally would.

Once you’ve added all your stops, tap “Done” and your multi-stop route is complete. When you enter navigation mode you’ll have the same seamless driving experience you’re used to. Whether you’re going from errand to errand or hitting scenic spots along Route 66.

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A lot of the fun of travelling is the memories created while exploring new places with friends. Family or even solo. Pictures are a traditional way to remember those moments, but now Your Timeline users on Android can preserve their travel memories and info in a new way. Google Maps users with Location History enabled can open Your Timeline. Select a date from their recent vacation or everyday life and add notes to help remember what they did that day—or save important notes for later.

Road trip warriors can now get multi-stop directions in Google Maps on Android (coming soon to iOS). Just open the app, enter a destination, tap the corner menu, and then click “Add a stop”.

 

No matter where your travels take you this summer and beyond. These new Google Maps features will get you there and help keep track of all the memories you make along the way. earthtopomaps.com

Posted by Liz Davidoff, Communications Manager, Google Maps                                                                                                    

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Earthtopomaps icon image Google Earth continuously broadcasts images of the Earth through wired and wireless networks, Earth Topo Maps  allowing users to travel around the world and discover different places with views of photographic quality. It’s a completely different experience of the cards you used. This is a 3D model of the real world, based on satellite images combined with maps and listings of nearby restaurants, hotels, leisure facilities, shops and services, etc. You can fly over the Earth and zoom directly to a street, pan or go to a city or even a country, in a few moments. Download Google Earth. To see the world in perspective. (Http://earth.google.en)earthtopomaps-dacfafefedbaearthtopomaps-XApps Google Earth iconearthtopomaps-Apps Google Earth iconearthtopomaps-Apps Google Earth iconearthtopomaps-Apps Google Earth iconearthtopomaps dacfafefedbaearthtopomaps XApps Google Earth iconearthtopomaps Apps Google Earth iconearthtopomaps Apps Google Earth iconearthtopomaps Apps Google Earth iconGoogle Earth continuously broadcasts images of the Earth through wired and wireless networks. Earth Topo Maps  allowing users to travel around the world and discover different places with views of photographic quality. It’s a completely different experience of the cards you used. This is a 3D model of the real world, based on satellite images combined with maps and listings of nearby restaurants, hotels, leisure facilities, shops and services, etc. You can fly over the Earth and zoom directly to a street, pan or go to a city or even a country, in a few moments. Download Google Earth. To see the world in perspective. (Http://earth.google.en)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Earth Topo Maps  Google Earth diffuse en continu des images de la Terre par le biais des réseaux câblés et sans fil. Permettant ainsi aux utilisateurs de voyager aux quatre coins du monde. Et de découvrir différents lieux avec des vues de qualité photographique. C’est une expérience complètement différente des cartes dont vous avez l’habitude. Il s’agit d’un modèle 3D du monde réel, basé sur des images satellite combinées avec des cartes ainsi que des listes de restaurants, d’hôtels. D’équipements de loisirs, de commerces et services, etc. Vous pouvez survoler la Terre et zoomer directement sur une rue. Faire un panoramique ou accéder à une ville, ou même à un pays. En quelques instants. Télécharger Google Earth. Pour voir le monde en perspective. (http://earth.google.fr)  and earthtopomaps.com

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