Google Earth & Google Maps

Combining Google Maps and Google Search to Empower Decision Making

Combining Google Maps and Google Search to Empower Decision Making

Employees spend a significant amount of time looking for information from a wide variety of sources and then interpreting that information; and that information is often retrieved from different data stores, slowing down the decision-making process. Join Google and its partner, Thermopylae, to learn how to empower your teams with fast, relevant search results returned on a map. By combining ...

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How to digitize vector data in Google Earth and export them to Shapefiles

How to digitize vector data in Google Earth and export them to Shapefiles

We know the importance of google earth and its high resolution imagery of any area. Sometimes we like to use this imagery to create updated vector data. In this tutorial, you will see an efficient way for the creation of vector layers like to digitize vector data directly in google earth, import them in QGIS, and save them finally as Shapefiles. ...

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Check Google Earth’s Accuracy over an area of Interest

Check Google Earth’s Accuracy over an area of Interest

It can be more convenient to use Google Earth to get coordinates of a ground feature, than going out in the field with a GPS. However, Google Earth’s accuracy can vary depending where you are This video shows how users can check the accuracy of Google Earth over an area of interest.

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Plan Field Trip in Google Earth, then Transfer Data to GPS

Plan Field Trip in Google Earth, then Transfer Data to GPS

Imagine you find an interesting location in Google Earth. This video will show you how to create a track to your point of interest and transfer the data to a GPS. Once this is done, you can use the GPS to take you within a few meters of your point of interest. You can also use this technique to plan ...

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