Google Earth can be a powerful tool for geographic business analysis. Here are some resources. We’re going to keep updating this page as new tools roll in.
- Google Earth Home Google Earth Homepage and download area
- Google Earth KML 2.0 Documentation In depth documentation of the features of KML 2.0
- Google Earth KML 2.0 Tutorial Tutorial for newcomers to KML and Google Earth.
- Google Earth Community Official Google Earth Forums with topics ranging from sightseeing to development. Monitored frequently by staff of knowledgable administrators.
- Google Earth WikiPedia Entry Wikipedia Entry on Google Earth
- KML Wikipedia Entry Wikipedia Entry on KML
- GPS Utility by GPS Utility, Easy-to-use application that manages and manipulates GPS data. Now with Google Earth support.
- KML Home Companion for ArcGIS posted 9/14/2005 by Jim Cser, Converts ArcGIS (http://www.arcgis.com)layers into Google Earth KML files.
- Arc2Earth by Brian Flood, ArcGIS to Google Earth converter with emphasis on converting much of the rich map annotations from ArcGIS to KML
- Microsoft Flight Simulator:Google Earth Translation keeps Google Earth view in sync with Flight Simulator
News & Information
- Google Earth Blog — Frequently updated blog related to Google Earth
- Portland Maps — Excellent example of the analytical possibilities of Google Earth
- EarthPlot — a data analysis and visualization tool that processes CSV files into KML overlays