A Canadian real estate startup has created striking animated 3-D visualizations of the evolution of the skylines in cities such as New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago.
Jul 10, 2013 Fast Company Co.Exist
In Chicago, like in many cities, local food production comes in many forms, from small backyard crops to community gardens. Researchers are now using Google Earth to paint a more accurate picture of food production at different scales.
Jan 13, 2013 NPR
<em>The Atlantic</em> offers a brain teaser tailor made for the readers of Planetizen.
May 28, 2012 The Atlantic
Samuel Medina describes how the Dutch use stylistic aesthetics to disguise sections of their satellite images to ward off national threats, as portrayed in Mishka Henner's new book, <em>Dutch Landscapes</em>.
May 5, 2012 Architizer
With high development occurring in India, new mapping technologies can greatly help smart growth in the burgeoning country.
Mar 9, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
A town in New York has been using satellite imagery from Google Earth to identify illegally-built pools.
Aug 5, 2010 Associated Press
This article from <em>The Daily Mail</em> takes a historical look at ten maps that changed the world.
Jun 2, 2010 The Daily Mail
Climate change is now being visualized in 3D maps on Google Earth.
Oct 1, 2009 The Sydney Morning Herald
Researchers from Georgia Tech are blending real-time video with imagery from Google Earth to create dynamic visualizations of urban places. [Video]
Sep 28, 2009 Popular Science
These videos show images of locations that have seen significant change over the past few years as seen through Google Earth images, from Dubai's manmade archipelago to Utah's disappearing Lake Powell.
Jun 1, 2009 Wired