Google Earth

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
In the new version of Google Earth, you can compare aerial imagery from the past with current development on the site.
Feb 8, 2009   DigitalUrban