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Uses and curiosities in Google Earth and Google Maps

Create an electoral map with Fusiontables - in 10 minutes

Suppose we want to reflect on a map, the electoral results of the municipalities, so that they can be filtered by political party and shared with the public. While there are more less profane ways to do it, I want to show the example to explain how it can be done with FusionTables by an ordinary user. What we have:…

4 What's new in Google Earth 6.3

I downloaded the beta version of Google Earth 6.2.1.6014 and corroborated what a user had told me, there are some improvements that are interesting. Although there are other things, for our purposes these 4 news seem very useful to me; although some of this was showing up in the 6.2 version, it seems that now they have ...

Import Google Earth image into ecw format

The need: We work to work a cadastre using the image of Google Earth in a georeferenced format that is light. The problem: The ortho that lowers Stitchmaps low in jpg format, the georeference that it brings is not supported by Microstation. The solution: Download the image with Stitchmaps, synchronize Google Earth with Microstation to import the georeferenced capture ...

GIS Online Courses, in Spanish, some free

Geospatial Training is a company dedicated to training in programming topics applied to Geographic Information Systems. Recently it has begun its reach towards the Spanish-speaking medium, with similar courses and with instructors referring to the environment. Among the advantages of Geospatial Training, apart from the fact that courses in Spanish can now be received, they are: ...

Practical use of Google Earth historical images

It was one of the best changes that Google Earth implemented in the 5 version, which at the time of allowing us to see which year images were published makes it easier for us to use the best resolution or relevance for our purposes. In many cases, because the most recent image has clouds that hide the object of our ...