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Geospatial data: DIY style

Yep, DIY stands for “Do It Yourself”. And that is exactly what two of my students for Geography 307, at McGill University did to overcome a huge challenge that they were having finding data on vacant land in Detroit, Michigan.

Google Earth 5.0 - make your own tour?

Google has recently released the latest and greatest version of their free popular geographic information package. This version bring a whole host of new features, including the ability to look at historical imagery, the addition of Mars and underwater viewing. My favorite new feature is the “record a tour” option, which lets you track a session (including zooming and panning) while recording commentary.

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