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Is Google Earth, Digital Earth? Defining a Vision

@inproceedings{Grossner2007IsGE,
  title={Is Google Earth, Digital Earth? Defining a Vision},
  author={Karl E. Grossner and K. Clarke},
  year={2007}
}
The recent wave of interest in the geographic referencing of information and the growing number of web-based geographic applications is highlighted by the success of Google Earth and other “geobrowsers.” This category of software bears a more than passing resemblance to the vision of a “Digital Earth,” a project proposed in 1998 by then US Vice-President Al Gore, as an ambitious global undertaking to build a multi-faceted computing system for education and research. We first present a short… Expand
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