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Process Manual Presentation Mikhil Adusumilli Jesse Arredondo Christopher Fields Yue Ma David Shore May 10, 2011
What is Google Earth? Google Earth Offers: – Virtual Globe – Maps, Geographical Information – Search for Locations and Directions – Mark Locations – Flight simulator – Images Below the surface of the ocean Stars Celestial bodies
What is Google Earth? Created by Keyhole Incorporated Google Earth and Google Earth Pro Available on: – Windows 2000 + – Mac OSX 10.3.9 + – Linux kernal 2.6 – FreeBSD – iPhone OS – Android
Search for Locations & Businesses 1.Click on “Fly to” tab. This will open the search panel. 2.Enter the name of the location into the input box. a)Location can be any of the following: Country, State, City, Zip Code, Landmark, Address, Latitude and Longitude Coordinates b)Examples: United States, Maryland, Baltimore, 21250, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, 39° 15′ 19.8″ N, 76° 42′ 40.52″ W
Search for Locations & Businesses (Cont.) 3.Click Search. a)This will zoom the map to your search location 4.Click “Find Businesses” tab. 5.Enter the name of business or type of business. a)Example: Papa John’s or Pizza Restaurant b)Search will show top 10 business listings for the type of business within the previously searched location
Search for Locations & Businesses (Cont.) 6.Click any business location to display a placemark balloon. 7.Click the link for the location in the placemark balloon to surf the business website within Google Earth. a) In some cases, the website may open in a separate browser 8.Click back to Google Earth to return to the map.
Search for Locations & Businesses (Cont.) 9.Click the “To Here” at the bottom of any placemark balloon. a)This allows you to search for direction to the business’s location. b)This automatically inserts the business address into the “To” field in the directions tab 10. Enter your starting location. 11. Click search for suggested route information a)Search panel will automatically gather your recent searches temporarily.
Search for Locations & Businesses (Cont.) 12.Double click any previous searches to revisit those locations 13.Drag any of the temporary searches into “My Places” to save your favorite search results. 14.To clear your results, click the clear button or “X” to clear the search panel results.
Conclusion Google Earth is revolutionary! “Google Earth is used by millions of people all over the world. Many begin by checking out their favorite places. How about using Google Earth to prepare for your next adventure and share about it when you return?” – earth.google.com