Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Getting Started

Google Earth Pro is a free software that, albeit not a true GIS, allows visualization, assessment, overlay, and creation of geospatial data. This user-friendly resource is often a useful intermediary for learners who are interested in learning more about GIS and want to start with more basic processes and tools. Google Earth Pro can also be leveraged to view its extremely high-resolution satellite imagery, upload or download geospatial data in its native interoperable fileformat (KML), and also find locations (e.g. for simple geocoding).

Google Earth Pro Basics

Google Earth home -

Launch Google Earth Pro on the Web -

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Google Earth Engine

Google Earth Engine provides access to high-resolution satellite imagery, geospatial datasets, planetary-scale analysis capabilities for scientists, researchers, and developers to detect changes, map trends, and quantify differences on the Earth's surface.

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Google Earth Pro Tutoriels