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Google's virtual globe application that allows users to view 3D buildings, imagery, terrain, any other information stored in KML files.

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Function to select and name with [i] each image in a collection, where [i] is the position in a list of images [closed]

I am trying to compare two different collection image per image. Landmask_Modis_collection and Modis_Collection after run the byMonthYear function in both of them. So i need to create a way to select ...
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Changing a feature over a time span using KML XML file on Google Earth Pro [on hold]

I basically want to have a line change colour over a time span. I seem to be able to add the time span, but I don't know how to create the change over time.
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Including file structure in KMZ using Google Earth?

I am currently undertaking a very big research project that is focusing on the location of creative firms. My method is to use Google Earth to search for firms using a number of search strings and ...
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Is Google Earth Engine SNIC Segmentation algorithm inconsistent?

I have been using GEE for about a month now and I ran into some issue I am trying to use OBIA classification based on this presentation by Sai Cheemalapati, EEAI 2019. The main problem is when I ...
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Automatically create path between two points via roads in Google Earth (Pro)? [closed]

Does Google Earth have the ability to automatically create a path between two points connected by roads?
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Create KML or KMZ file using iOS Google Maps app

Is there a way to create a KML or KMZ file using the iOS Google Maps app? I’ve created a map on Google My Maps but can’t find a way to export it on Google Maps. I’ve tried the iOS app and the Google ...
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Determine which zip codes are within defined boundary

The Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District publishes their district boundaries here: https://avaqmd.ca.gov/district-boundaries I need to figure out which zip codes fall within those ...
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Using QGIS to create a GeoTIFF raster of Google Earth import

I've managed to link QGIS3 to Google Earth via XYZ tiles. I would like to convert the Google Earth map shown to a GeoTIFF raster (to save on memory?). I try and export the Google Earth layer to a ...
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Google satellite xyz tile layer in QGIS has lower resolution than the basemap in Google Earth?

As far as I can tell, the Google satellite imagery loaded as an xyz tile in QGIS is the same image that is used in Google Earth, but at a lower resolution. The lower image below is from QGIS using the ...
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Elevation Profiles Using QGIS vs. Google Earth

I have several routes I am calculating elevation stats for. What I want is Total Ascent/Cumulative Gain, where all ascents and descents are accounted for. As opposed to solely the difference between ...
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Polygon area from Google Earth so different to QGIS & Shapely/PyProj?

I have a set of points defined by their longitudes and latitudes in WGS84 that define a polygon that I need to calculate the area of. I originally tried to approach this using pyproj and Shapely as ...
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Merging satellite images error

I am trying to merge 3 satellite images of 3 times. The images are median images. I have used the following code but there is an error. var maskL8 = function(image_m) { var qa = image_m.select('BQA'...
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Creating KML file from R?

I have a dataframe in R with three columns; latitude, longitude and cluster. I would like to export this data into a KML file for visualizing these clusters in Google Earth. Here's a snippet of my ...
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Open DEM in Google Earth?

How can I upload my DEM to Google Earth? Agisoft Photoscan allows exporting Google Map tiles in Export DEM option but I have no idea how to upload it to Google Earth.
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GEE Download Image Collection Values for Specified Points in CSV

I am new to google earth engine (and js admittedly) and I have a collection of points in Bangladesh that I am trying to extract the rainfall value for each point over the entire CHIRPS image ...
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Remove Cloud Cover with Python Earth Engine API

I am attempting to use google's cloudscore methodology to remove clouds from LANDSAT8 imagery. I am using python to do this. I can get this to work in java from the web code editor, but am unable to ...
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Rotating Polygon in 3D Space as KML for Google Earth?

I'm trying to create this effect in a KML to be displayed in Google Earth. I am writing in KML 2.1 as a reference. I know it is possible to create a polygon that is circular in appearance, but can ...
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Saving Google Earth Postal Code Layer

In the typical primary database in layers window, under more-> US Govt, there is a Postal Code Boundaries layer. I have been trying to find a way to save this, and ultimately add it to a folder of my ...
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Calculate mean value from list features in Google Earth Engine

I created a FeatureCollection containing 63 features with a different date, from one filter per ID. In each of these 63 features, I created a new property named "matches" that contains a new list of ...
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Increase the resolution of Google Earth Engine images

I am trying to fetch high quality images from Google Earth Engine. I want to understand the relationship between zoom_level option in: Map.centerObject(image, zoom_level); and scale option in below ...
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Create kmz with coordinates from images and thumbnails for symbols

I have about 110 geotagged images and am looking for an effective way to create a .kmz which contains for each image a point based on its geotag and uses a thumbnail of the picture as symbol. Clicking ...
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Using Open Google Earth cache file in QGIS?

I have a Google Earth cache file. Is there any way to open the Google image from a cache file in QGIS 3? I had done it in standalone PC successfully. Does it works also in Mapped Network Drive also....
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Changing color for Shapefile in Google Earth?

I have a shapefile that desrbibes the post/prior routes from/to a certain venue. The white lines are the routes and each segment has a different foot traffic value. The segment in the image has a ...
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Draw a polygon following a centreline in Google Earth

I am trying to draw a buffer of 30km distance around a path I have in google earth. I need this buffer as a polygon as I need to export it to XML for a different purpose. Is there any way to do this ...
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Rotating around arbitrary point, not center when using Google Earth Pro to Edit Image Overlay?

In Google Earth Pro "Edit Image Overlay", we can rotate the overlay around its center (via grabbing the green diamond,) but how might one rotate it around an arbitrary point not its center? (Yes, ...
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Enlarging/shrinking while maintaining aspect ratio when using Google Earth Pro to Edit Image Overlay?

In Google Earth Pro "Edit Image Overlay", the only way I have found to enlarge or shrink the overlay while maintaining the X:Y aspect ratio is to grab one of the four green corners (not the four ...
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Opening Map Tiles Stored On Google Drive With Google Earth Network Link?

I'd like to store a superoverlay or tiled map on Google Drive and then open it in Google Earth via a Network Link. I've been able to store single KML files on Google Drive and then generate a direct ...
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.tif image (made in QGIS 3) imported into Google Earth Pro is blank/has no symbology options

I am trying to import .tif images into Google Earth Pro, which have been created in QGIS 3. The image has two colours, black and white, with only two values, 1 and 0, which was represented by each ...
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Google Earth hide geometry except for a small area

In a Google Earth tour, I only want to show a specific small area, that is, I want to hide (not render) all terrain outside of this area. If such hiding is impossible, can I use a black "image overlay"...
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Draw polygon automatically based on Google Earth coverage map simulation

I have a coverage map in atoll that I can export to Google Earth I need to create the polygon of this coverage area for another study. How can I do it automatically? Coverage map is very scattered ...
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Hiding placemark name and making it appear when hovering over it on Google Earth?

I would like to remove the placemark names on the Google Earth Map and make them appear when I hover over the icon with the mouse. I tried to set the LabelStyle scale to 0 but it actually does the ...
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Regions for Google Earth 3D Buildings

I'm trying to find a way of creating regions for 3D models. It seems simple enough but there doesn't appear to be any examples of KML anywhere. The closest I've found is in the Keyhole Markup Language ...
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Rendering KML file on QGIS with original resolution?

I am trying to upload to QGIS a KML raster file that was previously generated with Google Earth Pro. It uploads, yes, but with low resolution. How can I make QGIS render such files with the original ...
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Extracting desired values from KML file using QGIS?

I have a kml file of roads that I would like to convert into a shapefile using QGIS, I understand that this should be a straightforward task however I am running into the issue of extracting necessary ...
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Image Overlay 3D Adapt in Google Earth

When adding an image overlay (specifically a GeoTiff exported from QGIS), the image looks great until you turn on 3D buildings or terrain. These features pop through the image overlay, and disrupt the ...
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User-Scaled Color Relief Map to Google Earth from DTM

I have a DTM file, and my goal is to load it up onto Google Earth as a color relief map, with the colors gradient at levels I chose. I have successfully done this with RAS MAP using HEC RAS software, ...
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Time series of NDVI calculation from Sentinal in earth engine

I am new in google earth engine, i am trying to plot the time series NDVI value and images as well, i found a script and i tried to modified but its not working properly. Below is the code its giving ...
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Changing Opacity of Vector layer in Google Earth Engine

While importing a Shp file in Earth Engine, I want to control or change opacity/transparency of the layer. I have gone through almost all read me files, I find nothing. This doesn't work: Map....
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What is the accuracy and precision of bearings measured using Google Earth

For North America, what are the accuracy and precision that the bearings of decameter- to kilometer-long features, e.g lineaments and oriented lakes, be measured using Google Earth? Can these ...
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Convert <LookAt> to <Camera>

Is there a way to convert LookAt to Camera element? We want to define drone aerial POI with Google Earth. I can define my views with Snapshot. Problem is this is then defined with a element. I need ...
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Any plugin for converting web-based satellite imagery into ArcMap

I recently lost an Add-In toolbar that displayed imagery in ArcMap where I could assign projection to the data frame and my drawings on the satellite images would be "accurate" (vs drawing in a WGS ...
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LandTrendr spectral-temporal (LT - GEE) in Google Earth Engine

I've been trying to use LT-GEE in study for restoration area. But, I get some error Required argument (timeSeries) missing to function: TemporalSegmentation.LandTrendr(timeSeries, maxSegments, ...
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Calculate class area after classify random Forest image

After classify using randomForest my image var imagemClassificada = addBands2018.select(bands).classify(classificadorTreinado) I would like to calculate the area for each class, vegetation and ...
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Earth Engine error with global variables - using to calculate matrix error

After sorting my image using training data, //*********************************************************************** // SEPARATE TEST AND TRAIN SAMPLES //**************************...
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Hyperlink from document (Excel, Word, PDF) to a specified placemark inside the KML file

I have been searching on the web and I couldn't find a solution. I would like to hyperlink from a cell in an Excel spreadsheet to a placemark in my .kml file. If insert a link and attach a file ...
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Add drawing functionality in type ui.Linker Map

is there drawing functionality in the ui.Linker Map object of Earth Engine? var linker = ui.Map.Linker(maps) function display3 () { var map = new ui.Map(); map.addLayer(toFeature); map....
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Distance difference between Google Maps and Google Earth?

I created a route in Google MyMaps and exported to a KMZ. I then imported the KMZ into Google Earth Pro. The reported distance in Google MyMaps and Google Earth Pro differ by approximately 2km, over ...
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Google Earth WMS fails

I try to insert a WMS but Google Earth says WMS capability failed. This is the WMS: https://ccff02.minfin.fgov.be/geoservices/arcgis/services/WMS/Cadastral_Layers/MapServer/WMSServer I know it is a 1....
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How can I generate shapefile from Google Earth

I am new to ArcMap 10.5. I want to generate a shapefile of an area of interest from Google Earth. I have checked some website in Google, but I did not understand some steps.
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How to use a .kml file to create a 3D mesh from contours?

I have downloaded a .kml file from this source: http://www.carpworld.co.za/index.php/dam-contours/boskop-dam. This is how it looks in Google Earth: This file contains contours of Boskopdam (a local ...