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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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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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Google Earth resolution in ArcGIS vs QGIS

A friend who has ArcGIS proved to me recently that the Google Earth imagery she gets in ArcGIS is both higher resolution and apparently more recent than what I get using either Google Earth "XYZ tiles"...
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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 ...
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Get elevation data w.r.t. date in Google Earth

I am using Google Earth Pro to get the elevation of different points on earth. It's giving me elevation data for points I am hovering over, but I want to get the elevation data with respect to date. ...
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Importing KML file into Google Earth Pro says Junk after document element?

I'm very new to using GIS platforms. I've sourced some spatial data for a archaeological project from the 'Portable Antiquities Scheme' website. There was a KML file available to download. I'm not ...
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Extract multiple building height from Google Earth (not DEM)

I'm looking for the height of the Chicago buildings but I can not find them. so I thought to approximate the height using the building:levels field of OSM, multiplying it by 3.5m. But there are ...
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Understanding Google Earth Pro ruler tool algorithms?

When using Google Earth Pro ruler (Tools / Ruler or by clicking on the "ruler" icon), the ruler tool tells us the heading from one point to another which is not the same as that obtained by Karney's ...
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Get Google Maps driving directions between points in a KML file?

I'm trying to improve a workflow that currently involves manually composing a multi-destination driving route in Google Maps. I have the ability to export a KML file containing the points we want via ...
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Google Earth does not work on KML Files with <TimeSpan> and YYYY-MM-DD but working with YYYY-MM?

I have a KML File with a Folder and 5 overlapping Polygons which each of them has a <Timespan> Element with <Begin> and <end> like the following: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="...
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How to add my photo in KML with Android?

I have tried with overlay and Placemark, I store my photo and KML together in one KMZ but when I open with Google Earth, I only can see the text in the location, not the photo. Here is my code: [?...
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How to interpret the red trend map of time series on Google Earth Engine?

I'm starting to play with Google Earth Engine. Following https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mNIRB90jwLuASO1JYas1kuOXCLbOoy1Z4NlV1qIXM10/edit# I managet to put together this https://code.earthengine....
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Google Earth Automated Imagery Downloading for different locations

Is there any method for Google Earth to Automate the process where we define cities and areas and we receive printable files from the most interesting spots of the cities?
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Display ArcGIS Online Hosted Feature Layer in Google Earth Pro?

Disclaimer: I am much less familiar with network/server/sharing nuances (much more experienced with desktop work). I work for a nonprofit and am trying to map out where work is done. I have a large ...
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How do duplicate script on Google Earth Engine code editor

I'm following https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bRCEB8ybRUp2D6vFc7mjqDMG2bpmCd2iTPQIEern0mk/edit#, its about classification and regression. I followed the regression part then I'll do the ...
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Use open layers plugin display as georeferenced image in QGIS

Could someone tell me if it is possible to save a plugin open layers display as georeferenced image in QGIS 2.18?
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Converting GPS data to KML?

I have some waypoints, and I need to input them into Google Earth. How can I convert data from GPS to KML file?