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Questions tagged [google-earth-pro]

Google Earth Pro is a 3D interactive globe that can be used to aid planning, analysis and decision making.

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Can I sell maps to third parties if I have Google Earth Pro License?

Not sure if this question is suitable for SE but I can't find answers anywhere else. I work as a GIS Analyst for a mining company that has its own GEPro license. As part of my job, I make PDF maps, ...
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Seeking xyz basemap catalog? [closed]

I've been using cartodb odyssey.js for a couple of months and the https://khms1.googleapis.com/kh?v=152&hl=es-ES&x={x}&y={y}&z={z} XYZ basemap has sufficed so far. However, I'm working ...
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Establishing Default Query layer for Google Earth in “Map to KML” export from ArcMap?

I export a lot of maps for customers who request them from our office. Recently I have seen more and more requests for us to export our GIS into the .KML or .KMZ file type so they can be viewed on ...
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regionating vector data for use in Google Earth

Does anybody know of free/open source tools to regionate vector (kml) data, like the regionate tool in Google Earth Pro (see http://support.google.com/earth/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=175007)? I ...
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Viewing Google Earth imagery dates?

I am trying to get an idea of the average most recent imagery dates of Madagascar in Google Earth. Rather than zooming in and looking at the lower corner for the imagery date, what is the best way to ...
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Does a Google Earth Pro licence allow you to export geo-referenced satellite images for use in other GIS software?

I'm considering purchasing Google Earth Pro so that I can use satellite images in commercial reports. I wasted my trial period however, and I don't know whether I can export geo-referenced images ...
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Accuracy of ruler in Google Earth Pro?

I use Google Earth Pro (7.1) on a daily basis to assess the acreage of US agricultural fields using the GE ruler. What is the accuracy we can expect from Google Earth Pro for surface calculation? (...
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Polygon made from raster extent does not display exactly same as raster in Google Earth Pro?

Polygon made from a raster extent does not display exactly the same as the raster in google earth pro. Does anyone else have this problem? new_crs<-crs(dem_10)#get latlon r2<-projectRaster(...
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Sync ArcMap view extent to Google Earth

I have been scouring the internet for this solution for some time, as it was easily accomplished in 9.x and I can't seem to find a solution for 10.x. I would like to know if there is a way to sync up ...
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SRTM vs Google Earth Pro elevation data

I am working on elevation data for an area in Sudan. Between Google Earth Pro and SRTM elevation data, which one is more reliable?
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Google Earth font change

I am still bothered by this and Google has not released another version yet. Any ideas, please? Today I upgraded from Google Earth Pro 7.1.7.2602 to the recently released 7.1.8.3036 and I ...
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Adjust altitude of points in kml to ground level

I have recorded a path using GPS and imported the kml file into google earth. Due to inaccuracies in recording the path (I assume) the points are sometimes above or below the ground. Is there a way to ...
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Algorithm to draw a perpendicular line on Google earth (KML)

I have two points say A (lat,lon ) and B(lat,lon) and I want to draw a perpendicular bisector line to AB such that any point (C) on the perpendicular line satisfies AC=BC. All I want is a function ...
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Export to CSV a list of addresses that fall within a shapefile?

I currently have a shapefile (KML, but I also have it in other formats as well) that outlines neighborhoods within a city. I also have a list of vacant property addresses in CSV. I'm currently ...
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Georeferenced TIFF to Google Earth?

I have aerial view images (.TIFF) which I have georeferenced using ArcMap 10.4. What I am trying to do with the images is export them with the georeferenced data attached and import them to Google ...
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Google Earth KML Autoload/Distribution

Situation: We have installed Google Earth on the whole computer network. We have one KML with all our projects. Need: Distribute the KML on all those Google Earth instances. Requirements: -...
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Extracting elevation data using Google Earth?

How do I extract multiple elevation values for a particular area in Google-Earth all at once? I've only been able to manually pick them one by one when I enter the long. and lat. for each point.
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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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Changing KML markers/Icons in Google Earth Pro?

How to change KML markers/Icons in Google Earth Pro? I have put in all of the paths that I could find on kml4earth.appspot.com/icons.html#notes? I am not understanding the procedure.
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Add property to a Feature Collection

I want to add the key property "class: 1" to my FeatureCollection. This feature of adding a class / value key is done automatically when you create a FeatureCollection and add a property by using ...
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ExtendedData and Description coexisting in the same placemark?

I am brand new to KML. I would like to ask if it is possible to have both ExtendedData and Description for the same placemark and have both appear in Google Earth Interface? I am asking because when I ...
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Height and X Y coordinates of points on Google Earth

How can I get information on height and X,Y coordinates using Google Earth data for a given terrain?
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Is it possible to modify the default style for imported polygons (etc) on Google Earth Pro?

Google Earth has a default style setting for imported polygons that drives me crazy. They are set to 100% opacity, "white", with the random selector enabled, meaning they show up by default after ...
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Historical aerial imagery GoogleEarth (2014) use in ArcGIS for Central Europe?

I run the supervised classification of Landsat scene from 2014 to identify forest disturbances. I would like to assess the accuracy of my classification through visual identification of stratified ...
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Google Earth Issue Adding Overlay - Unknown error on image ingest

I'm trying to add a .tif into Google Earth Pro as a superoverlay. The file is a large island survey I georeferenced in ArcGIS, and I'm trying to preserve its high quality and coordinates. When I try ...
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Adding labels in Google Earth Pro?

I am preparing the map of Nepal with 75 districts using the KMZ file downloaded from global admin. I opened the KMZ file (NPL_admin3.kmz) in google earth pro. I produced the map, and also worked ...
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Coordinate transformation differences in ArcGIS, QGIS and Google Earth Pro

I have a shapefile with points in Adindan UTM 37N coordinates. Now there seem to be roughly two ways of converting those coordinates to WGS84. When loaded in Google Earth Pro the points are about ...
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Import data, analyze spatially, and export list of points using Google Earth

I am trying to: import data into Google Earth from an outside data source. Then overlay a map and isolate which datapoints fall into that area. I would like to then export a list of the data points ...
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How to scale, rotate and translate a KMZ file in Google Earth

I'm a GIS software developer. I would like to adjust manually a KMZ over Google Earth images scaling, shifting and rotating it. What I'm wondering is a tool like the one in Google Earth to add a ...
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Automating Google Earth to open and zoom to feature?

I've been tasked with creating a link in an excel spreadsheet that will initiate some basic automation in Google earth. The specific task is to: Check if Google Earth is open Check if specific kmz ...
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Tile server overlay in Google Earth?

I have recently become aware of a number of tile-server map sources and I would like to use these as overlays in Google Earth. Is there a way to do this directly that does not involve pre-downloading ...
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Bulk SHP/KML Processing Tools [closed]

I need to accomplish two things in bulk: Convert SHP to KML Modify the fill and outline color and opacity either of SHP or KML files What tools can you recommend for these two tasks? I've tried ...
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Creating Polygons using Google Earth Pro?

I am brand new to Google Earth Pro, and in walking through the tutorials, my polygons don't work as they're supposed to. I follow all of the instructions from the Google Earth lessons, but nothing ...
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I can't see labels in GE of points exported from shp to kml in Qgis

I have created a shp layer in Qgis (version 2.12.3-Lyon) with points. I want to see it in Google Earth, so I saved the shp as a kml. When I open it in GE Pro, I don't see the labels, only if I click ...
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Difference between video captured with Google Earth and Google Earth Pro

Is there any difference between video which is captured with Google Earth and Google Earth Pro? Maybe some kind of tag showing 'pro'?
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Is it possible to change GoogleEarth folder icon to reflect style of hidden polygon children within?

In my GoogleEarth kml file I have multiple polygon groups, each "like" group gathered under their own folder. I have hidden the individual polygons in their respective folders by "checkHideChildren" ...
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Best function to smooth data layer in Google Earth Engine?

As you can see using the code below in Earth Engine, the resolution of the MODIS images are 1km squares that look quite obtuse. // Create a geometry representing an export region. var features = ee....
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Exporting Earth Engine results to kml for use in Google Earth

So I have a date range of MODIS temperature images that I am attempting to export from GEE for use in Google Earth. This is what the code looks like thus far: var dataset = ee.ImageCollection('MODIS/...
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KML - Network Link Control 'Update' Usage

I am having trouble getting a NetworkLinkControl KML command to work. The drive.google.com URL matches Network Link to Slot 2 and I am trying to use NetworkLinkControl to delete kmlslot2. I know ...
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Why does Google Earth Pro change my raster resolution?

I have noticed this problem occurring when I try to import rasters into Google Earth Pro from ArcGIS Desktop 10.4.1. I can take a 1/3 arc second resolution DEM and it looks great in ArcGIS until I use ...
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Exporting only selected items in My Places to another KML File in Google Earth Pro?

It seems that when I right click and export from my places in google earth pro, it will export the entire kml instead of the selected or checked items within it. How can I just simply export the ...
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Show/hide Google Earth folder without changing visibility settings of child items?

I would like to show/hide a Google Earth folder without affecting the visibility settings of items nested within that folder. For example, several top-level folders might each contain a hierarchy of ...
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Can't Display KML file in Google earth

I am unable to display a kmz/kml file on Google Earth on Android. I got the file from here: ftp://ecco2.jpl.nasa.gov/data5/GoogleEarth/Ocean%20Currents.kmz I tried using KMZ to Earth Explorer. I've ...
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How to display a table from a polygon on Google Earth

I have a polygon that I am working on in ArcMap 10.3. It has an attribute table with about 300 some columns. I am having trouble displaying the whole attribute table on Google Earth when I export the ...
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Google Earth Pro does not completely open TAB files created in MapInfo 15+

From time-to-time, I have the need to open tab files I have created in MapInfo with Google Earth Pro. Aside from minor hiccups, I have never had an issue with importing a Tab file. The process I ...
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Google Earth Pro - Automatically load a secondary database

Is it possible to configure Google Earth Pro so that it automatically loads a secondary database (e.g QLD Globe) when starting up?
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Which projection is suitable for the measurements of this great circle?

I have drawn a circle on google earth pro in such a way that its radius starts from earth center 0,0 (lat/long) and ends at 0,90 (lat/long). This circle divide the earth into two equall halfs as shown ...
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Use of Google Earth Pro derived area and perimeter for a thesis?

I have ground-truthing data of centroids for 23 sites and their surrounding land uses, but no money to purchase remotely sensed images of this remote region of Latina America. I would use the polygon ...
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How to combine two sentinel 1A images? [duplicate]

I'm classifying images of Red River Delta. Unfortunately, the region is split into two consecutive Sentinel 1A images. Therefore, I want to mosaic them into single image for convenient classification. ...
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Seeing place names in Google Earth Pro?

I have just downloaded and installed Google Earth Pro, and I cannot get place names to show up at all. Can you suggest a course of action?