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* [http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/ NASA's World Wind] (free, mostly comparable in resolution to Google)
 
* [http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/ NASA's World Wind] (free, mostly comparable in resolution to Google)
 
* [http://www.digitalglobe.com/ DigitalGlobe/QuickBird] (commercial)
 
* [http://www.digitalglobe.com/ DigitalGlobe/QuickBird] (commercial)
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* [https://zoom.earth/ Zoom Earth] – (daily satellite images: "In some cases the imagery is such high quality (often far better than Google Earth) that it's possible to pick out forest disturbance indicators from ancient human action via visual inspection of the imagery alone.")
  
 
=== Specific datasets and associated sensor systems ===
 
=== Specific datasets and associated sensor systems ===

Revision as of 13:50, 20 March 2019

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What are the sources for satellite photographs of landscape?

Sources of Open Data

Sources of Licensable/Purchaseable Data

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Other programs and websites

Other than Google Earth, which has good street-level images of most built-up areas, the sources known to us are:

  • NASA's World Wind (free, mostly comparable in resolution to Google)
  • DigitalGlobe/QuickBird (commercial)
  • Zoom Earth – (daily satellite images: "In some cases the imagery is such high quality (often far better than Google Earth) that it's possible to pick out forest disturbance indicators from ancient human action via visual inspection of the imagery alone.")

Specific datasets and associated sensor systems

Personal tools