Globally acknowledged is the fact that Google Earth has made a giant splash in our world. On today's Thinking Aloud, we're investigating how Google Earth has revolutionized our way of processing geographic information. Is the virtual planet we view through this software a brave new world of opportunity? We're asking BYU geography experts to steer us in the right direction. Brandon Plewe is the director of the BYU Mapping Services Lab, which creates maps for faculty and staff across campus. Plewe has also been teaching Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Cartography here at BYU since 1997.
Mark Jackson teaches in the BYU Geography Department and is the Assistant Director of the BYU Center for Remote Sensing in the BYU Geography Department.
—Original airdate: 11/30/2007
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