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Earth 3D
Entry ID: EARTH_3D

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Summary
Abstract: Earth3D is a program that visualizes the earth in real time in a 3D view. It
uses data from NASA, USGS, the CIA and the city of Osnabruck. The program is
available as binary for Linux, MacOS X and Windows under the GPL license.

Program Features:

-viewing the earth as a whole
-zooming in until countries, cities and even single houses become visible
(in areas where the necessary map resolution is available)
-embedding external data like current earthquake positions or cloud data
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Description: Download Earth 3D software.

Description: Documentation for Earth 3D.
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Service Citation
Originators: Dominique Andre Gunia.
Title: Earth 3D
Provider: Sourceforge
Edition: 1.0.3
URL: http://www.earth3d.org/
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition

Access Constraints The program uses OpenGL and QT to view the earth. It downloads the texture and
heightfield data on demand over the internet. You need at least DSL speed
(about 768kbit) to use it. It has been tested on an Athlon 850Mhz with an
Nvidia Geforce 2 MX.
Use Constraints Use this program at your own risk.
Ancillary Keywords
3 D
Simulation
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Service Provider
SOURCEFORGE > SourceForge.net Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://sourceforge.net/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: DOMINIQUE ANDRE GUNIA
Email: webmaster at earth3d.org
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2005-09-23
SERF Last Revision Date: 2005-09-26
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Webmaster:  Monica Holland
Responsible NASA Official:  Lola Olsen
Last Updated:  August 2014