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TerraFly
Entry ID: TerraFly

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Summary
Abstract: TerraFly is a Web-enabled system designed to aid in the visualization of spatial and remote sensed imagery. This system allows one to "fly" over the Earth's surface and explore spatial data such as aerial photography, satellite imagery, street maps, and locale information. Internet capability allows the system to access numerous data sets without the installation of any specialized GIS programs. ... View entire text
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Caption Description:  View of Miami Beach

Service Citation
Originators: Dr. Naphtali Rishe
Title: TerraFly
Provider: High Performance Database Research Center, Florida International University
URL: http://terrafly.fiu.edu
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

Instrument
CAMERAS Ancillary Description
Use Constraints Users of low bandwidth or active memory should be wary; the applet demands a
lot from your computer. Also, even though access to the Web-based application
is free through the USGS agreement, users should be aware that the TerraFly
Project seems to have mostly commercial motivations. Note: This reviewer had
difficulty using Terrafly with Mac Netscape 4.7; however, Mac Internet Explorer
functioned properly.
Ancillary Keywords
USA
Washington D.C.
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Service Provider
FIU/CS/HPDRC/TF > TerraFly, High Performance Database Research Center, School of Computer Science, Florida International University Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://terrafly.fiu.edu/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: NAPHTALI DAVID RISHEN
Phone: (305) 348-1706
Fax: (305) 348-1705
Email: rishen at fiu.edu
Contact Address:
School of Computer Science
High Performance Database Research Center
Florida International University
11200, SW 8th Street
City: Miami
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33199
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Distribution_Format: HTML
Fees: Free
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:
SERF Last Revision Date: 2010-01-14
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