Monday, April 19, 2010

NASA releases Iceland volcano Google Earth file and updates GeoEye featured imagery

Iceland - NASA released a big image file of the volcano in Iceland and the Eyjafjallajoekull volcano. NASA's MODIS Rapid Response system snapped a image of the massive ash plume moving towards Europe. You can check out the massive image in Google Earth by clicking this KML file. The image opens in Google Earth and is a overlay image. You have to wait for it to load because the image itself is massive. While it loads you will see two arrows on your screen. Just be patient for it to load. Google Earth's GeoEye Earth Imagery Layer is also updated, you can see that by clicking on the layers button. The featured image GeoEye imagery is what you are looking for...

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GeoEye, Inc. is an international information services company serving government and commercial markets. The Company is recognized as one of the geospatial industry's high resolution imagery experts, delivering exceptional quality imagery products, services and solutions to customers around the world. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, the Company has 535 employees, as of December 31, 2009, dedicated to developing best-in-class geospatial information products and services. GeoEye is a public company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol GEOY. The Company provides support to academic institutions and non-governmental organizations through the GeoEye Foundation ( Additional information about GeoEye is available at

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