20. March 2011

Home

You can watch full movie Home (2009) at YouTube.

The author is Yann-Arthus Bertrand,

There is one very critical problem mentioned in the movie. It’s the methane in Siberia and other places.

Releasing methane from permafrost regions is also known as Permafrost Methane Time Bomb.

Quote from Wikipedia: The frozen peat bogs in this region may hold billions of tons of methane gas, which may be released into the atmosphere. Methane is a greenhouse gas 22 times more powerful than carbon dioxide.

You can find KML files for Google Earth with permafrost map info and other data at web site of National Snow and Ice Data Center.

24. January 2011

WebGL Earth

Update: You can find further information about WebGL Earth in article from Klokan Technologies.

This amazing piece of software is available as open source. People from Klokan Technologies are doing really good job.

Check out www.webglearth.com for more information.

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