Examples

Great resources for science KML on the web:
  • Google KML Gallery - Link
  • John Bailey's archive at Univ. of Alaska - Fairbanks  - Link
  • OgleEarth Blog - Link

Specific Earth & Maps Examples:

  • Appalachian Voices Mountaintop Removal: make visible in Global Awareness to view.
    This layer uses many interesting techniques to introduce the world to the story of mountaintop removal.

  • Black Tides: Worst Oil Spills in History: Download KML file
    This layer uses the Spreadsheet Mapper tool to link Google Spreadsheet data to Google Earth.

  • Disappearing Forests: Download KML file
    This layer uses Google Chart API to dynamically create pie charts and bar graphs of deforestation data for each country.

  • ARKive: Endangered Species: make visible in Global Awareness to view.
    This layer uses the Spreadsheet Mapper tool to link Google Spreadsheet data to Google Earth. It also links to videos, images, and other information on the ARKive website.

  • Marine Protected Areas: Download KML file
    Point and polygon layer of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) around the world, in which you can view photos, videos, and stories about each MPA. Each MPA links to 
    ProtectPlanetOcean.org, where you can add your photos, videos, and stories.

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