Google Earth is a geographical information program that allows you to visualize maps on a virtual globe. Google Earth uses superimposed images obtained from satellite imagery and aerial photography. You can explore existing layers or create your own to display data and other information.
Consultants are available to assist you in the CRTL lab during our regular hours. If you have a complex problem, please contact us by phone (202-885-3862) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to set-up an appointment. Otherwise just drop in!
Google Earth can be accessed in the following campus computer labs:
Anderson Computing Cluster
How can I get Google Earth on my computer?
Google Earth is accessible for free. To download, click here
How can I get support using Google Earth for research or for class?
One-on-one assistance (drop-in during regular hours, or schedule an appointment)
In-Class Tutorials (standard or custom tailored, request)
CTRL Lab offers a variety of workshops each semester to train members of the AU community in the software that it supports. Examples of workshops we have offered in the past can be seen below, and you can follow the link to view our current schedule. If you are interested receiving training that is not listed in our regular workshop schedule, please contact us by email to request an appointment.
Introduction to Google Earth & GE Pro: This course is designed to introduce the common functions of Google Earth (free version) and Google Earth Pro (paid version). You will develop skills for: customizing layers using place marks, path, polygons; recording tours and other tools available from Google Earth Pro; and exporting your maps as an image file or .kml or.kmz file to share your work.
CTRL is committed to providing services to all faculty and staff regardless of disability and we will coordinate ways to bring services to an accessible location upon request sent by email or by phone (x3862).
CTRL Lab Info
Fall & Spring Hours:
Mon - Thur: 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri: 9:30 am - 7 pm
Sat: 12 pm - 7 pm
Summer & Winter Break Hours:
Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat - Sun: Closed
For help with CTRL supported activities, visit the lab during business hours, call 202-885-3862, email email@example.com. For people who are traveling, we can arrange for support via Skype - contact us for more information.
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