Planets and Moons  ID: 663

The Digital Earth

The Digital Earth is a virtual representation of our planet that enables a person to explore and interact with the vast amounts of natural, cultural, and historical information being gathered about the Earth. This video describes the need for such a system, possible uses of a Digital Earth system, and the technologies and organizations that must come together in order for it to become a reality.


Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Alex Kekesi (GST): Animator
Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Stuart A. Snodgrass (GST): Animator
Jesse Allen (Raytheon): Animator
Steve Maher (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Grey Valenti: Narrator
Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Jarrett Cohen (GST): Writer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Dates of Data Used:
Various

This item is part of this series:
Narrated Movies

Keywords:
SVS >> Digital Earth
DLESE >> Technology
DLESE >> Narrated
SVS >> Voice Over Talent
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons