The Great Globe Gallery



Examples of applications of Earth Observation information

These are examples of applications of EO information:


Geographic Mapping Tools

  • Create country maps
  • Create maps based on any location and find countries
  • Select detailed regional maps of central Europe
  • Create world maps
  • Interactive Geographic Information and Visualisation Tools

  • World climatology
  • Create your own Weather maps based on ECMWF data
  • 3-D Interactive flights over Earth
  • View earth from any point in space
  • Interactive 3-D Slide Show of the world
  • Digital MPEG movie tools

  • First ever interactive mpeg flights over Europe (using accurate digital terrain data).
  • See animated CEO flying logo
  • See World's weather animated
  • LIVE Satellite Positions

  • See Actual orbit positions of several major satellites LIVE !
  • Data Visualization calculated "on the fly"

  • 5 min Topographic maps and data
  • ECMWF meteo maps and data
  • True 3-D visualizations of earth
  • Vegetation Programme, SAI

  • Vegetation Home Page
  • Animation of 1 year vegetation cover - Europe (250K Mpeg movie)
  • Animation of 1 year vegetation cover - Whole Globe (314K Mpeg movie)
  • CEOS Ocean Colour Pages

  • Ocean Colour Home Page
  • Ocean Colour Acquisition Page
  • Marine Environment, SAI

  • ME Home Page
  • Mediterranean OCEAN colour animation
  • N.W.Africa OCEAN colour animation
  • Animation of AVHRR derived sea surface temperatures for African seas
  • Animated results of Numerical Marine Modelling
  • Monitoring Tropical Vegetation, SAI

  • Vegetation studies for African continent
  • 3D generated Vegetation images for Africa
  • TREES Project
  • Environmental Mapping and Modelling, SAI

  • EMAP Unit
  • FIRS
  • Agricultural Information Systems, SAI

  • The AIS Home Page
  • Wetlands Research, IST

  • Information on Wetland Environmental Research
  • Other Sites

  • A Fairly Extensive list of EO Organisation Sites (under development)
  • A Dynamic WWW EO Hotlist on the EWSE (simply click OK to access)