Google Earth and geologic research in remote regions of the developing world: An example from the Western Desert of Egypt
Published:October 01, 2012
Barbara J. Tewksbury, Asmaa A.K. Dokmak, Elhamy A. Tarabees, Ahmed S. Mansour, 2012. "Google Earth and geologic research in remote regions of the developing world: An example from the Western Desert of Egypt", Google Earth and Virtual Visualizations in Geoscience Education and Research, Steven J. Whitmeyer, John E. Bailey, Declan G. De Paor, Tina Ornduff
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Remote sensing is an important option for finding interesting research problems in remote regions of the world, but existing freely available imagery, such as Landsat imagery, has limitations in terms of resolution. In some remote areas, recently available high-resolution imagery in Google Earth has the potential to revolutionize the kind of research that can be initiated and carried out. This paper details an example from a remote region of Egypt's Western Desert.
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