UAV Imagery

Google Earth Pro Drones

Hands-on Activity

Use this URL to add a Network Link to your Google Earth Pro and work with an example of drone imagery:

https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=1pX6OM2xrNuSRvCIanGa7qXPk9_ms1LrH

1. Copy the URL (don't click on it)

2. Open Google Earth Pro

3. Click Add>Network Link, paste the link into the URL line and give it a title, then click OK

4. Go to the side panel and find your Network link in the Temporary Places panel, click on it (check the box) and zoom in

5. Add points, lines and polygons, use the measuring tool and explore ways to annotate the imagery

Note: this is a scaled down (lower resolution) GeoTIFF saved as a KMZ and stored in Google Drive (the original GeoTIFF file is 905 MB)

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