A new Earth

A new Earth

Remember Google Earth?

For the last few years a group of Google's finest engineers have been locked in a dark room working on a completely new version of Google Earth.
Discover what's changed, how you can use it and tell us what we still need to do!

Ed Parsons is the Geospatial Technologist of Google, with responsibility for evangelising Google’s mission to organise the world’s information using geography. In this role he maintains links with Governments, Universities, Research and Standards Organisations which are involved in the development of Geospatial Technology.

He is a member of the the Board of Directors of the Open Geospatial Consortium and was co-chair of the W3C/OGC Spatial Data on the Web Working Group.

He is a Visiting Professor at University College London and an Executive Fellow at the University of Aberdeen Business School.

He earned a Masters degree in Applied Remote Sensing from Cranfield Institute of Technology, holds a Honorary Doctorate in Science from Kingston University, London. and is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Ed is based in Google’s London office, and anywhere else he can plug in his laptop.

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