Nature on Google Earth

Cover of 16 Feb 2006 issue of NatureGoogle Earth makes the cover of this week’s issue of Nature: inside, an article by Declan Butler on the uses of virtual globes by scientists, available free; an editorial and a commentary on the use of Google Earth during natural disasters (e.g., Hurricane Katrina and the Pakistani earthquake) are behind the pay wall. More from Declan on his blog; see also Geography 2.0, Google Earth Blog and Kathryn Cramer.