Short news: Google Earth for Linux (screenshots), GeoServer

  • Here’s what Google Earth looks like on Linux, thanks to Dexae and Flickr.
  • GeoServer “is a fully functional WFS-T and WMS server that follows the OGC open standards.” Version 1.3.1, just out, has enhanced support for KML, and there is a built-in reflector script to serve WMS data to a network link.
  • Tagzania Blog identifies the exact location in Iraq where the Haditha incident occurred, based on high resolution images in Time magazine.
  • Both The Earth is Square and Bull’s Rambles point to new high resolution imagery layers of the US for NASA World Wind.