View OpenTopography custom DEMs directly in Google Earth in your browser

Jun 29, 2009

In our ongoing effort to improve the ability to visualize and interact with outputs from the OpenTopography custom digital elevation model system, we have now made it possible to view the hillshade products directly in Google Earth without leaving the browser. Now, in addition to the hillshade browse images and Google Earth KMZ files, you'll see a link to "View KMZ file in Browser" on your results page. Clicking this link launches a pop-up window showing a hillshade of your custom DEM loaded directly in the browser:


This new feature requires the Google Earth Browser plug-in and should be compatible with most internet browsers on Windows and Mac platforms.