Globes are powerful tools to demonstrate, track and visualise data, location and activity. Globes can be used by businesses and industries to understand market opportunities, by health agencies to track the spread of disease and by Governments to examine the movement of populations and the cause and effect of those changes.

The power of globes is just starting to be understood. Following is a series of publications that will help guide thinking around globes and how these visual tools can be used in education, disaster response and climate risk management.

Power of Open Digital Earth Globes 1.17

Power of Digital Globes for Education 2.17

Spatial Globes for Disaster and Climate Risk Management 2.17

The videos below showcase globes in two scenarios.

Agricultural links in the Globe
Economic relationships in the Globe