Alabama DHS, Google Offer Video on Virtual Alabama Implementation

As a resident of Alabama, I’m proud of the work that the state has done to stand up Virtual Alabama, a Google Earth-based application that supports first responders in the event of a major emergency. We’ve featured Virtual Alabama on several occasions as well as at our Rocket City Geospatial Conference. The YouTube video gives a brief overview of the work by Chris Johnson of the US Space and Rocket Center, Norven Goddard of Alabama DHS and the vision of Jim Walker, Director of the Alabama DHS. The Google Earth Enterprise team released the following video on the project (thanks to Tim O’Reilly for pointing to this video):


Published Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Written by Joe Francica



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