“GIS on a sphere”

Thanks to Erik Gakstetter at Geospatial Solutions for bringing this to my attention.  Basically, it’s GIS displayed on a globe and it is big and it looks like it is leaps and bounds away from 3D on a screen or elsewhere.

Erik’s article is at:  http://www.gpsworld.com/gis/gss-weekly/gis-a-sphere-11596?utm_source=GSS&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Geospatial-Weekly_05_03_2011&utm_content=gis-a-sphere-11596