Volume II, Book 2:
Making It Clear: The Importance of Transparency
THE TRANSPARENT GOOGLE GLOBE: THE NEXT FRONTIER?
TETRAHEDRON IN THE GOOGLE GLOBE
vertices of sculptor David Barr's Four Corners Project inscribed in the
The link in this
section is to a monograph about the work of sculptor David Barr.
Imagine all the figures from this earlier book cast in the Google Globe
so that one might try to understand the great difficulty in traversing
the terrain difficulties Barr encountered in planting his four corners
in Easter Island, the Kalahari Desert, the Greenland icecap, and Irian
Jaya. Later material in this book will examine the detail of
making the Google Earth ball become transparent and present other ways
to use the transparent Google Globe.
One 78 pp. (master
document prepared using MTS by Gwen Nystuen)
Sandra L. Arlinghaus and John D.
Mathematical Geography and
Art: the Mathematics of David Barr's `Four Corners Project'.
used in analysis:
PhotoShop and ImageReady
Professor of Mathematical Geography and Population-Environment
Dynamics, School of Natural Resources and Environment, The University
of Michigan. Executive Committee Member (Secretary) Community
by Sandra Arlinghaus, all rights reserved.