Google Map Tracks Deadly Australia Bushfires

ANZATechNet has been following the news of the deadly fires in southeastern Australia and we’re sure you are too. Google Australia engineers have created a Flash map that shows the exact areas where the fires are burning, where they’ve been contained and those that are now considered safe.

For those who want to know more about how such a tool was created and is real-time reliable, read Elias Bizannes blog post on the Liako.Biz blog: “Data Portability Allows Mashup for Australian Bushfire Crisis.”

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