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Figure 9

From: Web GIS in practice V: 3-D interactive and real-time mapping in Second Life

Figure 9

Interactive 3-D Earth globe for accessing Web-based, geographically-indexed information. An interactive 3-D Earth globe offering access to Web-based statistics and information about sexually transmitted infections (STIs)/HIV/AIDS from 53 European region countries (compiled by the WHO's Regional Office for Europe). The globe is part of the University of Plymouth Sexual Health SIM in Second Life [62]. Usage: In the public chat box, type: '/8 where is country-name' to find country-name in a list of 53 European region countries and plot it on the globe as red marker. Once plotted, touch the marker to access the latest STIs/HIV/AIDS statistics and information for that country on the WHO's Regional Office for Europe Web site.

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