The Military Situation in Southern Lebanon
Both the "Google Earth Blog" and "OgleEarth" have excellent data on the Lebanese War. There are also a couple of good sites that track and assess the past offensive from a military standpoint. And even provide a decent GoogleEarth animation of the Israeli offensive. Under the terms of the Cessation of hostilities, this would help track current Israeli positions; no doubt they would be the focus of Hezb’s “resistance” activities and Tsahal’s “defensive” operations.
From "Google Earth Hacks", you can find additional overlays for
Environmental Damage: Spreading from Lebanon ...
The Oil Spill at the Lebanese Coast is spreading fast, and the extensive damage will take quite a while to clean up. The German "Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information" (ZKI) does an excellent job of tracking world wide environmental crises and natural disasters.
The main factor here is the Southeastern Mediterranean current, which flows northward towards
However, as the wind shifts, the current may weaken or change direction. This happens when a low pressure zone develops over