The Friday Cool: What if the world stopped spinning

One of my childhood "I wonder what would happen if"s answered. From an article by Witold Fraczek of Esri:

The following is not a futuristic scenario. It is not science fiction. It is a demonstration of the capabilities of GIS to model the results of an extremely unlikely, yet intellectually fascinating query: What would happen if the earth stopped spinning? ArcGIS was used to perform complex raster analysis and volumetric computations and generate maps that visualize these results.



If the Earth Stood Still

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