Earth Resources Observation and Science Center (EROS)

USGS Global Visualization Viewer: Browser Requirements

The USGS Global Visualization Viewer (GloVis) requires a web browser with Java and JavaScript enabled. Some browsers require pop-ups to be allowed for Some browsers may require the installation of a plug-in or add-on for Java. Some browsers may require the Java plug-in or add-on to be enabled or activated after it is installed. The GloVis "viewer" applet is signed with a certificate from a recognized Certificate Authority, but some browsers may prompt for permission to run the applet (called viewer, imgViewer, or USGS Global Visualization Viewer depending on the browser) after the plug-in or add-on is installed and enabled.