Google maps Gulf oil spill by Seth Weintraub @FortuneMagazine May 5, 2010, 2:55 PM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons Google’s Crisis Response team has developed a map tool to help locals understand how the Gulf spill will affect them. The tool, revealed yesterday, has 11 different layers using imagery from a variety of sources over the past few days. The map shows the spill has touched land in a few locations but is mostly still out at sea. Google also offers the MODIS satellite images as a KML files that can be viewed in Google Earth as well as animations from NASA and others. They also offer other ways to help: Read: U.S.News & World Report’s 10 Things You Can Do To Help The Gulf Coast Volunteer: American Red Cross Panama City, FL; Audubon Society; Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana; Mobile Bay National Estuary; Mobile Baykeeper Donate: Alabama Coastal Foundation Google also asks users to upload videos of the disaster and will publish them via YouTube as they become available. Also Check out NASA’s imagery here.