GLOBAL BASEMAP, Q3 2016

PLANET BASEMAPS

The most current and complete Basemaps available anywhere.

CURRENT, COMPLETE BASEMAPS READY TO INTEGRATE INTO YOUR APPLICATIONS

Planet’s capacity for imaging the whole earth on a near-daily basis allows us to bring the most recent imagery to your apps and analysis.

VISUALLY-SEAMLESS.
HIGH-QUALITY.
FULLY-AUTOMATED.

Automated Basemaps are optimized for clear seasonal coverage, completeness and visual quality. These Basemaps minimize the effects of seasonality, cloud, haze, lighting and topography to create the most effective mosaics possible.

  • Seamless, color-balanced and virtually cloud-free
  • Easy integration with your GIS data and applications
  • Annual, Quarterly or Monthly

SEE CHANGE MONTHLY.
TIME LAPSE COMPARISONS FOR YOUR AREA AND TIME OF INTEREST.

Planet Automated Timelapse Basemaps provide full global Basemaps where no pixel is more than a month old, giving you the most current picture of ground truth in the timeframe you require.

  • Seamless, color-balanced and virtually cloud-free
  • Seamless integration with your GIS data and applications
  • Quarterly or Monthly

AUTOMATED BASEMAP TILE

MISSISSIPPI 2017

SPATIALLY ACCURATE, AND VISUALLY PRECISE MOSAICS.

Planet Basemaps are an ideal foundational layer for cartographic, mapping, or simulation applications.

  • 4.77m resolution
  • 8 bits per pixel
  • WGS84 Web Mercator (EPSG:3857)
  • Available as GeoTIFFs and Web Services

PLANET BASEMAPS OPTIONS

WHETHER YOU’RE IN GEOSPATIAL SERVICES, MAPPING, OR ANALYTICS
OUR DATA CAN HELP.



Automated Basemaps

Built using our automated, scalable processing pipeline that includes image selection, color balancing, and packaging.

  • Ideal for mapping backdrops
  • Optimized for clear seasonal coverage, completeness, and visual quality
  • Automated Basemaps are our most visually consistent, global mosaics

Automated Timelapse Basemaps

Optimized for the most recent imagery using a specific window in time, delivered either quarterly or monthly.

  • Uses our best daily data to help you see change over time
  • Represents the true state of the Earth’s surface at a specific time
  • See change over time

Enhanced Basemaps

Highly visual, seamless, and virtually cloud-free. Choose from our off-the-shelf list, or produced on-demand.

  • Customized to your needs
  • No visible scene lines
  • Enhanced color correction


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Basemaps Features


Automated Basemaps

Automated Timelapse Basemaps

Enhanced Basemaps

Browser-based access
Yes
Yes
Yes
Web Service/Web Tiles
Yes
Yes
Yes
API Access
Yes
Yes
Yes
Timelapse Intervals
No
Yes
No
Automated
Yes
Yes
No
Manually Adjusted
No
No
Yes
8 Bit
Yes
Yes
Yes (12 bit optional)
3 Bands (R, G, B)
Yes
Yes
Yes (4 or 5 band optional)
GeoTIFF delivery
Optional
Optional
Yes
Product Specifications

FLEXIBLE DELIVERY OPTIONS

View or download imagery from anywhere in the world. Pull a Basemap of your choice into your own product, platform or website with a simple URL. Or you can download a GeoTIFF from our uncommonly fast, intuitive, and highly scalable Platform.

Streaming content right to your desktop. Use Basemaps in popular GIS applications.

CLOUD DELIVERY

Planet can host the Basemap online for you - there's no need to download

CASE STUDY: GEOPLEX

Current and complete Planet Basemaps generate environmental insights for Queensland, Australia.

"Building on top of Planet’s world-class imagery infrastructure enables us to offer unprecedented field-level Intelligence that cannot be found elsewhere".

- Nigel Conolly, Geoplex

DOWNLOAD THE CASE STUDY

CUSTOMIZE TO YOUR NEEDS

Planet’s Basemaps can be fully customized to
your application needs, whether that's a specific time interval,
projection or resolution. Get started right away.



Planet Basemap produced automatically with imagery collected over a month

BRING RECENT HIG-RES IMAGERY CONTEXT TO YOUR GEOSPATIAL APPLICATIONS WITH PLANET BASEMAPS

EXPLORE BASEMAPS ON YOUR OWN

Set up a free account today to browse the most recent Automated Timelapse Basemaps across the world.

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TALK TO ONE OF OUR EXPERTS

Find out how to get the most out of Planet Basemaps with one our product and sales experts.

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