OPEN WATER MONITORING

Survey waters, detect vessels, track activity

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OVERSEE WATERS, ANALYZE PATTERNS

Planet’s Open Water Monitoring Program offers unmatched coverage of the Earth’s open water and maritime areas. Identify vessels and objects, detect maritime movement, validate AIS feeds, and uncover activity in unchartered areas.

IMAGERY SPECS AND ORTHORECTIFICATION

Planet’s line-scanning technology and agile aerospace approach allow us to employ advanced offshore georeferencing techniques to ensure greater positional accuracy over open water areas.

Imagery type

Ground sample distance (at nadir)

Pixel size

Scene size

Bit depth

Bit Depth

Data delivery

PlanetScope 3-band RGB scenes

3.7 m

3 m

Approximately 24 x 7 sq km

Analytic (TOA radiance: scaled 16-bit)

Visual: 8-bit

Standard delivery via API or GUI



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AREAS OF ACCESS

We currently image a variety of open water areas around the world including the South China Sea, Persian Gulf, Mediterranean Sea, and other maritime areas of interest. If you’re interested in an Open Water Monitoring trial or commercial access please Contact Sales for more details.



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