Chin Lakes, Alberta Jun 06, 2015

Planet Appoints New CMO

I’m excited to announce a promotion to Planet’s leadership team: After an external and internal search, Planet’s own Donna Prlich has been chosen as our new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Following two years as VP of Marketing for Strategy and…...

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Planet Data Helps Advance the Promise of Digital Agriculture and Enables Novel Water Dynamics Research

Ensuring food security and protecting aquatic ecosystems are essential for a sustainable future on our Earth. With Planet’s high spatial and temporal resolution satellite imagery, scientists are conducting novel research to sustainably increase agricultural productivity and monitor the dynamics of…



NOAA Contracts with Planet to Gain Situational Awareness of Oil Spills, Marine Debris, and Marine Life

We are proud to be providing our data to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) who are leveraging our PlanetScope and SkySat products to gain oceanic insights by evaluating oil spills, tracking marine debris, detecting vessels, and identifying large…



Introducing Planetary Variables: Soil Water Content, Land Surface Temperature, and Vegetation Biomass

Near the end of last year, Planet acquired VanderSat, the company Richard de Jeu founded in 2015, and which I have been a part of from the very beginning. The company started with the aim of simplifying highly advanced satellite…


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PlanetScope and Planet Basemaps Utilized for Carbon Credits Monitoring in Indonesian Tropical Forest

Tropical forests are large and complex ecosystems that are a vital part of the solution to addressing the effects of climate change. Fortunately, organizations around the world are using Planet data to help protect these forests, including mission-based company Permian Global. Starting in 2007, Permian Global has worked to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide […]



Measuring War’s Effect on a Global Breadbasket

Earth observation data can serve as a powerful tool for increasing peace and security because of the enhanced situational awareness it provides. That is why Planet provides imagery to the media, think tanks, and researchers like NASA Harvest, NASA’s Food Security and Agriculture Program, run out of the University of Maryland (UMD), […]



Tibetan Permafrost, Urban Forests, Lava Paths, and Rural Marketplaces; Accelerating Our Understanding of the Planet Through the Education and Research Program

Through Planet’s Education and Research Program, researchers across the world are finding new ways of leveraging Planet’s satellite data to better understand how our societies and the world’s natural systems are intimately intertwined at every scale – from revealing the impacts of climate change on thawing permafrost to modeling how war impacts […]



Improving Climate Resilience with Satellite Data: A Conversation with US Government Leaders

Planet recently participated in a virtual discussion with US Government leaders focused on leveraging satellite data to improve climate resilience. Robert Cardillo, Planet Federal’s Chief Strategist and Chairman of the Board, was joined by Christine Urbanowicz, Senior Spatial Geospatial Data Scientist, USAID, Kathleen White, Program Director of Climate Change, DoD OSD ODASD […]



Charting Planet’s Second Decade

Planet turns 10. At the start of our first decade, we set a very clear mission: to image the whole world every day, making change visible, accessible and actionable. Broadly, our goal was to use space to help life on earth. We had a simple theory of change: you can’t manage what […]


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