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PlanetScope Data Leveraged to Map and Monitor the Forests of the Czech Republic

The Forest Management Institute (FMI) is the government organization, established by the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Agriculture, responsible for implementing the National Forest Inventory. In 2018, FMI began working with Planet datasets to undertake a comprehensive geospatial analysis and report…...


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Top Takeaways from the 2022 GEOINT Symposium

Planeteers recently participated in the largest annual gathering of the geospatial intelligence community at GEOINT Symposium 2022. This year’s conference theme was “The Foundation of Intelligence” - with many sessions focusing on the future of public-private partnerships as they relate…

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Our Next-Generation Satellite Constellation Pelican Is Expected to Deliver Very-High-Resolution and Rapid-Revisit Capabilities

It’s another exciting day at Planet as we unveil details about our next-generation satellite constellation Pelican, designed to efficiently capture brief and rapidly changing events as they unfold!  The Pelican constellation was designed in-house and is expected to be built…

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Technology

Building a new world: infrastructure monitoring for a more sustainable future

As the world continues to recover from a historic pandemic, there is a growing awareness in government and industry that new, innovative solutions are needed to protect natural resources and create more effective policy for economic growth. Transparency and reliable…

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Planet’s Data Supports Safe and Sustainable Mining Management

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) is an international mining company that operates large copper, gold and molybdenum mines. In an effort to support its stated commitment to safety performance, environmental management, and local communities, FCX is using Planet data to monitor and maintain its operations.  Tailings are known as the by-product of mining operations, […]

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stories

Monitoring River Flushing and Hydropower from Space

There are innumerable dams around the world helping communities manage water supply, regulate flooding, and generate hydropower. However, dam and reservoir systems have to contend with excess sedimentation, like sand and gravel from floods or rivers that are deposited downstream into these systems. Sedimentation that settles in reservoirs can build up over […]

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Planet Collaborates with Captain Planet Foundation for 2022 Earth Day Fundraiser

We, Planeteers, are pretty serious about our love for the Earth, our enthusiasm for education, and our commitment to human well-being on this planet. As a Public Benefit Corporation, our stated purpose is “to accelerate humanity toward a more sustainable, secure, and prosperous world, by illuminating environmental and social change.” For our […]

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Planet Forms Strategic Relationship with Moody’s to Explore Solutions to ESG Risks

We are thrilled to announce that we have entered into an agreement with Moody’s, a leading global integrated risk assessment firm serving financial markets, to explore and address the growing demand for assessing and monitoring solutions on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) risks.  Together, we will look to address how our high-cadence […]

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PlanetScope and SkySat Join ESA Third Party Mission Programme for Access to Planet Imagery for Research Community

We are pleased to announce that Planet’s PlanetScope and SkySat data have officially joined the European Space Agency (ESA) Third Party Mission Programme, enabling ESA the ability to grant Planet data for the European research community. Through the ESA Earthnet Programme, researchers, scientists and companies from around the world can apply to […]

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