Coastal marshes and wetlands are key to supporting the health and productivity of the surrounding communities and their marine habitats. Strong aquatic ecosystems support local fishing industries and improve water quality for safe recreation. They also serve as “blue carbon”…...
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COP26 kicked off last week and already we’ve seen major pledges and initiatives announced that are designed to save our planet from the worst effects of the climate emergency. These critical plans for curbing emissions, ending deforestation, and protecting our…CONTINUE READING
We are thrilled to announce the latest expansion of our sales leadership team with the addition of Michael Goldberg, the Vice President of Sales Operations, Debbie Queen, the Vice President of Sales, Americas, Simon Alford, the Vice President of Global…CONTINUE READING
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…CONTINUE READING
Every year, Planet data is utilized by state and local governments to track environmental change, support regional enforcement efforts, and make informed decisions. We were thrilled to see new partnerships with local governmental entities begin in 2021, including the State of Alaska and the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Through their 7-month […]CONTINUE READING
Emergency managers require up-to-date information throughout the lifecycle of an incident on the conditions of impacted communities in order to make decisions about where and how to respond. Planet’s high-cadence and high-resolution satellite monitoring capabilities and image archive provide ongoing regional coverage, enabling disaster risk mitigation, rapid response, and informed recovery. Our […]CONTINUE READING
Today, we are excited to share that our wholly owned subsidiary, Planet Federal, expanded our contract with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) to provide the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community with continued access to Planet’s daily, unclassified satellite data. This contract modification expands NRO’s current access to now include monitoring over […]CONTINUE READING
We are pleased to share that Niccolo de Masi, Director of dMY Technology Group, Inc. IV, will be joining our Board of Directors after we go public! Earlier this year, Planet entered into a definitive merger agreement with dMY Technology Group, Inc. IV (NYSE:DMYQ), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), to become […]CONTINUE READING
Our data has officially contributed to over 1,500 academic publications since 2016. There has been a steady yearly growth in Planet-informed publications released in peer-reviewed journals, conferences, dissertations, and open journals, with over 400 new papers published just in the last year. Notably, in 2021, a study using Planet’s data was published […]CONTINUE READING