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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Planet’s Legal Department

My desire to increase diversity, equity and inclusion at Planet is personal. I have spent my career primarily in the legal field. I’ve worked at both law firms and tech companies; and have been in Board rooms throughout that time.…...


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Earth Observation Can Play A Critical Role in the European Green Transition. Here’s how:

The World Economic Forum reports that over half of global GDP depends on nature and the services it provides. To work towards a healthy, prosperous and sustainable future, we must leverage the best tools and technology to accurately monitor the…

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Innovative Science Applications Presented at AGU 2020

We’re always eager to see what researchers have been up to with our data and at this year’s annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), the world’s largest gathering of geoscientists, we were thrilled to see that nearly…

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Technology

California Forest Observatory Sets New Standard for Mapping Forests and Wildfire

The California Forest Observatory (CFO) is a new data-driven forest monitoring system designed to dynamically map forest structure and vegetation fuel loads at the individual tree level. This wall-to-wall, statewide data will set a new standard for how we research,…

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Planet Joins the NASA-RFF VALUABLES Consortium

Planet is thrilled to announce that we are now a partner with the NASA-Resources for the Future (RFF) Consortium for the Valuation of Applications Benefits Linked with Earth Science (VALUABLES). This program is a cooperative agreement between RFF, a longstanding leader in economic analysis and policy innovation for managing environmental and natural […]

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Successful Launch of Flock 4e’ on Rocket Lab’s Electron

On October 28, 2020 Rocket Lab successfully launched Flock 4e’, nine latest-generation SuperDoves, on the Electron rocket from their New Zealand launch site. The Flock 4e’ SuperDoves were deployed into an approximately 500 km, morning-crossing Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO), joining the rest of the constellation providing medium-resolution Earth imagery with unprecedented coverage […]

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All Eyes on Marine Plastic From Orbit

New research combining Planet’s high cadence satellite imagery and other innovative technologies has successfully found the sources and pathways of plastic pollution in the Caribbean Sea. The study by Kikaki et al. (2020) not only shows how satellite remote sensing is an efficient and cost-effective tool for monitoring plastic debris, but it […]

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That’s A Wrap on Explore2020!

Thank you to our community of users, partners, and influencers that joined us for our second-annual user conference, Planet Explore 2020. We were thrilled to have over 3,000 attendees join us virtually for three days of thought-provoking content.  At Explore 2020, we made a series of exciting product announcements, heard from insightful […]

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Rapid Response to Ripple Effects of COVID-19: Food Security in Togo

The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching effects on not only human health, but also economic impacts around the world due to the severe disruption of our daily lives. Individuals in regions where smallholder farms comprise most of the agricultural production sector, such as many sub-Saharan African countries, are at greater risk of […]

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