Chin Lakes, Alberta Jun 06, 2015

Monitoring Coastal Habitats That Support Local Communities and Diverse Ecosystems

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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Here’s What Happened at COP26 and How Satellite Data Can Help

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…

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News

Planet Expands Sales Leadership Team as It Prepares to Go Public

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…

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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 Builds Business in State and Local Government Sector

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 […]

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Planet and New Light Technologies Deliver Satellite Imagery to Power Rapid Disaster Response at FEMA

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 […]

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Planet Federal Signs Contract Extension with National Reconnaissance Office

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 […]

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Planet Announces Public Board with the Addition of Niccolo de Masi

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 […]

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Planet’s Earth Observation Data Contributes to Over 1,500 Scientific Publications

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 […]

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