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Robert Simmon

Robert Simmon is a senior data visualization engineer at Planet. He's interested in views of Earth from space and communication through visualization, and is also the creator of the 2002 Blue Marble.

How Satellite Imagery Can Help Predict Volcanic Eruptions

Tech

Recently, the Ubinas volcano erupted in Peru, leading to the evacuation of thousands due to explosions and ash. And earlier this month, the Stromboli eruption killed one hiker and caused vegetation to catch fire. Both instances are a sobering reminder that volcanic activity can wreak havoc on surrounding areas. But while it’s […]

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