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Northern California Wildfire Satellite Data Available For Access

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A state of emergency for Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Butte and Yuba counties has been declared as more than a dozen wildfires rage across Northern California. In response, we are making our satellite data available to everyone that needs it. 

High-resolution SkySat image show wildfires sweeping through the hills northeast of Napa, California on October 10, 2017.
High resolution SkySat imagery shows wildfires sweeping through the hills northeast of Napa, California on October 10, 2017.

A false-color composite including near-infrared light reveals burns scars (dark gray) and unburned woodland (bright red) under the smoke. Flame retardant is red in true color, and orange in false-color.
Under the smoke, burn scars (dark gray) and unburned woodland (bright red) are revealed in this false-color composite, high resolution SkySat imagery. Flame retardant is red in true color, and orange in false-color.


High resolution SkySat imagery of Larkfield-Wikiup, California on October 11, 2017.


False-color composite, high resolution SkySat imagery of Larkfield-Wikiup, California on October 11, 2017.

Planet is making imagery of regions affected by these fires available for use by the public, first responders and aid providers, and media. We will continue to release relevant imagery and it can be directly downloaded, below.

 

Santa Rosa Imagery:

  • 10/16/2017 – Santa Rosa: near-infrared (GeoTIFF / JPEG)
  • 10/13/2017 – Santa Rosa (GeoTIFF)
  • 10/13/2017 – Santa Rosa (GeoTIFF)
  • 10/11/2017 – High resolution SkySat near-infrared imagery (GeoTIFF / JPEG)
  • 10/11/2017 – High resolution SkySat true-color imagery (GeoTIFF / JPEG)
  • 10/11/2017 – Santa Rosa: near-infrared (GeoTIFF / JPEG)
  • 10/11/2017 – Santa Rosa (GeoTIFF)
  • 10/10/2017 – Santa Rosa: West (GeoTIFF / JPEG)
  • 10/10/2017 – Santa Rosa: East  (GeoTIFF / JPEG)
  • 10/10/2017 – Santa Rosa Fire Map (JPEG)
  • 10/08/2017 – Santa Rosa (JPEG)
  • 10/09/2017 – Santa Rosa (JPEG)
  • 10/06/2017 – Cloverdale (JPEG)
  • 10/09/2017 – Cloverdale (JPEG)

Napa Imagery:

  • 10/15/2017 – High resolution SkySat near-infrared imagery: burn scar (GeoTIFF / JPEG)
  • 10/10/2017 – Napa: near-infrared (GeoTIFFJPEG)
  • 10/10/2017 – Napa: true-color (GeoTIFFJPEG)

Healdsburg Imagery: 

  • 10/16/2017 – High resolution SkySat imagery (GeoTIFF)

 

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