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Kazakhstan Leverages Planet Data for Agriculture, Resource Management, and Disaster Response

Spanning over a vast expanse of 2.7 million square kilometers, Kazakhstan stands as the world's largest landlocked country–a colossal landmass characterized by its diverse geography, ranging from bustling urban centers, to sprawling steppes and rugged mountain ranges. For authorities tasked…...


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Ensuring Sustainable Urban Development and Protecting Biodiversity with the Government of New South Wales

Earlier this year, the Australian government of New South Wales (NSW) designated $100 million towards housing development and biodiversity protection. This allocation is set to enhance the existing programs run by the government of NSW, such the Cumberland Plain Conservation…

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Planet On The Road DC: Government Alignment, Artificial Intelligence Solutions, and International Collaboration

At Planet, we have a long history of working with the U.S. government, and this relationship lives at our roots. Over fourteen years ago, our founders all met while working at NASA where the idea of Planet ultimately came to…

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Technology

On-Demand Demos: Planet Integrations in Action

See how near-daily imagery and analysis-ready datasets from Planet work within your existing GIS platforms in our collection of on-demand demos. Our continuously growing catalog of short video demonstrations are a great resource for learning how to supercharge your analysis…

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We’re Partnering with ProGea Consulting to Map Poland

A Planet Labs image of the construction of Poland’s Amber Highway, captured on October 19, 2014. When completed, it will link the Baltic coast of Poland to the Czech Republic. We’re excited to welcome another key geospatial player to our growing customer base: ProGea Consulting. ProGea will integrate our high frequency, wide-area […]

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tech

Change Detection Lab

We are beginning to experiment with change detection tools that would help reveal changes in the built and natural world when we compare data layers—currently the Planet mosaic as compared to a Mapbox mosaic composed of DigitalGlobe and other imagery, and eventually between multiple time slices of our own. With our constantly […]

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Triangular Greenness Index Lab

As an example of how you can run in-browser analysis on top of our mosaic tile server, today we’re releasing the Triangular Greenness Index (TGI) Lab. This is admittedly a very non-scientific calculation meant primarily to demonstrate what is possible to do in the browser with (near) immediate feedback from user input. […]

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Introducing Landsat 8 Data in the Scenes API

Following up on Landsat 8 data being made available on AWS, Landsat scenes are now also available through our Scenes API for even easier access. We’ve received an enthusiastic response on our current Scenes API for its ease of use and speed. Likewise, we’ve designed the Landsat Scenes API to have the […]

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Responding to the Nepal Earthquake

Update (5/13/15): Read this great blog post by Zooniverse to learn how satellite imagery and coordination between many organizations enables relief efforts. Update: We have just completed a mosaic of our archival, pre-earthquake imagery to aid disaster assessment efforts. For access, email disaster-response@planet.com. The devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck late Saturday […]

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