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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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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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Future of Farming: Driving Farmer Value Through Satellite-Powered Directed Scouting

For the last four years, Planet and Corteva Agriscience, a global pure-play agriculture company that provides a diverse mix of seed, crop protection and digital solutions to farmers around the world, have been building and providing joint solutions to growers allowing them to more seamlessly monitor crop health and boost productivity. Planet […]

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Using Satellite Data to Spot Early Signs of Unauthorized Government Land Use and Encroachment in India

Bhubaneswar is one of the fastest-growing cities in India, witnessing land-use changes on a daily basis. As a developing city, encroachments pose a threat to the protection of environmentally sensitive areas (wetlands, water bodies, forests, and more) that are vital to the long-term preservation of biological diversity and other natural resources. Moreover, […]

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New Space Opportunities Supplying the Future of Tip and Cue Strategies

Before the advent of satellite technology, global powers and organizations were able to set up strategic bases in remote static geographical locations to enable covert operations. In the modern era, however, activities such as building unsanctioned missiles in remote locations have evolved to operate in fleeting geographical points, often shifting bases weekly […]

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Measuring the Bathtub Ring: Calculating Reservoir Surface Area Changes in the Colorado River Basin

Graphics and Data Analysis By: Leanne Abraham On August 16th, 2021 the US Bureau of Reclamation declared an unprecedented water shortage for the Colorado River, a vital artery that winds through seven states in the western United States over 1,450 miles. From its inception in the Rocky Mountains to its drainage in […]

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Planet Expands Product and Corporate Development Leadership with Talent from Facebook and Nextdoor

As Planet continues to scale its business and ready itself to enter the public market, we are also expanding our team by adding two exceptional new leaders. Planet is thrilled to announce the arrival of Nate Gonzalez as Planet’s Vice President of Platform Product, and Ali Jafari as Planet’s Vice President of […]

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