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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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Analyzing the Impact of Agricultural Activity on Ecosystems

How a Multi-Stakeholder Project, MOCUPP, is Advancing Costa Rica Towards Sustainable Practices to Protect the Country’s Biodiversity Costa Rica is one of the most biodiverse places in the world, containing nearly 6 percent of the world’s biodiversity. As a result, its ecosystem provides a range of services including wood and timber, plants, […]

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Using NDVI Differences to Measure Drought in the Russian River Watershed

The visualizations in this post were created by Planet’s Robert Simmon and Leanne Abraham.  On April 21, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a drought emergency for the Russian River Watershed following two years of critically dry conditions in the region. The watershed is an essential zone within the northern Sonoma and […]

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China’s Nuclear Missile Silos, Flash Floods in the Himalayas, and an Obituary for the Spruce

From geopolitical tensions to intensifying climate impacts, monitoring Earth’s change has never been more vital. Planet’s satellite data deliver timely and informed insights to journalists around the world to help keep readers informed on global events. Earlier this month, Planet entered into a definitive merger agreement with dMY Technology Group, Inc. IV […]

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Executing a Successful Growing Season Using Satellite Imagery

With the growing season well underway, growers are busy assessing the progress of their crops and considering where and how they need to adjust resources and strategies to optimize their yields. As in the beginning of the growing season, remote sensing data can provide tremendous value to growers, ensuring healthy yields at harvest […]

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NASA Expands Access to Planet Data to All US Federal Civilian Agencies

We’re excited to announce that NASA has expanded our contract with their Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program to provide access to PlanetScope imagery for scientific research use for all U.S. Federal Civilian researchers and National Science Foundation funded researchers, including their contractors and grantees – roughly 280,000 eligible users. This expands […]

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