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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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News

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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stories

Mapping All of Earth’s Roads and Buildings from Space

The Problem Despite the widespread availability of mapping services, key layers of human infrastructure like roads and buildings are often missing or incomplete. And while open and proprietary data providers have rich layers with building shapes and road networks mapped in great detail for some major cities, this level of detail is […]

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stories

ABC, 123: Back to Basics with Planet in 2019

In the spirit of back to school season, we’re going back to basics–reviewing what Planet products have to offer, what you can look forward to in the future, and where to find us in the coming months! Here’s what you need to know:   A is for Analytics Planet’s high cadence and resolution […]

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Planet Satellites Bolster FAO’s Geospatial Toolkit

Putting the world’s eyes in the skies to work to improve human lives and combat climate change is now easier thanks to an overhaul of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s innovative geospatial monitoring system. A new version of SEPAL – System for Earth Observation Data Access, Processing and Analysis for Land Monitoring […]

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Planet Names Top Three Finalists Of The Planet Daily Change Challenge, Part Of Copernicus Masters

Following a multi-phase evaluation this past summer, Planet is pleased to announce the top three finalists of the Planet Daily Change Challenge, a challenge of the Copernicus Masters competition that awards prizes to developers who leverage Earth observation data to solve important problems for business and society. The three finalists and their […]

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tech

What is Rapid Revisit and Why Does it Matter?

Rapid revisit is a qualitative term used in satellite monitoring to describe the ability of the system to make repeated image captures separated by short time intervals. This implies both that the constellation can respond at short notice to collect a target without waiting days for the satellites to pass overhead, and […]

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