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Education and Research Blog Posts

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

News

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 […]

Rapid Response Research: The Chamoli Landslide

Stories

In a paper released last week in Science, researchers shared how they used Planet satellite data, combined with eye witness accounts, video on the ground, and other remote sensing datasets, to determine the cause of the massive debris flow that cascaded through valleys in Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India on February 7, 2021. The event killed […]

NASA Researchers Use Planet Data to Study the Effects of Climate Change on our Cryosphere

Tech

Through an agreement with NASA and their Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program, access to Planet imagery is available to all NASA-funded researchers. Taking advantage of the high cadence of PlanetScope and the high resolution of SkySat, these researchers have utilized Planet imagery to understand dynamic processes on Earth. The cryosphere—frozen areas […]

McGill University Partners with Planet to Track Earth Systems Changes Daily

News

McGill University, one of the oldest universities in Canada, recently signed an agreement with Planet to provide students with subscription access to Planet’s data and satellite imagery. McGill students will now be able to use our growing catalogue of PlanetScope satellite imagery for non-commercial research and classroom activities across a variety of […]

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