Durban, July 7, 2016

Joe Mascaro Blog Posts

All Eyes on Marine Plastic From Orbit

Stories

New research combining Planet’s high cadence satellite imagery and other innovative technologies has successfully found the sources and pathways of plastic pollution in the Caribbean Sea. The study by Kikaki et al. (2020) not only shows how satellite remote sensing is an efficient and cost-effective tool for monitoring plastic debris, but it […]

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 […]

A Protocol for Near Real-time Tropical Deforestation Monitoring

News

Over the past few decades, traditional Earth observation satellites have made huge contributions to the creation of standardized, historical, and publicly accessible information on land cover and land use change. However, their low spatial and temporal resolutions – exacerbated by limited computing power – have constrained their use by decision makers. The […]

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