Boulder, July 13, 2016

planet Blog Posts

NASA Harvest: Larger wheat harvest in Ukraine than expected


Analysts at NASA Harvest have been tracking the impact to agriculture in Ukraine since the outbreak of the Russo-Ukrainian war, and their latest study (re-posted in full from NASA Earth Observatory below) shows that farmers have harvested 26.8 million tons of wheat in 2022 – several million tons higher than expected in […]

Data Program Continues to Use High-Resolution Satellite Imagery to Help Fight Deforestation and Combat Climate Change


The NICFI Satellite Data Program continues to serve a diverse community of users that are putting high-resolution satellite imagery to work in helping fight deforestation and combat climate change. This quarter, we conducted our third user survey of Level 1 users. We received over 400 responses from users, detailing their feedback, user […]

Geospatial technology helps in the fight against environmental crimes in Brazil


Download the comprehensive case study here. Click here to read this blog in Portuguese; and here to read it in Spanish The size and complexity of the Brazilian territory, especially in the Amazon region, has historically plagued institutions, like the country’s Federal Police, with challenges around effective response to environmental crimes and […]

Planet Announces Board Expansion with Addition of Kristen Robinson


We are thrilled to announced that Kristen Robinson will be joining Planet’s Board of Directors. Robinson brings 30 years of experience in human resources, finance and marketing at software and technology companies.  Voted in at Planet’s Annual General Meeting on November 9, this is our first board addition since going public in […]

Moving from awareness to action with the Nonprofit Program


Here’s what happens when we put satellite data into the hands of nonprofits Similar to Planet, nonprofit organizations and NGOs are mission-driven, high impact organizations that aim to promote the common good. However, due to extremely tight budgets supported primarily through donations and funding from philanthropic and government organizations, nonprofits often rely […]

The Launch of Planet University and Planet Community


As Planet continues to grow and support an increasing number of customers and partners, it is our desire to provide enablement resources and opportunities at scale to help them succeed. In order to best serve and support our users, we are excited to launch our new customer enablement platforms: Planet University and […]

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