Menu
Contact SalesLogin
Products
Planet Monitoring

SolutionsPartnersInvestorsCompanyBlogContact UsCareers at Planet
Careers at PlanetContact SalesLogin
Products

Global Monitoring, Daily  Insight

Planet Monitoring

High frequency, global coverage

Planet Tasking

Rapid revisit, global intelligence

Planet Basemaps

Current, complete, and analysis-ready mosaics

Planet Analytic Feeds

Transforming imagery to insights

Planet Platform

Automated, scalable, API-first

Solutions

Insights for your  industry


Accelerate your time to  value

InvestorsBlogGallery

Drought in the Western U.S.
Response and Impact

Drought is a pervasive problem with long term impacts to ecosystems, industries, and the population at large. Satellite imagery offers a unique perspective that captures change and measures damage to help experts and decision-makers develop effective prevention and emergency response  policies.

BROWSE IMAGE GALLERYTAKE ACTION WITH PLANET DATA

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN SATELLITE DATA AND  DROUGHT

How can Planet satellite imagery reveal drought indicators and aid in drought response across the  world?

Every day, people are using Planet data to reveal changes happening in the areas they care about most, including drought impacts across their communities.

200+

Earth imaging
satellites

350M

sq km of imagery
captured daily

1,700

images of every
place on earth


Planet Pulse

Featured Blog Posts

Learn how Planet satellite imagery can guide decision-makers for more effective drought preparation and response

How Planet Satellites Help Manage Fire Risk In A Parched  Landscape

Robert Simmon October 28, 2021

Although wildland fires have always been present in the western United States, recent years have brought increasing numbers of fires. These fires are now burning hotter, over wider areas, and causing more damage to human infrastructure and natural landscapes than ever before. The causes are numerous and multifaceted, including climate change, regional drought, historical forest management, aging infrastructure, and increasing populations along the urban/wildland interface. To help mitigate this threat, western authorities are turning to new technologies, including high-frequency and high-resolution data from Planet’s constellations of satellites.

Continue Reading

Planet provides accessible, reliable, and real-time coverage over any area of interest on Earth, helping governments ensure safer communities, economic efficiency, a cleaner environment, and to detect changing conditions rapidly.

Go to gallery

PLANET IN THE  NEWS

Planet’s Satellite Systems Enable Frequent, High-Resolution Monitoring on the Impacts of  Drought


Take Action With Planet  Data

Enable Rapid Response, Prevent Crop Losses, and Mitigate Climate Change  Impacts

Drought is a dynamic issue with a variety of consequences that threaten the long-term safety and stability of entire communities, including long-term impacts on agriculture, wildfires, biodiversity, and human health

Download our Drought and Disasters Info Kit to learn how government, agriculture, and disaster organizations use Planet imagery to prepare for and mitigate short-term and long-term crises that can be worsened by drought.

Planet Monitoring
Data Sheet

For Emergency And Disaster Management

Overstory
Case Study

Building A Sustainable Vegetation Management Approach By Applying AI

Irrigation
Intelligence Blog

Leveraging Planet Satellite Imagery To Improve Irrigation Intelligence

Emergency Management Webinar

Using Satellite Imagery To Guide Natural Disaster Recovery


GET SOCIAL WITH  PLANET

Like, retweet, and share to help make change visible, accessible and actionable. See Change, Change the  World.

Enhance Your Drought Preparedness and Response Policies with Daily, Analysis-Ready  Data

Planet MonitoringPlanet BasemapsPlanet TaskingPlanet AppsPlanet Analytic FeedsPlanet PlatformProfessional Services
AgricultureCivil GovernmentDefense & IntelligenceDrought ResponseEducation & ResearchEnergy & InfrastructureFinance & InsuranceForestry & Land UseMappingMaritimeSustainabilityPlanet Federal
Investors
Contact SalesExplorer Log InPartner PortalInvestorsBlogGalleryDisaster DataPublicationsPlanet InsightsPlanet Stories

© 2021 Planet Labs Inc. All rights reserved.
| Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Art at Planet