Satellite Data For Transparency in Global Conflict: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on Russia’s War Against Ukraine
Planet Pulse
by Planet Labs PBC
14h ago
On February 24th, 2022, Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, commencing the dramatic escalation of the war and the largest attack on any European country since World War II. Over the last two years, Planet customers, ranging from analysts, researchers, and NGOs have leveraged our robust and accessible satellite dataset in novel ways to bring transparency to this global conflict. News and media outlets in particular have demonstrated exceptional investigative work to keep the global community informed on the war. In particular, through Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) Sch ..read more
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PlanetScope Now on Google Cloud Marketplace: Elevate Your Earth Monitoring Experience
Planet Pulse
by Planet Labs PBC
2w ago
Planet’s mission is to democratize access to near-daily satellite imagery and create a searchable interface of Earth, allowing organizations to visualize and understand the changes happening on our planet. We’re thrilled to announce that PlanetScope, our flagship satellite imaging product, is now available on Google Cloud Marketplace.  If you are a Google Cloud customer, accessing the power of PlanetScope has never been more efficient. With just a few clicks, users can request a private offer via the Google Cloud Marketplace to tap into Planet’s high-resolution satellite imagery available ..read more
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Planet, Microsoft, and Researchers Build New AI-focused Resource for Environmental Reporting
Planet Pulse
by Seamus Lombardo
1M ago
Authors: Seamus Lombardo and Amy Rosenthal As a Public Benefit Corporation, we think a lot about sustainability and the solutions our customers, partners, and the world need. These solutions require an up-to-date, close-up view of the Earth, as well as the deep analytics that provide reliable, quantitative insights about how Earth’s surface is changing. From climate-disrupting emissions to tropical deforestation, Planet is developing the tools to help organizations track impacts and opportunities across the value chain, and to translate this intelligence into robust strategies and practical pl ..read more
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Snapshots of our World: Energy: Fossil Fuels + Iron Rivers + Current Mystery
Planet Pulse
by Ryder Kimball
1M ago
Here at Planet, we capture snapshots of our world everyday. A lot of them. But sometimes the message from space isn’t clear. Our weekly newsletter, Planet Snapshots, makes understanding satellite images and the stories they reveal easy. We’re kicking-off 2024 by sharing a select number of issues here on Pulse, so keep an eye out for these eye-opening stories that explore our changing world. In this week’s issue: We kick off our energy series with the top dog: fossil fuels Orange rivers in Alaska A river mystery in Colombia Feature Story: Energy: Fossil Fuels If you’re reading this then you o ..read more
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Data Utilization is at the Heart of Governance: Conducting a Census of Somalia
Planet Pulse
by Michael Grubb
2M ago
It has been almost 50 years since a reliable census was conducted in Somalia. Decades of civil unrest, armed conflict, and climatic shocks have made doing so exceptionally difficult. However, this year the Somali government intends to change that. The Somali Population and Housing Census 2024 was announced on May 2nd, marking the beginning of a national effort aimed at attaining a true count of the number of people residing in the country. Many of the conditions that have prevented a census from being taken in the last decades persist. However, in this instance the Somali government will be as ..read more
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2023 in Images
Planet Pulse
by Planet Labs PBC
2M ago
This year each of our satellites wrapped the Earth nearly 6,000 times to the silent soundtrack of outer space. Their journey was smooth. The content of the data they collected was not. They passed over ridges and valleys, storms and blue skies, celebrations and conflict. They witnessed daunting outcomes as climate change continued to push Earth’s atmospheric systems to new extreme limits. And they closely monitored geopolitical tensions that further intensified as new wars broke out and others carried on. Every year feels like an exercise in jam-packing as much news in as possible. And every n ..read more
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Making Informed Food Security Decisions with Planet
Planet Pulse
by Planet
2M ago
With the COP28 conference in Dubai running from November to December 2023, world leaders need to understand the landscape of food security globally. Data from Planet and Planet’s partners empowers them to make informed decisions to help those in need around the world ..read more
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Scientists Showcase Global Discoveries Using Planet Data at World’s Largest Geospatial Conference
Planet Pulse
by Joe Mascaro
2M ago
This year, we are excited to have AGU 2023 back in our neighborhood! Returning to San Francisco for the first time in several years, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2023 kicks off this week, running from December 11-15. We are thrilled to share that there are over 120 abstracts, talks, and presentations on the AGU schedule that leverage Planet data or tools. Science has always been at the core of our company and every year as AGU rolls around, we find ourselves astonished and inspired by all of the scientific breakthroughs we see made with Planet data. To our scientific commu ..read more
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Syngenta: Pioneros en la lucha contra los nematodos dañinos usando datos satelitales
Planet Pulse
by Planet Labs PBC
2M ago
You can also read this blog in English and Portuguese. En el mundo de la agricultura, la innovación es la clave para superar desafíos y garantizar la seguridad alimentaria para la creciente población mundial. Syngenta, pionero en innovación agrícola, está una vez más a la vanguardia del cambio. Con la ayuda de datos satelitales Planet, Syngenta lanzó una herramienta que promete revolucionar la lucha contra una amenaza oculta: los nematodos dañinos. Los nematodos de plantas son parásitos microscópicos que se ocultan en el suelo, alimentándose de las raíces de los cultivos. Estos gusanos pueden ..read more
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Syngenta: Pioneiros na luta contra nematóides danosos com dados satelitais
Planet Pulse
by Planet Labs PBC
2M ago
You can also read this blog in English and Spanish. No mundo da agricultura, a inovação é a chave para superar desafios e garantir a segurança alimentar para a crescente população global. Syngenta, pioneira em inovação agrícola, está mais uma vez na vanguarda da mudança. Com a ajuda de dados satelitais da Planet, o Grupo Syngenta lançou uma ferramenta que promete revolucionar a luta contra uma ameaça oculta – os nematóides danosos. Os nematoides parasitas de plantas são parasitas microscópicos que se escondem no solo, alimentando-se das raízes das plantações. Esses vermes podem ser pequenos, m ..read more
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