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UP42 adds Catalyst Analytics to its geospatial marketplace

18 Mar - 14:36 SAST
The offering includes the Catalyst InSAR processing block, which measures millimetre-scale ground deformation from time series SAR datasets.
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Two new Airbus partnerships see high-res satellite imagery underpin large-scale AI solutions

11 Mar - 09:20 SAST
Airbus has signed two partnerships that will see its high-resolution satellite imagery used in large-scale AI-based solutions.
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Radiant Earth Foundation releases its STAC API 1.0

11 Dec - 20:22 SAST
Radiant Earth Foundation has released its first Spatio Temporal Asset Catalogue (STAC) API as version 1.0.0-beta
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SkyWatch and Picterra partner to automate satellite monitoring and change detection

5 Oct - 11:58 SAST
With this partnership, Picterra’s customers can now automatically monitor their areas of interest for change by combining EarthCache’s automated tasking requests with Picterra’s automated detection algorithms.
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African contestants take top prizes at global satellite data labelling contest

25 Sep - 20:52 SAST
Participants were asked to identify cloudy pixels in Sentinel-2 scenes, to help develop a large-scale accurate cloud detection training dataset.
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Deal unlocks universal access to high-resolution satellite imagery for anyone to monitoring tropical deforestation

23 Sep - 19:56 SAST
Universal access to high-resolution satellite monitoring of the tropics supports efforts to stop the destruction of the world’s rainforests.
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Planet completes high-res SkySat constellation and launches 26 medium-res SuperDoves satellites

3 Sep - 17:01 SAST
On 18 August 2020, Planet’s SkySats 19, 20 and 21 high-res satellites were launched, followed by the launch of 26 SuperDoves medium-res satellites on 3 September 2020.
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New BlackSky satellites captures sub-metre images over South Africa within 58 hours of launch

17 Aug - 23:48 SAST
BlackSky, a provider of global monitoring services, geospatial intelligence and satellite imagery, has completed initial system checkouts and has begun delivering imagery from its fifth and sixth satellites 58 hours after launch.
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Maxar releases open data response to the Mauritius oil spill

8 Aug - 13:57 SAST
As part of its Open Data Program, Maxar is supporting the humanitarian community and response efforts by providing open access satellite imagery of the affected areas.
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New satellite pinpoints industrial methane emissions

29 Jul - 18:33 SAST
GHGSat’s demonstration satellite (“Claire”), aided by ESA’s Sentinel 5P, has now collected more than 60 000 methane measurements of industrial facilities around the world.
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Radiant Earth Foundation releases benchmark land cover training data for Africa

28 Jul - 15:14 SAST
Radiant Earth Foundation has released “LandCoverNet,” a human-labelled global land cover classification training dataset. This release contains data across Africa, which accounts for ~1/5 of the global dataset.
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Copernicus Emergency Management Service is monitoring Uganda flooding

27 Jul - 17:49 SAST
Copernicus EMS has been requested to produce delineation mapping at regular intervals (September, December, March, April, July) since September 2019 and produce a rapid analysis of the current situation concerning floods and flood traces...
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Airbus retires its SPOT 1–5 image production and distribution service

22 Jul - 16:56 SAST
From 1 August 2020, SPOT 1-5 data will no longer be available in its catalogue and therefore it will not be possible to order this through the company’s GeoStore web ordering portal or traditionally...
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Lessons learned from regional temporal land cover mapping

16 Jul - 17:27 SAST
Land use and land cover change is a leading driver of habitat loss and ecosystem degradation, and it is therefore essential that accurate, consistent time series land cover maps are developed to identify and...
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Planet and Esri expand satellite partnership

13 Jul - 15:06 SAST
Planet is expanding its partnership with GIS software developer, Esri, allowing users to buy Planet imagery directly within the GIS software.
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Planet announces 50 cm SkySat imagery, tasking dashboard and up to twelve revisits

9 Jun - 11:57 SAST
Planet has unveiled three new releases as part of its overall tasking offerings. Combined, these releases not only enhance the core imagery for analysis, but also reduce friction to acquire that data.
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