Satellite imagery in action

What could you do with fresh images of the planet every day? Imagery from Landsat and Landmapper constellations goes directly into the Astro Digital pipeline where it's live processed and accessible via API endpoints.

Agriculture
Agriculture
Disaster Management
Disaster Management
Forest Management
Forest Management
Urban Development
Urban Development
Business Intelligence
Business Intelligence
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Agriculture

Satellite imagery senses beyond what the eye can see. Use frequent, in season images to understand the current stage of crop growth, compare to the previous week, and produce yield estimate based on the growth rate.

Vegetation appears red in satellite imagery processed for heathy vegetation.

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Disaster Management

Monitor progression of flood waters and wildfire; capture before and after snapshots of tornado and earthquake damage; assess impact or hurricane winds and storm surge.

Monitor perimeter and assess impact of wildfires like this King Fire near Yosemite Park, CA.

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Forest Management

Image large areas at high frequency to monitor variations in forest vigor, identify regions damaged by weather or disease, delineate boundaries between forest and protected habitats, and identify potential illegal activity.

Forest cover change in Burris, Brazil shows in red.

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Urban Development

Map urban landscapes, detect changes to infrastructure, analyze population density, perform selection analysis for proposed development areas, and monitor environmental impact of regional developments.

Imagery is processed to highlight different features - buildings, vegetation, or the natural landscape.

  • The natural landscape
  • Healthy vegetation is red
  • Urban areas are blue
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Business Intelligence

Satellite imagery is one piece used in analyzing and tracking our global economy.

  • What is the economic impact of hosting the Olympics? Satellite imagery shows the rapid construction of infrastructure.
  • How much coal has been mined this month? Satellite imagery captures frequent shots of open pit mines and resource stockpiles.
  • Will the California drought impact crop yields? Compare historical data to current conditions.

August 2013/2014 snowpack in California and January 2013/2014 reservoir levels in Brazil.