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Introduction to Planet and Planet Explorer: How to Harness the Power of Daily Imagery

This session is a non-technical introduction to Planet, Planet satellites, Planet imagery and use cases. In this presentation you will learn more about Planet satellites and the imaging sensors onboard. You will also learn the different ways in which users can access Planet imagery. Finally, there will be a live demonstration of how to use Planet Explorer, our online tool to help you search and download Planet imagery.

  • Introduction to Planet and Planet satellites
  • Introduction to Planet Platforms and Integrations
  • Highlight of Use Cases
  • Demonstration of Planet Explorer

UBC students, staff, and faculty can access Planet's PlanetScope and RapidEye satellite imagery archive, and Visual BaseMap for streaming and download through UBC Library's electronic resources. Workshop attendees submitting a @ubc.ca email when registering will be issued temporary Planet accounts to be used during the workshop, so no other action is required in order to participate.

The physical location for this event does not have any public computers available, and so if you would like to follow along we ask that you bring your laptop to the workshop.

In-person technical office hours will immediately follow this workshop and attendees are welcome to stay for in-person troubleshooting and support! However we ask that you register separately for this session so we can plan accordingly: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3680525.

For those unable to attend in-person, a Zoom link to watch the workshop live will be provided to all registrants 24 hours before the event starts.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022
2:00pm - 4:00pm
548 and 552 - Presentation Room (Combined)
Koerner Library
  GIS     Research Commons  
Austin Stone, Customer Success Manager, Education & Research, Planet
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