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Posted on April 5th, 2016

High-Resolution Imagery Collections – Pléiades 1 – Brazil, November 2015 to January 2016

This map shows the areas imaged by the Pléiades 1 constellation from November 2015 to January 2016 over Brazil. Please note that in many instances, multiple images were collected over the same area which is difficult to portray on this static map.

In this monthly piece, we give our readers a sense of the high-resolution imagery coverage collected over a geography during a specified window. To do this, we pick a high-resolution satellite constellation, a defined time period and area of interest, then report key statistics on the total amount of imagery collected in square kilometers (sq km). Without further delay, let’s jump into our analysis.

Graphic Region of Interest: Brazil (including its off-shore islands)

Land Mass Covered: 8,473,085.3 sq km

Time Period: November 31, 2015 to January 31, 2016

High Resolution Satellite Constellation: Pléiades 1 (i.e. Pléiades 1A and 1B)

Pléiades 1 Constellation Imaging Statistics – Brazil

Total Area Collected: 2,993,366.5 sq km; 16,268.3 sq km per satellite/per day

Area Collected @ 20% or Less Clouds & 30 Degrees or Less Off-Nadir: 900,060.2 sq km; 4,891.6 sq km per satellite/per day; 30.07% of total

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