Posted on December 3rd, 2013

High Resolution Imagery Collections – Pléiades 1 – Summer 2013, China

In this monthly piece, we give our readers a sense of the high-resolution imagery coverage collected over a specific geography during a three month window. To do this, we pick a high resolution satellite, 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.

P1_China_July1_Sept30This map shows the areas imaged by Pléiades 1 from July 1 to September 30, 2013 over China (in beige). Please note that in many instances, multiple images were collected over the same area which is difficult to portray on this static map.

Graphic Region of Interest: China

Land Mass Covered: 9,385,512.2 sq km

Time Period: July 1 to September 30, 2013

High Resolution Satellite: Pléiades 1

China Pléiades 1 Imaging Statistics

Total Area Collected: 5,527,948.7 sq km; 60,086.4 sq km per day

Area Collected @ 20% or Less Clouds & 30 Degrees Off-Nadir: 2,743,095.0 sq km; 29,816.2 sq km per day; 49.6% of total

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