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Posted on October 7th, 2013

High Resolution Imagery Collections – Pléiades 1 – Summer 2013, US & Canada

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.

This map shows the areas imaged by Pléiades 1 from May 1 to July 31, 2013 over the United States (minus Hawaii) and Canada (in orange). 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: United States (minus Hawaii) and Canada

Land Mass Covered: 19,411,382.6 sq km

Time Period: May 1 to July 31, 2013

High Resolution Satellite: Pléiades 1

United States & Canada Pléiades 1 Imaging Statistics

Total Area Collected: 5,346,465.0 sq km; 58,113.7 sq km per day

Area Collected @ 20% or Less Clouds & 30 Degrees Off-Nadir: 3,657,240.9 sq km; 39,752.6 sq km per day; 68.4% of total

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