Posted on July 9th, 2013

High Resolution Imagery Collections – WorldView-2 – Q12013 India

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

WV2_India_Jan13_Mar13This map shows the areas imaged by WorldView-2 from January 1 to March 31, 2013 over mainland India (in purple). 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: mainland India (as defined in the accompanying map)

Land Mass Covered: 3,131,994 sq km

Time Period: January 1 to March 31, 2013

High Resolution Satellite: WorldView-2

Mainland India WorldView-2 Imaging Statistics

Total Area Collected: 1,314,583 sq km; ~14,606.5 sq km per day

Area Collected @ 20% or Less Clouds & 30 Degrees Off-Nadir: 900,600 sq km; ~10,006.8 sq km per day; 68.5% of total

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