Posted on March 7th, 2017

High-Resolution Imagery Collections – WorldView-2/3 – Middle East, October to December 2016

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.

This map shows the areas imaged by the WorldView-2/3 constellation from October 1 to December 31, 2016 over the Middle East. 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: the Middle East plus off-shore islands

Land Mass Covered: 6,674,329.3 sq km

Time Period: October 1 to December 31, 2016

High-Resolution Satellite Constellation: WorldView-2/3

WorldView-2/3 Constellation Imaging Statistics – Middle East

Total Area Collected: 2,515,496.9 sq km; 10,109.1 sq km per satellite/per day

Area Collected @ 20% or Less Clouds & 30 Degrees or Less Off-Nadir: 1,860,077.4 sq km; 13,671.2 sq km per satellite/per day; 73.9% of total

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