Changelog

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July 15 2020

Planet Explorer updates:

Bug Fixes 🐛

  • Open water searches now show results as expected

July 14 2020

Orders API supports a new "file_format" tool, which allows customers to convert their geoTIFFs to COGs (cloud-optimized geoTIFFs) and NITF 2.1 format to support more efficient workflows on the web. More information on this tool is available here: https://developers.planet.com/docs/orders/tools-reference/#file-format

July 13 2020

Planet Explorer updates:

New ✨

  • New Explorer UI that brings a better user experience with relocated tools.
  • Color Enhance for basemaps
    • Auto Enhance, Snow, and Desert modes
    • Custom enhancement via brightness, contrast, and saturation controls
  • Additional Spectral Indices have been promoted from a Lab to the tool
    • NDWI (using NIR), MTVI2, VARI, MSAVI2
  • You no longer need to draw an AOI to compare two basemaps

July 09 2020

When selecting an order on the map and then jumping to the table the selected order will be still selected in the table:

July 06 2020

Data API supports a new metadata field, "publishing_stage" to help you understand an item's publishing lifecycle and make decisions on when to download an item, based on whether your pipeline needs to optimize for data latency or data accuracy. This field is searchable and returned in the metadata.json file for all PlanetScope and SkySat items, published after June 19, 2020. More information on this field is available here: https://developers.planet.com/docs/data/items-assets/