September 10 2020

Planet Explorer updates:

New ✨

  • The Imagery Type filter is now grouped by resolution. The group checkboxes can be used to select/deselect all

  • MGRS support when searching. Users can now use the Military Grid Reference System with 10km, 1km, and 100m precisions.

Improvements πŸ™ŒπŸ»

  • The instrument filter is no longer applied by default, to avoid excluding items without instrument in the metadata.

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • Fixed an issue when following a deep link and the user was not logged in, the search would not load properly.

August 19 2020

Planet Explorer updates:

New ✨

  • Saved Searches can be saved without an end date. This means that every time you load it, it will load the most recent results.

  • You can select which Measurement System you want to use for the Measurement Tools, metric or united states customary, alongside new and more explicit units. The units will be respected and will not change regardless of the size of the area drawn.

Improvements πŸ™ŒπŸ»

  • Spectral Analysis panel is now grouped to differentiate between Band Combinations and Spectral Indices
  • You can now provide direct feedback regarding our Spectral Analysis feature
  • Metadata Panel updates
    • For PlanetScope items you can now see the Instrument information
    • Tooltips that add more context to each field
  • PSScene3Band analytic assets can now be ordered via the Orders interface

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • Fixed some issues with incorrect metadata being shown for items

  • SkySatCollects now have the correct rectification notification.

July 29 2020

Planet Explorer:

New ✨

You can now analyze imagery (scenes) by ordering them to a hosted folder. This feature is still in β€œBeta” and you can try it out by enabling it in the Labs.

Improvements πŸ™ŒπŸ»

  • Timeline dropdowns

  • Measure tooltips

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • Weekly Basemaps labels

  • Collection of bug fixes when switching between Enhancement Imagery, NDVI, and browsing.

July 15 2020

Planet Explorer updates:

Bug Fixes πŸ›

  • Open water searches now show results as expected

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