Coverage of Asia with PlanetSAT 15 L8 basemap (that now covers 40 percent of the Earth's land mass) has just been announced by PlanetObserver.
Processed with fresh Landsat 8 source data, PlanetSAT 15 L8 is a natural color imagery basemap that offers highly detailed, seamless and cloudless geographic information, perfect for 1:50,000 scale mapping. Landsat 8 source data are carefully selected according to precise specifications, in particular concerning season and cloud cover. With PlanetObserver internal data processing chain, satellite images are assembled and processed homogeneously with high quality color balance. Processed exclusively in natural colors (RGB channels), PlanetSAT 15 L8 basemap is the product closest to the Earth's true colors.
Production of PlanetSAT 15 L8 imagery basemap is completed at a rapid pace. Further to the coverage of Northern Africa, Middle East, Central Asia, India and Australia, PlanetObserver has finalized Asia and that includes China, Mongolia, Korean peninsula and Japan. Western Europe will be ready for delivery in early 2017. The company's roadmap for end of 2017: North America, South America, and Southern Africa.
For all projects requiring a global basemap, PlanetSAT 15 L8 imagery can be easily combined with PlanetSAT 15 global basemap processed by PlanetObserver with multi-source data (Landsat 7 and Landsat 8).
According to Laurent Masselot, the CEO of PlanetObserver, the company is securely positioned as a key supplier of high quality imagery basemaps, with regional and global coverages. PlanetSAT 15 L8 and PlanetSAT 15 basemaps are value added cartographic solutions, ready-to-use in any professional solution, from GIS to visualization and simulation systems, for civil and military applications.”