Planet: “Advances in Earth Observation & Analytics Technologies + Deployment in Forest & Climate Solutions” – YouTube Video GeoIgnite 2021
Every day, Planet images the full Earth at 3.5m resolution and anywhere sub-daily at <50cm. This data is critical in working to make global change visible, accessible, and actionable in regards to climate change. On Day Three of GeoIgnite, Tara O’Shea from Planet gave an interesting talk about Planet’s work driving new sustainable solutions for forests. Watch it now:
Advances in Earth Observation & Analytics Technologies + Deployment in Forest & Climate Solutions – Tara O’Shea, Planet
As the Director of Forest Programs at Planet, Tara O’Shea oversees the company’s strategy for leveraging its unprecedented earth observation capacity to help improve the world’s ability to monitor global forests today – and account for the value of forests in the global economy tomorrow. Trained in the natural sciences, Tara began her career advancing ecosystem services research at Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions. Prior to joining Planet, Tara advised several foundations and investment firms on integrating the reality of climate and environmental change into their portfolios, including organizing the Climate & Capital Summit that brought together investors representing over $1 Trillion AUM alongside the COP21 in Paris.
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