Technology and satellite companies open up a world of data

It is now easier than ever to interrogate vast realms of mapping information for your research.
Gabriel Popkin is a freelance writer in Mount Rainier, Maryland.

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Nature 557, 745-747 (2018)

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-05268-w

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  • Correction 07 June 2018: The Careers Feature ‘Crunch time for data’ (Nature 557, 745–747; 2018) erroneously stated that an image from Planet was unavailable owing to a security concern. In fact, the reason for its unavailability was not specified. Also, DigitalGlobe is headquartered in Westminster, Colorado, not in Boulder.

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