Entries by Kimbra Cutlip

Impact Story: BP Spill — Using Science to Hold BP and Federal Regulators Accountable

Within a day of the April 20, 2010 explosion on BP’s Deepwater Horizon drill rig in the Gulf of Mexico, we began our high tech surveillance of the spill. Examining satellite images and aerial survey data, SkyTruth quickly became a leading source of independent, unbiased information on the size and scope of the disaster. It […]

How SkyTruth Works: David Kroodsma

SkyTruth isn’t your ordinary organization. Of course, everyone says that, so we thought we’d give you a glimpse into what makes us unique. With a little inspiration from Lifehacker’s “How We Work,” we’ve asked our staff to answer a few insider questions that reflect who we are and what makes us tick. . . Name: […]

Making Headlines: We’re On to Something!

It’s been a little more than two years since we first demonstrated the Global Fishing Watch prototype in public, and the media coverage hasn’t stopped. Since launching the prototype we’ve been featured in more than 100 publications on six continents, from the Atlantic, the Wall Street Journal and International Business Times to media outlets in […]