February 19, 2020

About the author

Curtis Melvin

Curtis Melvin a researcher at the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS and contributor to NK News Pro. He is also editor of North Korean Economy Watch,  one of the longest running DPRK blogs, as well as creator and manager of a database of the most extensive Google Earth imagery work on North Korea.

More articles by 'Curtis Melvin'

Located: State Academy of Science’s Turf Institute

Visit to turf institute marks first economic visit by Kim Jong Un in months

Curtis Melvin May 21, 2013

North Korea's "do it yourself" Kim Jong Un idolization campaign

How North Korean propagandists were able to quickly unleash a Kim Jong Un veneration campaign

Curtis Melvin May 15, 2013

North Korea’s drone and artillery test site, revealed

Using satellite imagery, Curtis Melvin identifies huge artillery targets carved into sides of mountains

Curtis Melvin May 7, 2013