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Water Data Lab (WaDL) is a data driven think tank and research collective focused on bringing the best science and technology to address the hardest problems in global water resources.

Scientific consulting

Expert advice on remote sensing, hydrogeology, and geophysics.

Math and statistics

Custom consulting on mathematical and statistical approaches to hydrologic science.

Machine learning and AI

Interpretable statistical learning, neural networks, and unsupervised learning.

Remote sensing

Full stack remote sensing and image processing from drones to Google Earth engine.

Data engineering

Automated data assimilation, database engineering, APIs, in-situ sensor networks, and ETL pipelines.


Real-time, automated, data visualization dashboards and reports.

Selected Projects

Hybrid Data Remote Sensing Assimilation System (HyDRA)

Automated remote-sensing based software framework to assess water availability

Near-Real-Time Satellite-Based Flood Monitoring System

Realtime Satellite-based flood monitoring and socioeconomic impact assessment system

Satellite Landslide Identification Product (SLIP)

Automated remote sensing-based landslide identification product

low cost sensor networks

Real-time sensor networks and dashboards for monitoring environmental data.

cal water quality .com

Automated water quality reports for > 3,000 California public water systems.

gsa well failure .com

Domestic well failure prediction and cost estimates in critically overdrafted basins.

Biogeochemical reactive transport

Modeling hydrologic controls on particulate-solute biogeochemical reactions in a beach aquifer

Meet the Team



Rich Pauloo, PhD



Kyra Kim, PhD



Aakash Ahamed, MS



Corey Scher, MS

Geologist and remote sensing expert


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