Welcome to the HALO Laboratory at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology 

Resilience in water and food supplies represent two major elements of the Kingdom's efforts towards a secure and sustainable future. The Hydrology, Agriculture and Land Observation (HALO) group seeks to address key elements of this challenge. We utilize CubeSats, unmanned aerial vehicles​ (UAVs) and other novel techniques​ to monitor terrestrial processes, combining these with modeling and statistical approaches to understand and predict system behavior. Improving our description and understanding of the water-food nexus is a key objective. One of HALOs aims is to provide real-time and relevant information streams that aid in the decision support of water and food systems. Through using such approaches, we can provide an improved capacity to manage, monitor and predict agricultural water use, health and yield.

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Members of the HALO Team (May, 2018)

Latest News

14 December, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Oliver Lopez

KAUST HALO student Oliver Lopez graduated with his PhD during the 2018 Commencement Ceremony

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07 December, 2018

KAUST @ AGU

HALO Group at AGU Click Here

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12 March, 2018

Post-doctoral Positions in the HALO Laboratory

Research opportunities in remote sensing, machine learning, UAVs and precision agriculture.

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