Wim Bastiaanssen
Irrigation and remote sensing expert

Wim Bastiaanssen has developed remote sensing models, including Surface Energy Balance Algorithm for Land (SEBAL) and Scalable Water Balance for Earth Observations (SWEO) for rapid water accounting. He consults and advises for the Asian Development Bank, World Bank, and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on remote sensing applications for agricultural water management. He established IrriWatch in 2019 to meet the growing need for practical on-farm technologies that improve irrigation water management.