Thiaggo Tayer
University of Western Australia

Dr Thiaggo Tayer

Hub Data Wrangler

Research Associate, University of Western Australia

Dr Tayer is a geospatial data scientist passionate about remote sensing, GIS, and water resources, with over a decade of experience addressing environmental challenges. Currently, a Research Associate at UWA, Dr Tayer provides support across multiple projects within the Resilient Landscapes Hub. He has experience in geospatial analysis and collecting and analysing surface water and groundwater data. During his PhD research, he focused on leveraging multispectral imagery time series and machine learning techniques to improve water detection and develop comprehensive ecohydrological metrics for characterising intermittent rivers.

As a Knowledge Capture Officer, or ‘Data Wrangler’ at the hub, Thiaggo is also responsible for working with user organisations to translate data and information and integrating research outputs into national information repositories, digital systems and decision-support tools. He ensures that all research outputs from the hub are made publicly and freely available on the internet and that researchers deposit research outputs in an appropriate national repository under a Creative Commons licence.

Current academic employment and positions

  • 2023–present: Research Associate, School of Agriculture and Environment, University of Western Australia

Highest qualification

  • 2023: PhD, University of Western Australia

My Projects

Current projectCompleted project
NESP RLH, 2021-2027NESP, 2015-2021NERP, 2012-2015TRaCK, 2005-present