Gabriel Watson

Gabe leads the Common Knowledge program at The Commons and develops narrative and analysis supporting environmental and social causes. Specializing in R, Gabe tackles a variety of projects with data analysis to help our stakeholders enforce state water quality permits, advocate for environmental issues, and visualize water quality monitoring results. Hailing from Baltimore Maryland, Gabe spent his undergrad studying economics and urban environmental policy at Occidental College in northeast Los Angeles. After graduation he worked at USC’s Program for Environmental and Regional Equity performing data analysis and management to support social justice efforts in California. He has a particular interest in spatial data analysis and visualizations. In addition to leading Common Knowledge, Gabe builds R Shiny applications for the Water Reporter platform and provides user support for the Water Reporter API. Outside of work Gabe is an avid cyclist, fly fisherman, backpacker, sailer, and lover of the outdoors.

Gabriel Watson

Gabe leads the Common Knowledge program at The Commons and develops narrative and analysis supporting environmental and social causes. Specializing in R, Gabe tackles a variety of projects with data analysis to help our stakeholders enforce state water quality permits, advocate for environmental issues, and visualize water quality monitoring results. Hailing from Baltimore Maryland, Gabe spent his undergrad studying economics and urban environmental policy at Occidental College in northeast Los Angeles. After graduation he worked at USC’s Program for Environmental and Regional Equity performing data analysis and management to support social justice efforts in California. He has a particular interest in spatial data analysis and visualizations. In addition to leading Common Knowledge, Gabe builds R Shiny applications for the Water Reporter platform and provides user support for the Water Reporter API. Outside of work Gabe is an avid cyclist, fly fisherman, backpacker, sailer, and lover of the outdoors.