Course detail

Hydrology

FAST-DS71Acad. year: 2017/2018

Fundaments of stochastic hydrology, modeling of artificial flow series, modelling of synthetic rainfall, problems of temporal and spatial rainfall distribution, meteorological radars and meteorological satelites, numerical meteorological prediction models, models of rainfall - runoff process in small and big river basins, operative prediction of river basin runoff, extreme flows

Department

Institute of Landscape Water Management (VHK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Doktorand gains knowledge for applikation stochastic hydrology and operative hydrology methods in thesis

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of higher mathematics, statistics and probability theory, physics. Detailed knowledge of hydrology (magister study level)

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Chow Ven Te: Handbook of Applied Hydrology. Published by McGraw Hill Text 1964
Ram S. Gupta: Hydrology and Hydraulic Systems. Waveland Press 2007
Samuel D. Brody, Wesley E. Highfield, Jung Eun Kang: The Causes and Consequences of Flooding in the United States. Cambridge University Press 2011
Wagener, T. - Wheater, H.S. - Gupta, H.V.: Rainfall-Runoff Mmodelling in Gauged and Ungauged Catchments. Imperial College Press 2004

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Fundaments of stochastic hydrology
2. Modeling of artificial flow series
3. Modelling of synthetic rainfall
4. Assessment of spatial distribution of rainfall above the river basin
5. Meteorological radars and meteorological satelites
6. Numerical meteorological prediction models
7. Models of rainfall - runoff process in small small river basins
8. Models of rainfall - runoff process in big river basins
9.-11. Operative prediction of river basin runoff
12.-13. Extreme flows

Aims

Ability of detailed orientation in problems of hydrology, independent solution of difficult hydrological tasks, theoretical knowledge for following PhD. study aimed at water management problems

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme D-P-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, elective

  • Programme D-P-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, elective

  • Programme D-K-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, elective

  • Programme D-K-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning