Course detail

Hydrology

FAST-DSB022Acad. year: 2020/2021

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

Not applicable.

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 DPC-V Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DPA-V Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-V Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKC-V Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer