701-1250-00L Hydrological Processes and Modelling
|Semester||Spring Semester 2012|
|Lecturers||R. Weingartner, M. Zappa|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Abstract||Hydrological processes and modelling - Theoretical background and application|
.. to get an overview of hydrological fundamentals relevant for modelling
.. to deliver insight into the data relevant for the application of models
.. to learn about the concepts of hydrological modelling
.. to understand how hydrological models do operate
.. to see possibilities and limitations of the application of hydrological models
Precipitation, evapotranspiration, runoff and formation of runoff, storages.
Modelling system PREVAH - background and application.
Exercises based on the PREVAH model.
Application of the PREVAH model.
|Lecture notes||Lecture notes will be delivered on the first day |
Documentation of PREVAH cf. http://www.hydrologie.unibe.ch/PREVAH/
|Literature||Viviroli D., Gurtz J., Zappa M. (2007): The Hydrological Modelling System PREVAH. Geographica Bernensia P40. Berne: Institute of Geography, University of Berne, ISBN 978-3-905835-01-0.|
|Prerequisites / Notice||Dates of the lectures: 20 June to 24 June, 2011 (morning and afternoon). The lecture will be held in English (or in German if all participants agrree)|