Water Resources and Hydro-informatics

  • Hydrological and hydrogeological data are essential for planning, designing and operating water projects.
  • Automatic measuring devices can provide more reliable and continuous recording of data, transmission by radio or satellite allows the immediate access to data and a remote control of the operation of the stations and the use of computers together with specialized software facilities, data processing including the quality control of data.
  • Remote sensing, geographical information system (GIS) and the use of models are good tools for water resources assessment.
  • Course Contents:

    • Data collection and analysis
    • Rain fall, stream flow measurements
    • Geographical information system
    • Remote sensing use in water resources
    • Environmental water resources modeling

  • This 6-weeks course is designed for mid-career water professionals working in the field of water resources management and planning supporting institutions.