UNESCO-IHE

Online course on flood modelling for management

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Flood management is becoming more and more important to society, and flood modelling is seen as an integral part of flood management. The Online course on flood modelling for management aims at focusing on models that are used for planning and design as well as for forecasting floods so that mitigating measures can be taken in time. Decision support systems (DSS) based on models are increasingly being used by engineers and scientists in flood management.

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Upon completion, the participant should be able to:

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01/03/2015 to 12/05/2015

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - IHE Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)

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Urban Flood Management and Disaster Risk Mitigation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This is a short course which gives an introduction in theory and practice of flood risk estimation and modeling of floods in urban areas. Participants will be familiar with planning, design, operation and maintenance of urban drainage systems. Pre-requisites are a basic knowledge of hydraulics and

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Training Target Audience: 

Professionals active in the urban water sector

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Training Requirements: 

Basic Knowledge of hydraulics and hydlorogy

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Examination

It is possible to take part in the examination of this short course. If you obtain a passing mark for this examination and return to UNESCO-IHE within four years after completion of the short course to follow a full MSc programme, you will receive exemption for this short course/module. The costs for this exam are €250 extra and should be borne by yourself. Taking part in the examination is not compulsory.

Date: 

21/04/2014 to 09/05/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 21/03/2014

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - IHE Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)

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Erasmus Mundus-UNESCO-IHE Scholarships: New Erasmus Mundus Masters Course on Flood Risk Management

Erasmus Mundus-UNESCO-IHE Scholarships: New Erasmus Mundus Masters Course on Flood Risk Management: The programme is offered by a collaboration of 4 leading European Institutes namely UNESCO-IHE (lead), Technical University of Dresden (Germany), Technical University of Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain) and University of Ljubljana (Slovenia). The first semester will be provided at Dresden, 2nd semester at UNESCO-IHE, 3rd at Catalonia and Ljubljana, and 4th semester will be thesis research at one of the Institutes.

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