What watershed engineering is? In broad terms, it means applying maths and science to find suitable solutions for the challenges within a watershed(s). Watershed engineering thus aims at facilitating sustainable use, development and management of a watershed through e.g. quantification of water resources, fluxes and hydrological impacts.
The course will look at the different aspects of water resources management across various levels (lectures + seminar work), and provide you with an in-depth introduction to the computational methods related to water resources management (exercises). Lecturers will include experts from both Aalto University and elsewhere, ensuring scientific quality and practical relevance of the course themes.
The course has two main parts: lectures and exercises (Period III) and individual seminar work (Period IV). The total work load for lectures and exercises is 85 hours, consisting of lectures and exercise sessions (33 h) and individual work and reflection (52 h). Doing each of the exercises should take 6-8 hours. The total work load for seminar work is 50 hours, consisting of actual seminar work (44 h) and two seminar presentation sessions (6 h).
NOTE. The Watershed Engineering course is organised for the last time during spring 2016. After our new Master's Programme in Water & Environmental Engineering commences in autumn 2016, this course will be replaced by new Surface Water Resources course.
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