NIGK13019U Water Resources Management
Uncertainty and risk assessments in water management, stakeholder involvement,
model validation test schemes, Integrated Water Resources Management, and Adaptive management.
International examples of typical water management conflicts and management instruments.
Use of MIKE SHE to support water resources studies.
good knowledge of concepts and tools for uncertainty assessments, including statistical, scenario and qualitative uncertainties.
a basic understanding of stakeholder involvement and participatory modelling in water resources management.
advanced knowledge of good modelling practice in relation to practical water management.
Basic understanding of key concepts in water resources management.
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
Demonstrate design modelling approaches and activities, including study framing, performance criteria, uncertainty and stakeholder aspects, as part of a water management study
Conduct a modeling study for a case with data availability typical for a data poor country
Write a scientific report on use of hydrological modelling in a water resources management study
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- Project work
- Theory exercises
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- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Written assignmentOral examination, 20 minutesOral examination (written report and curriculum).
The written assignment is prepared during the course and must be handed in prior to the exam week. The oral exam uses the written assignment as its point of departure. It includes the titles listed in the officially approved reading list.
- Exam registration requirements
- Submission of written report before exam.
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
several internal censors.
- As ordinary exam. The written report from the ordinary examination may be re-used.