VM8105 - Hydrology, Advanced Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination and Report
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 50/100 D
Approved report 50/100

Course content

Hydrological processes. Theories related to modelling processes and computational methods. Measurements, spatial and temporal variability of hydrological processes. Snow and ice. Modelling concepts, model development and implementation. Hydrological prognosis, floods and urban hydrology.

Learning outcome

- The candidate should have knowledge on selected hydrological topics on an international level. The candidate should be able to apply the knowledge to advance methods and theories within hydrology.

- The candidate should be able to utilize knowledge on processes in solving advanced problems within hydrology. The candidate should also be able to do advanced research and implement solutions and disseminate results on an international level.

General competence:
- The candidate should be able to utilize knowledge from the course in solving hydrological problems related to water resources.
- The candidate should also be able to present results in national and international venues.

Learning methods and activities

Seminars, field and computer exercises. Project work that counts for 50% of the grade. The course content and form will to a large degree be adapted to the number of students and the needs of each student. To pass the course a score of at least 70 percent is required. The course is lectured only when phd students are enrolled.

Required previous knowledge

Admission to a PhD-Programme.

Course materials

Beven, K. Rainfall runoff modelling
Selected articles.



Examination arrangement: Oral examination and Report

Term Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn Oral examination 50/100 D
Autumn Approved report 50/100
Spring Oral examination 50/100 D
Spring Approved report 50/100
* The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.