VM8109 - Topics in Ecohydraulics and Ecohydrology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Approved report
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Approved report 100/100 ALLE

Course content

This course contains important topics in ecohydraulics and ecohydrology. Environmental impact assessment strategies, modern environmental flow methods, integrated modelling of river systems for environmental analysis, restoration and rehabilitation of rivers and mitigation strategies. The majority of the course content will be adapted to the interest of the participants.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:The course will provide advanced knowledge of impacts of encroachments on river systems. The candidate should have knowledge on the most recent methods for impact analysis and mitigation using ecohydrological and ecohydraulic tools. The candidate should further know the most common modelling tools that is applied within the field and how they are applied. Skills:The candidate should master the methods in practical impact assessments and be able to employ ecohydraulics and ecohydrological methods in analysis and mitigation of impacts. General competence:The candidate should be able to use knowledge from the discipline for scientific assignments and projects, and to publish research and development results in recognized national and international channels.

Learning methods and activities

Seminar, exercises, project work, depending on the number of students. Evaluation based on a project report which is the main activity of the course. To pass the course a score of at least 70 percent is required. The course will only be lectured for phd-students, and will be arranged when needed.

Further on evaluation

The assessment of the course is based on the project report. This should be formed as a scientific article and be presented to the lecturer, sensor and other students. Passed/not passed will be awarded based on the report, presentation and discussion.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Engineering (PHIV)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to a PhD-Programme. Note that if you wish to follow the course the semester it runs, but are not affiliated with the PhD programme in Engineering, please contact

Course materials

Selected books and articles.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Examination arrangement: Approved report

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Approved report 100/100 ALLE INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * 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.

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