The course is designed for young and mid-level professionals who are involved in flood modelling or flood management, or who want to develop competences in this field, it is a postgraduate study ideally suited for flood managers, water managers, flood modellers/engineers and scientists dealing with floods.
This course focuses on effective usage of various modelling techniques and tools, often incorporated in decision support systems, for management of river and urban floods.
Upon completion, the participant should be able to:
identify the cause of a flood;
identify the type of a flood;
simulate a type of flood;
interpret and evaluate the impacts of a flood;
prepare and advise/communicate on possible flood prevention and mitigation actions, including technical and ethical considerations.