7.5 credits cr.
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The course deals with the theory required for advanced studies and research in the fields of hydrology and water resources.
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Central to the course is the knowledge and methods to understand water flows, water availability, waterborne transport and the variability and change of water resources.
The course is part of Master's Programme in Hydrology, Hydrogeology and Water Resources but can also be read as a separate course.
Planned teaching (methods) for the course, linked to Covid-19 and the Swedish Public Health Agency's recommendations, will be presented at the Department's website on December 15.
Instruction consists of lectures, seminars and exercises.
For details see syllabus.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
The literature consists of scientific publications and reports in the relevant subject area, found by students in literature searches, or distributed by the course responsible and/or tutor.
Articles and other materials made available in connection with teaching are also included as course literature.
Meet our researchers
We investigate natural processes and anthropogenic effects and their variability and change in water, land and permafrost environments.