Lecture: Hydrological Concepts (A4a) (74012)
Mo.: 12:00-14:00, S 22 (GEO II)
L, 3 ECTS
Starting Date: 16 October 2023
Learning Objectives: The objective of this module is to gain a thorough understanding of natural processes of water flow and storage in and between the various compartments of the environment and to learn about various impacts on global water resources.
Course Content: The module is divided into a lecture/exercise about fundamental hydrological processes and a seminar with interactive content .
The focus of the lecture are the hydrological cycle and the water balance equation. Processes of water movement through the compartments of the atmosphere, biosphere and geosphere and their interactions are discussed in detail. Furthermore, aspects of chemical and ecological water quality and strategies for protecting surface- and groundwater are presented.
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