Seminar: Water Balances at Different Scales (74006)
Mo.: 12:00-14:00, S 21, GEO / 2 ECTS
Stefan Peiffer, Michael Belau
S, 2 hrs
Programme of the GCE Seminar
Water Balances at different Scales
(climate change and sustainable flood management):
The course is separated into two sections:
I) Lecture: Introduction into hydrological processes
- Short overview of the course |
- Components of water budget:
|- Ground water and its relationship to surface water: ||Peiffer||09.11. |
II) Seminar: Adaptation in sustainable flood management – the Bayreuth case (will be further specified)
- Organisation of the seminar|
- Introduction into the theme
|- Field trip (tentative)||Belau, Fischer, Peiffer||t.b.a.|
|- Adaptation strategies|
- Presentation of homework of students
|Belau, Peiffer||2 dates in January 2010|
|- Concluding discussion||Belau, Peiffer||February 2010|
The course will identify the hydrological perspective of climate change on water availability and and water quality.
The implications with respect to the usage of water will be outlined by contrasting an arid area in a developping country to the situation in Germany.
Strategies to cope with the challenges will be discussed.
The course has seminar character, i. e. the students will be actively involved in compilation of literature/data and development of concepts.
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