Meteorology and precipitation, #1 H&H Essentials

Increase your knowledge of interpolation and extrapolation techniques for applying rainfall gauge data

(Course code: OD-22-8-056)

In this 3-hour intensive training course our experts will guide attendees through the importance of compiling, interpreting, and analysing precipitation input for use in hydrologic and hydraulic models.

Attendees will increase their knowledge of interpolation and extrapolation techniques for applying gauge data to rainfall-runoff modelling. Throughout the course attendees will be shown practical working examples, learning hands-on how to use and apply different rainfall related design inputs, leading to an increased understanding of confidence limits, probability, and uncertainty in the analysis and application of precipitation data.

To find out more about the series, see below.

Format: Take sessions anytime, at your own pace, with unlimited course access for 4 months.

Cost: AUD$195 (includes GST) or combine with the full H&H Series and save 15%

Contact: Joel Voortman

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Presenters:

Michael Konieczki

HDR

Michael Konieczki, PE, D.WRE has over 15 years of experience as a civil engineer modeling complex hydrologic and hydraulic systems, including flood warning and reservoir operation decision support sys... Read more

Tony Ladson

Moroka

Tony Ladson has 35 years' experience in hydrology and river management and has worked on projects throughout Australia and in the US, Taiwan and PNG. He has a PhD from the University of Melbourne and ... Read more

Martin Hendriks

Utrecht University

Dr Martin R. Hendriks is Associate Professor (retired) of Physical Geography & Hydrology at the Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University. He studied Physical Geography at the University of Amste... Read more

Krey Price

Surface Water Solutions

Educated at the University of California at Berkeley, Krey is a civil engineer and project manager with international experience in water resources. He is engaged in computational modelling, engineeri... Read more

Details:

This course is part of our H&H Essentials series

Key concepts/topics covered

  • Source data for daily and sub-daily precipitation data
  • Temporal and spatial rainfall patterns
  • Cyclones, thunderstorms, and other storm types
  • Intensity-Frequency-Duration data and cumulative rainfall diagrams
  • Applying point data across catchments/watersheds
  • Long-term synthetic records
  • Frequent, infrequent, and rare design rainfalls
  • Differences between historical and synthetic design rainfall
  • Climate change and probably maximum precipitation

Learning objectives

  • How to access precipitation data
  • How to select temporal and spatial patterns
  • How to apply precipitation data in hydrological and hydraulic modelling

Background

This course is part of our H&H Essentials series, comprised of 8 individual intensive 3-hour courses with each course flowing into the next enabling attendees to build their skills piece by piece through every course. Each course in the series will focus on a key principle of hydrology and hydraulics. Click here to register for the ENTIRE series.

Prerequisites

These courses are designed to cater for engineers and non-engineers alike, with a range of provided background materials that make the course suitable for both beginners and experienced professionals seeking a refresher for the underlying concepts behind hydrologic and hydraulic modelling applications.

Format

Each course consists of 3-hours of recordings with pre and post-course materials delivered through sequential units via our customised learning platform. The courses include electronic copies of background material and workshop instructions, with pre-readings/videos and manuals available for ongoing learning.

You will have unlimited access for 4-months.

What’s included within each of the 8 courses in the series:

  • 3-hours of recordings to view as many times as required;
  • Ability to ask questions to the presenters at any time through the learning platform;
  • PDF manual of the course available for ongoing use;
  • Workshop material for hands-on exercises downloaded from the learning platform before starting the session recordings;
  • Pre-reading and viewing materials;
  • Homework modules and quizzes where relevant.

Preparation

Pre-course reading and video watching is encouraged.

Requirements

A good internet connection and software and downloads as described in the learning platform. To provide the best desired learning outcomes, set up in a quiet space with dual monitors (i.e., one screen with the on-demand recording and the other with the software/exercise that attendees can work on simultaneously).

Certification

On completion of the course attendees will be issued with a Certificate of Participation. Attendees earn CPD hours/points with professional organisations for at least 5 hours per course (therefore 40+ hours for the series).

 

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