Remote Sensing for Water Resources Management

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IHE MSc participants

External participants: Young and mid-career water professionals with a technical background and a strong interest in new techniques for water resources monitoring.


Basic working knowledge of QGIS (WMG Module 3 for example).

Preferably a relevant water engineering or water science related BSc degree, basic hydrology. Good command of the English language.

Dates, Fee, ECTS

Start: 28 June 2021
End: 16 July 2021
Deadline IHE application: 27 May 2021 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 3000

VAT is not included in the course fee

Learning objectives

Upon completion, the participant should be able to:
  1. Explain the basic principles and characteristics of the different types of remote sensing and their suitability for water management applications.
  2. Use different remote sensing products with GIS software to perform basic spatio-temporal analysis.
  3. Assess the accuracy of remote sensing data relative to other datasets
  4. Compile different remote sensing and other global datasets to perform a basic analysis of the water resources conditions in a river basin, identify possible issues and propose solutions in terms of management and monitoring


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