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RIVER BASIN FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENTPrescription (Brief course description): Flood risk assessment; Extreme value statistics; Flood modelling and uncertainty assessment; Flood protection; Flood risk audit and planning Recommended preparation: Hydrology, fluid mechanics, fluid dynamics, GIS and exposure to modelling
Upon completion of this course, students will have acquireda broad and cross-disciplinary scientific knowledge on flood risk management;comprehensive knowledge base and understanding of the current theory and practice relating to flooding and flood management;fundamental knowledge leading to sound understanding of socio-economic issue related to flooding;broad scientific knowledge about conservation, restoration and management measures to overcome challenges imposed on water by humans and by climate change, and;extended knowledge on the basin-wide approach to flood risk management.
Subject to approval of the Director of Studies
This is a block taught course on the following dates:12, 13 and 19 April 201817 and 24 May 2018
Domestic fee $1,059.00
International Postgraduate fees
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
This course will not be offered if fewer than 5 people apply to enrol.
For further information see
Civil and Natural Resources Engineering.