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ENSCI 5160: Hydrologic Modeling and Analysis

(Dual-listed with GEOL 4160/ ENSCI 4160/ MTEOR 4160). (Cross-listed with GEOL 5160/ MTEOR 5160).
Credits: 3. Contact Hours: Lecture 2, Laboratory 3.

Study of the basic principles of hydrologic modeling, including rainfall-runoff analysis, lumped and distributed modeling, conceptual and physical models, parameter estimation and sensitivity analysis, input and validation data, uncertainty analysis, and the use of models in surface water hydrology. A range of common models are applied to study hydrologic topics such as flood forecasting and land use change impacts. Previous experience with Matlab or other programming language is needed. Offered odd-numbered years. (Typically Offered: Spring)