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Environmental Flows


The course presents the concept of environmental flows (EF) for freshwater biodiversity and livelihoods, explains methods of EF assessment, and reviews existing EF-related national and global policy documents and processes.

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Course Start

Dec 10, 2020

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Course End

Dec 10, 2021

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Length

05:00

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Certificate

No

About this Course

The course presents the concept of environmental flows (EF) for freshwater biodiversity and livelihoods, explains methods of EF assessment, and reviews existing EF-related national and global policy documents and processes.

What you will learn

After completing the course, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the science behind the concept of EF.
  • Become familiar with existing approaches for EF assessment.
  • Become familiar with existing national and global EF-related policies.

Specific knowledge and skills gained:

  • Key concepts underpinning Flood forecasting and early warning.
  • International efforts in flood risk mitigation through FEWS.

Target audience:

The course can be a component of a relevant full M Sc.-level study program. It can be also useful for i) water practitioners engaged in continuing learning and for ii) policy actors in developing countries who need a first and general exposure to the EF concept.

Meet the instructors

  1. Course Number

    INWEH-08
  2. Classes Start

  3. Classes End

  4. Estimated Effort

    05:00
  5. Language

    English
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