118-0101-00L  Water Resources Seminars

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersD. Molnar, P. Burlando
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 16.
Automatic admittance given to the MAS students.



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
118-0101-00 SWater Resources Seminars
Permission from lecturers required for all students.
Attendance is compulsory.
3 hrs
Tue08:50-11:30HIL D 60.1 »
D. Molnar, P. Burlando

Catalogue data

AbstractThe Seminar Series features invited experts from a wide range of disciplines, who will present their experiences working with water related topics in international settings. The students will be exposed to many different perspectives, and will be asked to apply the information they learn to specific case studies.
ObjectiveThe Seminar Series will provide students with background information on the wide range of topics related to water resources. The lectures will challenge the students to evaluate water resources and water resource management in new ways, using tools that have been successfully implemented in real case scenarios. The seminars will include theory, interactive discussions, and the assessment of methodologies. Student participation will be highly encouraged.
ContentThe Seminar Series is aimed at offering students the opportunity to learn about water resources in a multi-disciplinary fashion, with a focus on international examples. Selected topics will include: Water & Sanitation, Urban Water Management, Politics & International Water Management, Water Resources & Agriculture, Water Hazards (floods), Water Resources & Ecosystem Services, Integrated Water Resource Management, and Adaptation to Climate Change. For additional details see the course website Link.
Prerequisites / NoticeFor further information, contact the MAS coordinator, Darcy Molnar (Link)

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersP. Burlando, D. Molnar
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

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Groups

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Restrictions

GeneralPermission from lecturers required for all students
Places16 at the most
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupMAS ETH in Sustainable Water Resources (118000)
Waiting listuntil 22.09.2017

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ProgrammeSectionType
MAS in Sustainable Water ResourcesFoundation CoursesOInformation