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|MAS in Sustainable Water Resources |
The Master of Advanced Studies in Sustainable Water Resources is a 12 month full time postgraduate diploma programme. The focus of the programme is on issues of sustainability and water resources in Latin America, with special attention given to the impacts of development and climate change on water resources. The programme combines multidisciplinary coursework with high level research. Sample research topics include: water quality, water quantity, water for agriculture, water for the environment, adaptation to climate change, and integrated water resource management. Language: English. Credit hours: 66 ECTS.
For further information please visit: http://www.ifu.ethz.ch/MAS_SWR
|118-0101-00L||Water Resources Seminars |
Number of participants limited to 16.
Automatic admittance given to the MAS students.
|O||3 credits||3S||D. Molnar, P. Burlando|
|Abstract||The 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.|
|Objective||The 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.|
|Content||The 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 / Notice||For further information, contact the MAS coordinator, Darcy Molnar (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
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