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    River capacity and the influence on vegetation and habitat management
  • River capacity and the influence on vegetation and habitat management
  • River capacity and the influence on vegetation and habitat management
  • River capacity and the influence on vegetation and habitat management

River capacity and the influence on vegetation and habitat management

About this course

Type Classroom training
Level Specialist
Duration 1 day
Topic Infrastructure mgmt and operations

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The course provides an overview of how to estimate the capacity of rivers.

Summary

This course focusses on the use of a free-available tool, the Conveyance Estimation System (CES) designed to solve simple types of assessments. It covers a demonstration of the software use and hands-on exercises with real channels to familiarise attendees with the key concepts of estimating river capacity. The influence of vegetation on water levels and how to consider it and the estimation of flow parameters that influence the habitats are also discussed.

Course content

Who should attend?

Those working on flooding problems and the impacts of changes on river conditions caused by maintenance works (such as cutting of vegetation or dredging).

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course participants will understand:

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Course leader(s)

Marta Roca Collell

Marta Roca Collell

Principal Engineer

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Testimonials

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Practical exercises realistic and understandable."

"Well structured course ... with a good mix between explanation and exercises.

2016 delegates

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