Stochastics Hydrology

Course Information
TitleΣΤΟΧΑΣΤΙΚΗ ΥΔΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Stochastics Hydrology
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420000467

Programme of Study: PPS of School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2011-2012)

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Forest Technical and Hydronomic worksCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)116

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- Frequency and Risk Analyses in Hydrology - Applied Modeling of Hydrologic Time Series - Principles of time series modeling - Test of goodness of fit and forecasting
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Statistical analysis of hydrological variables. Frequency analysis of extreme values (Gumbel, Pearson type III, exponential distributions). Intensity-duration-frequency relationships. Hydrograph analysis. Rainfall-Runoff modeling methods. Rainfall temporal distribution. Unit, instant and synthetic hydrograph. Synthetic unit hydrographs. Hydrological modeling.
Statistical analysis of hydrological variables, Hydrograph analysis., Hydrological modeling
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Student Assessment
- Group research paper on Hydrologic issues - Final exams (January)
Student Assessment methods
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Applied Modeling of Hydrologic Time Series, J. Salas, J.W. Delleur, V. Yevjevich and W.L. Lane, (2nd edition), Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1987. Frequency and Risk Analysis in Hydrology, G.W. Kite, Water Resources Publications, 1977.
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