Course Information
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420001864

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other745
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)745

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours104
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. elaborate meterological and hydrological data 2. apply hydrologic models for the estimation of the components of the hydrologic cycle 3. develop hydrological study
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Hydrologic cycle. Precipitation. Measurement of precipitation and precipitation data analysis. Assessment processes of the components of the hydrologic cycle. Interception. Snow melt. Runoff. Catchment and drainage network characteristics. River flow data. Hydrograph, hydrograph analysis, effective rainfall, surface runoff and base flow. Streamflow measuring and streamflow data analysis. Flood runoff. Unit and synthetic hydrographs: investigation and their applications. Statistical analysis of hydrological data and frequency analysis of extreme values. Rainfall intensity - duration - frequency curves. Analysis of rainfall data. Impact of climate change and land use on the water balance. Flood routing. Soil erosion and sediment transport. Drought. Drought indicators. Drought risk analysis. Reservoir sizing and reservoir operation. Mathematical models in hydrology and analysis of rainfall - runoff models.
precipitation, runoff, hydrograph, flood, hydrologic models, reservoir sizing, water recourses management
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Teaching: Powerpoint. e-class platform: moodle. Laboratory exercises: Derivation of watershed physiographic information and hydrologic network with GIS, development of hydrologic studies.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Student Assessment
75% written exams 25% project
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Παπαμιχαήλ, Δ.Μ., 2001. "Τεχνική Υδρολογία Επιφανειακών Υδάτων", Εκδόσεις Γιαχούδη, Θεσσαλονίκη (κωδικός Εύδοξος: 8678).
Additional bibliography for study
Maidment, D.R., 1993. "Handbook of Hydrology". McGraw-Hill, Inc. Shaw, E.M., Beven, K.J., Chappell, N.A. and Lamb, R., 2011. "Hydrology in Practice", Fourth Edition, Spon Prees.
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