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STANDARD TRAINING COURSES


CLIMATE CHANGE AND FLOODING The ACADEMY by DHI provides training courses and packages that enable you to develop flexible and robust strategies for adaptation to climate change and for handling various scenarios. Thus, we provide training relating to, for example, urban climate change, flooding of rivers, flood forecasting and early warning, coastal flooding and safe drinking water and planning. We also provide training in using our software tools to improve your activities related to flooding, thereby enabling you to choose optimal solutions to complex problems. The climate is changing and becoming more uncertain. Some areas are bound to get wetter with more flooding and other places to become drier with a serious need of water. Early warning and forecasting of floods is vital for future generations and crucial for efficient emergency response and contingency action planning. Water quality in general and the supply of safe drinking water in particular is deeply affected by climate change and flooding. Flexible management, tools and strategies are vital.


STANDARD TRAINING COURSES #01

MIKE FLOOD - Integrated 1D and 2D river flood modelling

#02

MIKE FLOOD - Integrated 1D and 2D urban flood modelling

#03

MIKE FLOOD - Integrated pipes, channels and surface modelling

#04

FLOOD MODELLING WITH FLEXIBLE MESH (FM) - Take your flood modelling a step further

#05

MIKE HYDRO RIVER - Advanced hydrodynamic modelling

#06

WATER RESOURCES INFORMATION MANAGEMENT - Introduction to information management using MIKE INFO

#07

FLOOD FORECASTING AND EARLY WARNING - Introduction to real-time forecasting systems using MIKE OPERATIONS

#08

FLOOD FORECASTING AND EARLY WARNING - Configuring real-time forecasting systems using MIKE OPERATIONS

#09

FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT - How to prepare for and manage floods

#10

SCREENING OF URBAN FLOOD RISK - Cost-effective mapping of urban flood risk using MIKE 21 Flood Screening Tool (FST)

#11

MODELLING OF STORM WATER FOR GREEN CITIES - Methods and structures

#12

PREPARATION OF RADAR RAINFALL ESTIMATES FOR MODELLING - Using Local Area Weather Radar (LAWR)

#13

URBAN DRAINAGE MASTER PLANNING (UDMP) - Modelling and the development of urban areas

#14

SUSTAINABLE CITIES FOR WATER MANAGERS - Introduction to integrated urban water management (IUWM)

#15

URBAN FLOODING - ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT - Preparing for flooding and the impact of climate change on your city

#16

COASTAL FLOODING - ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT - Preparing for flooding and the impact of climate change on your coasts

#17

SHORELINE MANAGEMENT - How to protect and develop our coasts!

#18

WATER RESOURCES AND CLIMATE CHANGE - Impact and adaptation studies

#19

INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (IWRM) - An IWRM and climate change adaptation practitioners

#20

INTEGRATED CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT - Hydrology, management and decision making in a catchment with

#21

PHYSICAL MODELLING OF MARINE STRUCTURES - When, why and how!

#22

REMOTE SENSING - Get the full picture using satellite images!


COURSE DESCRIPTION

MIKE FLOOD Integrated 1D and 2D river flood modelling

This two-day, hands-on course aims to teach you river flood modelling by integrating the 1D river model (MIKE HYDRO River) and 2D overland flow model (MIKE 21). The emphasis is on establishing a 2D overland flow model followed by coupling the 1D and 2D model components to simulate the fully integrated flow dynamics between main rivers and surrounding flood plain areas.

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River and coastal flooding often occurs as results of river overflow, high rainfall intensity in the catchment area, dam/dike breach, ocean storm surge or as a combination of these phenomena. The risks of flooding are amplified by the expected effects of climate change.

MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems.

MIKE FLOOD is a comprehensive modelling package covering all the major aspects of flood modelling and a tool for understanding river and coastal flooding, analysing scenarios and testing mitigation measures. MIKE FLOOD integrates flood plains, streets, rivers, coastal areas and sewer/storm water systems into one package. COURSE TOPICS 

Introduction to 2D overland flow modelling with MIKE 21

Building bathymetries

Preparing MIKE HYDRO River models for coupling with MIKE 21

MIKE FLOOD graphical editor

Coupling of 1D and 2D models

1D-2D linkage options

Stability issues

Tips and troubleshooting with model coupling

Results viewing and presentation

Hands-on exercises

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES

THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training.

Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, and product safety and environmental risk. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

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Professionals involved in flood management, flood risk assessment or other flood related studies. Participants must be acquainted with the basic functionalities of MIKE HYDRO River prior to the course either through experience or through participation in the MIKE HYDRO River course 'Introduction to river and channel modelling'.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

MIKE FLOOD Integrated 1D and 2D urban flood modelling

This two-day, hands-on course aims to teach you urban flood modelling by integrating the 1D urban drainage model (MU CS) and 2D overland flow model (MIKE 21). The emphasis is on establishing a 2D overland flow model followed by coupling the 1D and 2D model components to simulate the fully integrated flow dynamics between sewage/storm water systems and surface areas.

THE ACADEMY BY DHI

Urban flooding often occurs as a result of insufficient storm drainage capacity, river overflows, storm surge or as a combination of these phenomena. The risks of flooding are amplified by the expected effects of climate change.

MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems.

MIKE FLOOD is a comprehensive modelling package covering all the major aspects of flood modelling and a tool for understanding urban flooding, analysing scenarios and testing mitigation measures. MIKE FLOOD integrates flood plains, streets, rivers, coastal areas and sewer/storm water systems into one package. COURSE TOPICS 

Introduction to 2D overland flow modelling with MIKE 21

Building urban bathymetries

Preparing MIKE URBAN models for coupling with MIKE 21

MIKE FLOOD graphical editor

Coupling of 1D and 2D models with MIKE Zero

Coupling 1D and 2D models with MIKE URBAN 2D Overland Flow

1D-2D linkage options; stability issues

Tips and troubleshooting with model coupling

Results viewing and presentation

Hands-on exercises

THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training.

Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, and product safety and environmental risk. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Professionals involved in urban drainage, flood management, flood risk assessment or other flood related studies. Participants must be acquainted with the basic functionalities of MIKE URBAN COLLECTION SYSTEMS (MU CS) prior to the course either through experience or through participation in the MU CS course ‘Introduction to modelling of collection systems'.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

MIKE FLOOD Integrated pipes, channels and surface modelling

This three-day, hands-on course aims to teach you the integration of the 1D urban drainage model (MU CS), 1D river model (MIKE HYDRO River) and the 2D overland model (MIKE 21) into one comprehensive dynamically coupled model. The emphasis is on establishing a 2D overland flow model followed by coupling of the 1D and 2D components to simulate the fully integrated flow dynamics between sewage/storm water systems, open channels and surface areas. Flooding often occurs as a result of high rainfall intensity in the catchment area, insufficient storm drainage capacity, river overflows, dam/dike breach, storm surge or as a combination of these phenomena. The risks of flooding are amplified by the expected effects of climate change. MIKE FLOOD is a comprehensive modelling package covering all major aspects of flood modelling and is a tool for understanding flooding, analysing scenarios and testing mitigation measures. MIKE FLOOD integrates flood plains, streets, rivers, and littoral and sewer/storm water systems into one package. COURSE TOPICS 

Introduction to 2D overland flow modelling with MIKE 21

Building urban bathymetries

Preparing MIKE URBAN models for coupling

Preparing MIKE HYDRO River models for coupling

MIKE FLOOD graphical editor

Coupling 1D and 2D models (3 ways)

1D-2D and 1D-1D linkage options; stability issues

Tips and troubleshooting with model coupling

Results viewing and presentation

Hands-on exercises

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES

THE ACADEMY BY DHI THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training. MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems. Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, and product safety and environmental risk. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

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Professionals involved in flood management, flood risk assessment or other flood related studies. Participants must be acquainted with the basic functionalities of MIKE HYDRO River and MIKE URBAN COLLECTION SYSTEMS (MU CS) prior to the course either through experience or through participation in the MIKE HYDRO River course 'Introduction to river and channel modelling' and the MU CS course 'Introduction to the modelling of collection systems'.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

FLOOD MODELLING WITH FLEXIBLE MESH (FM) Take your flood modelling a step further

This two-day, hands-on course aims to teach you how to improve your flood modelling projects by using flexible meshes. The emphasis is on the added value of using flexible meshes compared to rectangular grids. However, advanced features of MIKE 21 FM and MIKE FLOOD for riverine and urban floods are also included. Time is dedicated to address your issues from your own experience.

THE ACADEMY BY DHI

Flooding often occurs as a result of high rainfall intensity in the catchment area, insufficient storm drainage capacity, river overflows, dam/dike breach, storm surge or as a combination of these phenomena. The risks of flooding are amplified by the expected effects of climate change.

MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems.

MIKE FLOOD is a comprehensive modelling package covering all major aspects of flood modelling and is a tool for understanding flooding, analysing scenarios and testing mitigation measures. MIKE FLOOD integrates flood plains, streets, rivers, and littoral and sewer/storm water systems into one package. COURSE TOPICS 

Flexible mesh generation

Optimising a mesh to reduce simulation times

Parallel computing for improved performances

Controlling banks and dike descriptions

Specific 1D-2D coupling features with MIKE 21 FM

Stability issues

Tips and troubleshooting with model coupling

Analysing results and volume balance for a coupled simulation

Post-processing tools for flood applications

Open discussions

Hands-on exercises

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES

THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training.

Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, product safety and environmental risk, etc. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

LEARN MORE AND CONTACT US

Professionals involved in flood management, flood risk assessment or other flood related studies. Participants must be acquainted with the functionalities of MIKE FLOOD either through experience or through participation in the courses ‘MIKE FLOOD - Integrated 1D and 2D river flood modelling’ and/or ‘MIKE FLOOD Integrated 1D and 2D urban flood modelling’.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

MIKE HYDRO RIVER Advanced hydrodynamic modelling

The aim of this two-day, hands-on course is to enhance your skills in developing more advanced river models for flood plain studies, irrigation systems, and complex river networks with hydraulic structures and advanced control of operational gates, etc. The more advanced computational features of MIKE HYDRO River allows you to build complex models used for e.g. Quasi 2D flood modelling, modelling of advanced composite structures from combined standard structures or to simulate dynamic structures like dam-breaks or operational structures. MIKE HYDRO River covers a wide range of application areas such as structure and reservoir operations, flooding, flood forecasting and flood management, water quality, dam break analysis, pollution transport, salinity intrusion and sediment transport in rivers, canals, wetlands and other water bodies. The wide range of add-on modules allows you to build your own personal river modelling tool box. COURSE TOPICS 

MIKE HYDRO River

Simple and complex hydraulic structures including operation and control

Flood plain modelling and mapping

Model calibration

Model stability

Introduction to rainfall-runoff modelling and coupling to the hydrodynamic river model

Tips and tricks (modelling performance, tools)

Examples and case studies

Integrated modelling with MIKE HYDRO River

Hands-on exercises

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES

THE ACADEMY BY DHI THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training. MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems. Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, product safety and environmental risk, etc. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

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Professionals who wish to enhance their skills in order to develop advanced hydrodynamic river model applications. Participants must be acquainted with the basic functionalities of MIKE HYDRO River prior to the course either through experience or through participation in the MIKE HYDRO River course 'Introduction to river and channel modelling'.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

WATER RESOURCES INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Introduction to Information Management using MIKE INFO

This two-day, hands-on course gives you a sound knowledge of information management ‘Best Practices’ appropriate for the integration into authorities’ water management decision support processes. You will learn about our successful approach for creating powerful knowledge-based systems tailored to your specific needs. The course gives you ample opportunity to share experiences with other participants and relate course topics to your own needs. The value of data increases significantly if it can be successfully turned into useful information and knowledge. This requires a flexible data capture and storage system that is easily accessible in order to display and produce a wide spectrum of analyses and client-oriented data publications. COURSE TOPICS 

Data and information management best practices

Integration with water resources management practices

Configuration of systems to support specific needs

Data linkage and data capture from distributed data sources

Data auditing, including data quality checks and logging of data changes

Data processing, including rating curve analysis and gap-filling

Working with multi-disciplinary data and creating environmental indicators

Working with time series data in a spatial context

Introduction to MIKE INFO’s many generic components, including the powerful scripting and GIS

Creation of user defined analyses, displays and reports

Document storage to keep track of mission critical files and documents

How MIKE INFO can complement our MIKE modelling products

THE ACADEMY BY DHI THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training. MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems. Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, and product safety and environmental risk. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Engineers and managers working in data collecting organisations or organisations relying on data as part of their decision making process. It is an advantage, but no condition, that participants have previous experience with water management, data acquisition system and basic ICT knowledge.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

FLOOD FORECASTING AND EARLY WARNING Introduction to real-time forecasting systems using MIKE OPERATIONS

This one-day course gives you an introduction to flood forecasting focusing on how they are built and used by managers and operators during emergency situations. This course will give you a broad understanding of the state-of-the-art real-time flood forecasting and early warning systems and how they help authorities disseminate timely and reliable warnings to the public. You will learn about our successful approach for creating powerful forecasting and early warning systems and how a system can be configured to meet your specific needs. You will understand the key steps involved in building and implementing flood forecasting systems by flood management authorities and discuss real world examples of how to run the systems during emergency situations. The course will give you ample opportunity to share experiences and discuss relate course topics related to your own needs. When reliable flood information can be developed quickly and safely into early warning and response actions, the benefits of forecasts and warnings increase significantly. This helps mitigate human suffering as well as reduces significantly infrastructure damages and loss of productivity. COURSE TOPICS 

Real-time operational flood forecasting and early warning Best Practices

Real-time data and information management Best Practices

Key features and functionality of a flood forecasting system

Data management and auditing such as data quality and logging of data changes

Configuration of early warning system, including set-up of automated alerts and flood bulletins and reports

Running flood mitigation scenarios during emergency situations

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES

THE ACADEMY BY DHI THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training. MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems. Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, product safety and environmental risk, etc. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

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Managers and system operators who rely on relevant and timely information during flood emergency situations. It is an advantage, but no condition, that participants have previous experience with water modelling.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

FLOOD FORECASTING AND EARLY WARNING Configuring real-time forecasting systems using MIKE OPERATIONS

This two-day, hands-on course gives you a thorough understanding of the stateof-the-art of real-time flood forecasting and early warning systems and how they help authorities disseminate timely and reliable warnings to the public. You will learn about our successful approach for creating powerful forecasting and early warning systems and how you can configure a system to meet your specific needs. You will receive hands-on training in the MIKE OPERATIONS product. You will learn how to create the automated jobs that run behind the scene and how to configure a user interface for operators. The latter is specifically designed to cope with the peak hours of flood forecasting centres. The course will give you ample opportunity to share experiences and discuss relate course topics related to your own needs. When reliable flood information can be developed quickly and safely into early warning and response actions, the benefits of forecasts and warnings increase significantly. This helps mitigate human suffering as well as reduces significantly infrastructure damages and loss of productivity.

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COURSE TOPICS 

Real-time operational flood forecasting and early warning Best Practices

Real-time data and information management Best Practices

Configuration of systems to support specific needs, including creating data interfaces to external data sources

Time series analyses and visualisation

Data management and auditing such as data quality and logging of data changes

Creating and scheduling jobs to automate common work flows

Configuration of early warning system, including set-up of automated alerts and flood bulletins and reports

Running flood mitigation scenarios during emergency situations

Scripting tools based on Python for developing user defined tools

THE ACADEMY BY DHI THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training. MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems. Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, and product safety and environmental risk. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Professionals such as system configurators and operators working with real-time flood forecasting and early warning systems. It is an advantage, but no condition, that participants have previous experience with water modelling, data acquisition systems, and basic ICT knowledge. courses@dhigroup.com www.theacademybydhi.com


COURSE DESCRIPTION

FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT How to prepare for and manage floods

In this this one-day, thematic course we aim to provide you with an overview of integrated solutions available to allow you to address disaster risk management with respect to floods. How can you make a difference in preparing and subsequently manage floods. Disasters are of concern for almost all countries and are growing in terms of people affected and economic losses. A majority of all disasters today are related to hydro-meteorological factors, with floods (inland and coastal) as the main factor causing disasters. A changing climate will increase the risks for many regions. In recent years several floods have resulted in severe damage and health problems due to lack of timely and coordinated communication and lack of preparedness of local government and support services. The missing integration of knowledge and dissemination of information causes greater damage and hence costs. COURSE TOPICS 

What is disaster risk management

Prevention and mitigation of floods

Improving preparedness

Prediction and warning,

Response in form of flood maps and dissemination of information to the public

Presentation of integrated solutions for flood risk management

Examples of local/regional/international cases

Legislative framework (optional and depending on the office)

THE ACADEMY BY DHI THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training. MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems. Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, product safety and environmental risk, etc. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES

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Managers and professionals involved in flood management and flood risk management. It is preferable but no condition that participants have previous experience with water management, hydrology and models.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

SCREENING OF URBAN FLOOD RISK Cost-effective mapping of urban flood risk using MIKE 21 Flood Screening Tool (FST)

In this one-day course you will learn to apply a methodology (using MIKE 21 FST) by which only the surface runoff of the excess part of the rainfall volume is modelled. This enables you to map large geographic areas with limited time and effort. The course includes a step-by-step review of the modelling approach from initial DEM processing to result presentation as well as hands-on exercises.

THE ACADEMY BY DHI

Mapping the effects of extreme rain events can be time consuming and thereby costly if models of storm water systems for entire cities are to be established. In many cases, necessary information on the geometry of pipes and gullies is also unavailable. During an extreme rain event, only a limited portion of the rain volume is gathered by the existing storm water system or has time to infiltrate.

MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems.

Floods caused by extreme rain events are an increasing problem for cities of all sizes world-wide. Densifying of urban developments and climate change are stress factors which increase the pressure to deal with the problems. Pluvial flooding and climate change are new topics on most city planners’ agendas. COURSE TOPICS 

Introduction to pluvial flooding

Overview of pluvial flood modelling tools and techniques - advantages and disadvantages

Data need and their use

Processing and preparation of digital elevation model (DEM)

Case studies

Result presentation

Mapping flood risks, values and economic costs related to flooding

Strategies to manage surface runoff within existing and planned developments

Hands-on exercises with MIKE 21 FST

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Professionals who work with city planning, climate change, risk assessment and software tools for flood management in municipalities, regional organisations, water supply and sewage companies. Priority is given to participants with computer modelling experience. It is preferable but no condition that participants have knowledge of MIKE 21 and ArcGIS.

THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training.

Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, and product safety and environmental risk. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

MODELLING OF STORM WATER FOR GREEN CITIES Methods and structures

This two-day course gives you an introduction to different approaches to the modelling of various types of green infrastructure in MIKE URBAN and their effect on different types of storm events. In addition, you are also introduced to storm water quality and modelling thereof as well as storm water quality treatment options. The course encompasses all types of the green infrastructure practices on the local level thus including bio-retention cells, rain gardens, green roofs, infiltration trenches, permeable pavements, rain barrels and vegetative swales. In recent years we have experienced increased focus on making cities water sustainable. Today many cities strive towards integrating the entire urban water cycle into the urban planning. In this way, environmental degradation is minimised and the aesthetic and recreational appeal of the cities improved. Concurrently, cities also need to adapt to a changing climate. Cities and water utilities need to be able to quantify and document the effects of introducing green infrastructure, for instance in relation to climate change adaptation options, the improvement of water quality in recipients and rainwater harvesting in cities with water shortage.

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COURSE TOPICS 

Modelling of green solutions at screening level

Modelling the different elements of a green infrastructure at a detailed hydraulic level

On-going developments in urban storm water modelling with MIKE URBAN

How to couple the green solutions with an existing drainage network

Storm water quality and the modelling thereof

Applying treatment water quality measures to various types of green infrastructure

Result viewing and analysis

Hands-on exercises

THE ACADEMY BY DHI THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training. MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems. Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, product safety and environmental risk, etc. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Professionals who are experienced MIKE URBAN users and who are working with storm water projects or planning to do so. Participants must be acquainted with the basic functionalities of MIKE URBAN COLLECTION SYSTEMS (MU CS) prior to the course either through experience or through participation in the MU CS course ‘Introduction to modelling of collection systems'. courses@dhigroup.com www.theacademybydhi.com


COURSE DESCRIPTION

PREPARATION OF RADAR RAINFALL ESTIMATES FOR MODELLING SYSTEMS Using Local Area Weather Radar (LAWR) This one-day, hands-on course gives you a detailed insight into real time usage of rainfall information retrieved from LAWR (Local Area Weather Radar) radars. The aim is to enable you to understand the possibilities and limitations in using radar data to estimate rainfall intensities and to set up a data collection and transformation system for preparation of data for the modelling systems demonstrated using Excel. Radar estimates of rainfall are based on an indirect measurement principle, where echoes of raindrop cross-sections in the sky are transformed to intensities at ground level. Since the echo of many small drops may correspond to the echo of fewer larger drops, the process includes adjusting the estimated rainfall intensities to intensities derived from rain-gauge measurements on ground – the so-called Bias Adjustment. COURSE TOPICS 

Introduction to rainfall measurements

Introduction to the radar equation

The Marshall-Palmer equation

From dBZ to mm/h using Marshall-Palmer

Minimum detectability

Adjusting the radar constant using ground measurements

Compensating for rainfall types and local conditions using Bias Adjustment

Uncertainties in rainfall estimates

Hands-on exercises

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Professionals who wish to enhance their skills to include setting up a reliable adaptation of radar rainfall for application in run-off models.

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URBAN DRAINAGE MASTER PLANNING (UDMP) Modelling and the development of urban areas

The purpose of this two-day, thematic course is to give you an understanding of urban drainage master planning (UDMP) and the procedures and tools available for its design, assessment, implementation and development. In the past master plans of sewerage and water courses consisted of individual, isolated and fragmented plans for a city or urban area, which often turned out to become a costly and not sustainable approach for city managers and professionals involved in urban planning. Urban Drainage Master Planning (UDMP) signifies an integrated approach to the drainage of urbanised areas as a whole. UDMP combines a number of interrelated activities and tasks focusing on urban catchment, collection system, waste water treatment plant and receiving waters. COURSE TOPICS 

Introduction to UDMP: concepts, principles and approaches

Current legislation

Climate change impacts

Overview of the techniques and tools available for UDMP

Input data processing

Application of monitoring results

Advanced simulation models

Engineering solutions related to the general urban concept (eg. storm water management, urban flooding, investment planning, best management practices)

Results presentation tools

Hands-on exercises

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Participants should be acquainted with the basic functionalities of MIKE URBAN prior to the course either through experience or through participation in the MIKE URBAN courses 'MIKE URBAN COLLECTION SYSTEMS - Introduction to modelling of collection systems' and 'MIKE URBAN WATER DISTRIBUTION Modelling of water distribution systems'.

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SUSTAINABLE CITIES FOR WATER MANAGERS Introduction to Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM)

This three-day, thematic course supplies professionals with an introduction to Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM). It covers drinking water, storm water and wastewater management as well as water demand management. By 2015 more than half of the world’s population is expected to live in urban areas with immense pressure on urban resources and infrastructure. This process drives the need for sustainable Integrated Urban Water for water resources in cities. It is imperative to adopt measures that enhance sustainability, reduce risks, increase safety and reduce costs of urban infrastructure, from planning to operation. Implementation of such solutions worldwide has proven to be a major step towards securing the sustainable development of the city through the optimised protection and use of scarce water resources and the safe delivery of clean water. COURSE TOPICS 

Climate Change adaptation and urban flooding

Monitoring and using On-line information

Storm water management

Network planning

Inflow and infiltration - issues and solutions

Waste water treatment and energy optimisation

Drinking water and water demand management

Decision Support Systems for analysis and optimisation and resource assessments

Bathing and recreational waters within the city

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Professionals in the field of urban water management: city managers, water utility managers, and planners active in the fields of urban development schemes, optimisation and improved operation.

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Modelling tools are not included in the course. Topics included are dealt with at an introductory level and do not require modelling skills.

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URBAN FLOODING - ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT Preparing for flooding and the impact of climate change on your city

This two-day course focuses on climate change and flooding with an emphasis on tools for analysing impacts of climate changes in urban areas. Thus, you learn about the practical application of flood management tools and their constraints, as well as how to develop flood risk assessments and maps. The course includes presentations, discussions and hands-on exercises in using the different software tools to support risk assessment. City water planners and decision makers have to adapt to a changing climate. Climate change is expected to change the distribution of precipitation in both time and space. This will change the flood risk profile of all cities. Accordingly, cities and water utilities need to decide which adaptation measures to prioritise and implement. Climate change assessment often requires integrated modelling of flooding. This is a combined result of local heavy rainfall, overtopping river or coastal flooding. Flood modelling and risk assessment – based on software tools ranging from simple GIS analysis to coupled 1D-2D hydrodynamic modelling – are important for decision makers in order to minimise the costs related to extreme flooding. COURSE TOPICS 

Global and regional climate change models and predictions of climate changes

Combined flood risks from sewers, rivers, lakes and the sea

Overview of flood modelling techniques

FLOOD TOOL BOX: presentation and practical use of various methods and tools to assess the current and future flood risk of urban areas

Different types of data and their use

Mapping flood risks, values and economic costs related to flooding

Methods to evaluate the effectiveness of proposed adaptation measures

Cases of tackling climate change challenges through active control rather than through traditional methods of upgrading

Examples of international urban flooding and climate change adaptation

Hands-on exercises (related to FLOOD TOOL BOX, mapping flood risks, cost-benefit analyses)

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Professionals who work with adaptation to climate change, risk assessment and software tools for flood management in water supply and sewage companies, municipalities, regional organisations, river basin organisations. Priority is given to participants with computer modelling experience. It is preferable but no condition that participants have knowledge of MIKE FLOOD, ArcGIS, MIKE URBAN (or MOUSE) prior to the course.

THE ACADEMY BY DHI THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training. MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems. Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, product safety and environmental risk, etc. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

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COASTAL FLOODING - ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT Preparing for flooding and the impact of climate change on your coasts

In this two-day, thematic course we teach you how to develop coastal flood risk assessments and maps. The course focusses on the estimation of extreme marine events, as well as introduction to the practical application of flood management tools. The effect of climate change on coastal floods is also discussed. Modelling tools are introduced through examples and project cases. The course contains presentations and discussions, but hands-on exercises are not included. Populations increase on the coasts all over the world, putting in danger a growing number of people facing the coastal flooding risk. Climate change further increases this risk. Coastal flood risk assessment is vital for decision makers in order to monitor urbanization and to minimise the costs related to extreme flooding. This assessment requires integrated analysis of extreme sea conditions, overtopping, assessment of flow through breaches and over dikes, as well flood hazard mapping. COURSE TOPICS 

Overview of tools for coastal floods analysis

What to request and expect from a model

Assessment of extreme marine events : - Definition of statistical water levels and wave heights from coastal models - Use of joint probabilities

How to set up a flood model

Definition of boundary conditions : overtopping, overflows, flow through breaches

Mapping flood risks, values and economic costs related to flooding

Methods to evaluate the effectiveness of proposed adaptation measures

Examples of coastal flooding projects

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Professionals working with adaptation to climate change, risk assessment and software tools for flood and waves management. It is preferable, but no condition, that participants have previous experience with shoreline management, statistical analysis and models.

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SHORELINE MANAGEMENT How to protect and develop our coasts!

The aim of this two-day, thematic course is to provide professionals involved in shoreline management with an understanding of the available tools and procedures that can help creating a sustainable management of the physical environment in the coastal zone. The course may be extended to three-day course including a one-day field trip to relevant coastal site (upon request).

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An increasing number of conflicts in coastal areas are caused by the extensive development of industry, infrastructure and tourism development projects. In addition, many other human activities deprive our shores of a natural supply of sand, such as coastal protection works, river regulation works, sand mining on beaches and in rivers and the on-going sea level rise.

MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems.

Coastal environments are transient, continuously reshaped by the natural processes of the waves, tides, surges, erosion and deposition.

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COURSE TOPICS 

Introduction to shoreline management

Coastal processes and classification

Climate changes and the coastal zone

Causes of coastal erosion and beach degradation

Shore and coast protection concepts

Shoreline impact assessment

Water front developments

Optimisation of port layout on littoral transport coasts

Introduction to numerical modelling (MIKE 21 SW, LITTORAL PROCESSES 1D)

A one-day field trip to relevant coastal site (optional)

THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training.

Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, product safety and environmental risk, etc. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Professionals in the fields of coastal consulting, master planning, and coastal administration active in the areas of shoreline management, planning of coastal development schemes and port planning. It is preferable, but no condition, that participants have a background in sediment transport investigations and a good understanding of the coastal processes.

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WATER RESOURCES AND CLIMATE CHANGE Impact and adaption studies

In this three-day, thematic course you will as a water resources professional be introduced to climate change, climate change estimations and assessment of the uncertainties. You will learn how to assess the impacts of climate change on the water resources through the use of hydrological modelling tools. The courses will also focus on the identification of adaptation measures with particular emphasis on flood and droughts. The relationship between climate change and water resources is one of the most crucial for our society and for a wide variety of ecosystems. The understanding of climate change impacts for water resources is crucial for economic and social development. The challenge for decision makers and stakeholders in the water sector is to understand these climate changes, to determine where and how regions and sectors are vulnerable and to establish the best possible adaptation measures. COURSE TOPICS 

Brief introduction to climate change

General Circulation models vs. Regional Climate Models

Downscaling methods (statistical and dynamical downscaling)

CC projections including uncertainty estimation

Estimation of Delta-change factors

Estimation of future hydro-meteorological time series

Impact assessment using rainfall-runoff modelling

Identification of adaptation measures

Environmental, social, and economic indicators

Hands-on exercises

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Water resources professionals interested in climate change and its impact on the water resources and who would want to use this knowledge in relation to water resources assessment, management and planning.

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INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT An IWRM and Climate Change Adaptation Practitioners Course

This three-day thematic course teaches you how to analyse, formulate, and implement water policies, plans and programmes using an Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) approach. The course focuses on tools to implement IWRM – the enabling environment, institutional roles and management instruments. The aim of the course is to enhance your ability to undertake IWRM with special reference to catchment (watershed, river basin) management and ecosystems. Within management instruments the emphasis is on the MIKE Powered by DHI modelling tools for building decision support systems (eg MIKE INFO, MIKE OPERATIONS, MIKE HYDRO). The requirements related to climate change, vulnerability and risk management are considered and international cases studies and lessons are drawn upon. IWRM is a coordinated approach to land and water resources management at international (transboundary), national and at local scales. The global use of water for households, industries and irrigation is growing and to meet the needs there is a demand for better understanding of water resources and for sharing water more efficiently among different groups of users.

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COURSE TOPICS 

IWRM and Climate Change, concepts and approaches (GWP ToolBox)

IWRM implementation aspects

Management tools, models and their application

Information and decision support systems

River basin, transboundary water management and modelling

Climate change and adaptation options

Establish challenges and set priorities using the Water Rapid Impact Assessment Matrix (RIAM)

How to take the principles from IWRM into the MIKE modelling tools for building decision support systems (eg MIKE INFO, MIKE OPERATIONS, MIKE HYDRO)

Demonstration and use of Aqua Republica – a serious game for the promotion of participatory water resources management

IWRM, ecosystem approaches and environmental flows

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Water resource professionals including water managers, water resource engineers, hydrologists, hydro-geologists and water resource modellers. Participants are expected to have previous experience with water management and/or hydrology.

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INTEGRATED CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT Hydrology, management and decision making in a catchment with competing uses

In this this three-day, thematic course we aim to enable you to address suitable holistic integrated catchment management. The course focusses on the challenges of surface water and groundwater resources management at catchment scale, as well as managing competing uses and environmental impacts. Catchment hydrology and its implications on water management is discussed. Decision support tools and modelling tools are introduced through examples and project cases. Hands-on exercises are not included. Water resources are under increasing stress from growing populations, intensification of agriculture, and climate change. Catchment management is vital to water use permitting, setting allocation limits, defining permissible loads and environmental impacts, and making water sharing strategies. To achieve holistic integrated catchment management, water managers and planners must address groundwater and surface water interaction as well as the impact of land use and climate change on water resources. COURSE TOPICS 

Specific water management targets and criteria

Water use, conflicts and resources

Understanding the catchment

Assessment and modelling tools

What to request and expect from a model

From data and models to decision variables

From planning to on-line

Examples from planning and on-line project cases

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- conceptual model development - integrated models

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- decision support, scenarios and indicators

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES Water resource professionals including water managers, water resource engineers, hydrologists, hydro-geologists and water resource modellers. It is preferable, but no condition, that participants have previous experience with water management, hydrology and models.

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PHYSICAL MODELLING OF MARINE STRUCTURES When, why and how!

The aim of this four-day, thematic course is to introduce you to the basic principles of scale modelling and the methodologies involved. The main focus is on our wave generation and acquisition system Wave Synthesizer and wave analysis software within the MIKE Zero software. Physical modelling is a recognised and well established technique for hydraulic studies. It bridges the gap between what can be simulated accurately using numerical models and the real world. It also facilitates the calibration of numerical models and increases confidence in future predictions. When designing coastal, harbour and other marine structures it is a challenge to secure resilience against wind, water and storms as well as long-term stability. A number of hydraulic structures with water/structure/land interaction cannot be modelled numerically in a sufficient way manner. Accordingly, our physical laboratories provide test facilities. COURSE TOPICS 

Cases suitable for physical modelling

Scaling laws

Metocean design conditions including climate change scenarios

Wave generation and analysis

Choice of scale and scaling model and materials used

Stability testing of coastal structures in 2D and 3D

Modelling impact forces

Modelling vessel movements and mooring forces

Model tests execution and results documentation

Hands-on experience in designing and conducting coastal lab experiments

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TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES

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Professionals employed at physical modelling laboratories or engineers carrying out supervision of model tests at physical modelling facilities for our clients.

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Participants should preferably have a background in coastal, port or marine engineering and management. Some experience in using results of physical modelling is preferable but no condition.

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REMOTE SENSING Get the full picture using satellite images!

This one-day course provides you with valuable insight into the rapidly evolving remote sensing technology based on dozens of earth observation satellites in orbit at the moment. You will learn how remote sensing information is becoming much more accessible and how it can easily be integrated into MIKE Powered by DHI or GIS software.

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The lack of reliable data to calibrate and validate models is often a challenge, especially in ungauged catchments or remote parts of the world. This can often be overcome using remote sensing information input.

MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems.

Satellite images provide valuable information across time and space, about flood events, oil spills, algae blooms, deforestation and other environmental issues. Satellites can be used to generate baseline conditions, up-to-date maps of land cover and urban development, and images can provide information about current conditions. COURSE TOPICS 

Introduction to remote sensing and digital image processing

Data types, sensors and satellites, data prices and availability

Data pre-processing (radiometric and geometric calibration)

Remote sensing of water resources

Remote sensing of urban environments

Remote sensing of coastal and marine environments

Image classification and change detection

Digital Elevation Models from satellite

Hands-on exercises accessing and using satellite images

THE ACADEMY offers a palette of courses and capacity building packages designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training.

Thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, product safety and environmental risk, etc. Our trainers are experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their fields. The use of highly skilled trainers guarantees the quality of THE ACADEMY courses.

TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES

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Professionals in the fields of water resources, urban planning, coastal and marine management, ecosystem modelling and environmental science. It is preferable that participants have basic knowledge of GIS (Geographic Information Systems).

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THE ACADEMY BY DHI GLOBAL TRAINING AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING ACTIVITIES THE ACADEMY by DHI embraces all DHI’s global training and knowledge sharing activities. We develop and arrange training packages and facilitate access to research results, expert fora, networks, partnerships and technology. We share our experiences with our partners in order to make a difference in the world’s water environments. Through THE ACADEMY we invite you to join the thousands of water professionals and organisations, who every year participate in our global training and capacity development activities as well as MIKE Powered by DHI user group meetings, seminars and conferences. The activities are run by our experienced trainers and facilitators. We offer a palette of courses, capacity development packages and workshops all designed to fit your needs and challenges. We offer standard and/or tailored training and workshops. Our MIKE Powered by DHI courses focus on practical skills, hands-on exercises and teaching you how to get the most out of your software. These courses also enable you to understand the power of the MIKE tools for building decision support systems.  Our thematic courses allow you to apply concepts, applications and decision support principles to the entire business process within current areas: aquaculture and agriculture, energy, climate change, flooding, coast and marine, surface and groundwater, urban water, industry, environment and ecosystems, product safety and environmental risk, etc. We have more than 200 highly skilled trainers and facilitators located at our offices worldwide. They are all experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their individual fields.

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