Short courses

Training courses with Lancaster University and JBA Consulting

NERC Advanced training short course

Designed for PhD students, postdocs, MSc students and other early career researchers, is taught by experts in flood risk management, monitoring and modelling from JBA Consulting & Lancaster University, the course covers:

  • • An introduction to NFRM practice
  • • Field experimental evidence and ways of measuring and quantifying hydrological change
  • • The national WwNP Evidence Base and mapping NFRM opportunity; Modelling the distributed impact of NFRM interventions using open-source programmes
  • • A risk-based approach to modelling NFRM benefits, including extreme events
  • • How to estimate and reduce uncertainties in modelling 
  • • Multiple benefits of NFRM, including economics

The course combines field measurements with hands-on model exercises and other participatory activities; no prior knowledge of modelling is assumed

Dates: 19th to 23th November 2018

Venue: Hotel in English Lake District

Attendee places: 20

The course is free to successful applicants (including accommodation & a travel subsidy). If you would like further details &/or an application form, please write to Dr Nick A Chappell via n.chappell@lancaster.ac.uk

Closing date for applications is 28 Sep 2018

Catchment Hydrology - Water Management using the Integrated Hydrological Modelling System

27-29 November 2018

To be held at Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford.

Further details from: https://www.ceh.ac.uk/training/catchment-hydrology

Price: £749 (no VAT added).
If you live and work overseas or are a registered student, the price is £499.


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