Andean Hydrology > Key Topics

Key Topics

The following topics related to Andean climate and hydrology will be addressed during the training: 

  1. Characteristics of Andean glaciered and non glaciered high elevation catchments, climate variability and climate change projections, role of groundwater
  2. Spatial and temporal hydro-meteorological monitoring (satellite based in situ)
  3. Open source drought and hydro-meteorological information platforms and data management
  4. Long term and seasonal water availability predictions
  5. Introduction to site specific modelling

Target Group

  • Water related decision makers and water users dealing with water availability predictions
  • Scientists working in the field of water resources in the Central Andean region

MWAR LAC - Managing Water Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Latin America and the Caribbean