Andean Hydrology > Objectives

Objectives of the training

The training course has the following objectives:

  • Foster the science-policy dialogue to improve sustainable water management
  • Enable participants to select adequate methods to assess Andean catchments for long and short-term discharge predictions
  • Understand key aspects about monitoring and modelling in mountainous catchments


Learning Outcomes

The main expected learning outcomes are:

  • Understand the relevance of the mountainous cryosphere for water availability
  • Be aware of how key climate and hydrological parameters are monitored and how data and information need to be managed
  • To be able to select the appropriate model or assessment tool for hydrological forecasting in dependence of the catchment environment, data availability and questions raised
  • Know how to use available open source climate and drought information



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