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2019/2020

Methods of Measurement Small-Scale Surface Processes

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D43MMPP ZK 2P Czech
Lecturer:
Petr Kavka (guarantor), Josef Krása, David Zumr
Tutor:
Petr Kavka (guarantor), Josef Krása, David Zumr
Supervisor:
Department of Landscape Water Conservation
Synopsis:

Learning outcomes of the course is to apprise of the students with the individual components of surface runoff and erosion processes. The conditions of the arising these processes arise, the measurement and modeling options.

The basis of the subject is the measurement and subsequent analysis of data using rainfall simulations on the elementary scale in decimetres to square meters.

Students will be acquainted with the methods and possibilities of the measurig with rainfall simulations, including laboratory methods to analyze physico-chemical properties of transported substances. Experimentally obtained values will be used for numerical modeling. Optimization of computational relations, calibration and verification of models. Extrapolation from small scale to basin size will be also tested.

Students will be involved in work teams to acquire measurement techniques and develop a stand-alone assessment and modeling role. Excursions to field experimental sites are part of the lessons.

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Povinná literatura:

•Relevant articles in professional journals indexed in the Web of Science database.

•Instrument and device manuals used to implement experiments.

•ISERLOH, T., al., 2013: European small portable rainfall simulators: A comparison of rainfall characteristics [online]. Catena, 2013. [cit. October 24, 2013]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2013.05.013

Doporučená literatura:

•Strauss, P., Pitty, J., Pfeffer, M., Mentler, A. (2000): Rainfall Simulation for Outdoor Experiments. In: Jamet, P., Cornejo, of pesticides: 329-333

•Maindonald J.H., Braun J. Data Analysis and Graphics Using R-An Example-Based Approach, 3rd edition, Cambridge University Press, 2010.

•Pandey, A., Himanshu, S.K., Mishra, S.K., & Singh, V.P. (2016). Physically based soil erosion and sediment yield m

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