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Monte Carlo Design Flood Estimation Using RORB

Learn how to apply Ensemble and Monte Carlo techniques for design flood estimation using RORB software.
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Overview
Learn how to apply Ensemble and Monte Carlo techniques for design flood estimation using RORB software.

The updated Australian Rainfall and Runoff (ARR) 2019 guidelines recommend using these probability techniques for design flood estimation.

This course teaches practising flood hydrologists to apply Ensemble and Monte Carlo techniques using RORB software. RORB is one of the most widely used flood estimation software packages in Australia. It's a generalised, event-based rainfall-runoff model typically used to estimate flood hydrographs from rainfall.

Led by industry experts, during the course you'll cover:

  • how to build and run a RORB model for historic flood events
  • how to estimate design floods that are consistent with ARR 2019 approaches and datasets
  • techniques used to estimate design floods in catchments with limited gauged streamflow data.
Details
Price
$748
EA members
$880
Non-members

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Duration
8 Hours
Price
$1,360
EA members
$1,600.01
Non-members

EA members get 15% off on selected workshops and training. Not a member? Sign up now

Duration
2 Days

We can customise this course for groups of six or more.

You choose the time, place, duration and format.

Find out how we can help you and your team by clicking on the button below to request a quote or calling us directly on +61 3 9321 1700.

Duration
Customisable
Delivery
Face to Face
Online - Live
Online - On Demand
Learning outcomes
  • Basic understanding of how to build and run a RORB model for historic flood events
  • Basic understanding of how to run RORB to estimate design floods
  • Implement RORB models consistent with Australian Rainfall and Runoff 2019 approaches and datasets
  • Understand a range of techniques to estimate design floods in catchments with limited gauged streamflow data
Is this course for you?

Is this course for you?

This course is suitable for professionals working in the water industry, including:

  • hydrologists
  • civil and environmental engineers
  • scientists
  • policy-makers
  • urban planning or design practitioners from local government
  • catchment authorities
  • consultants
  • researchers
  • land developers.
Prerequisites

Participants will need to have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of RORB modelling.

Topics we'll cover

Topics we'll cover

Design flood estimation in practice

You'll learn about design flood estimation, changes to ARR and using the Monte Carlo joint probability technique.

  • Design flood estimation process overview
  • Recent changes to ARR
  • Accessing new data sets
  • Ensemble and Monte Carlo flood estimation techniques
  • Estimation of rare and extreme flood events
Facilitator
David Stephens
Rory Nathan
Testimonials

Practical workshop and assistance from the presenters. It is quite an intense course, but it clarified a lot of questions I had.

Participant, 2021

Worked examples and explanation were very beneficial.

Participant, 2021
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