The aim of the course is to train the students to understand the basic theories and methods of water environment, explore the research contents and methods of water environment and the new developments.

The specific requests are as follows:

  • Understand the laws of migration and transformation of contaminants in water;
  • Master the numerical models and its parameter estimation of water environment;
  • Learn how to use the prediction and simulation technics of water environment;
  • Know the research trends in major fields of water environment.
The course consists of 13 chapters and 4 discussions. The specific contents are as follows:

1. Water Environment: An Overview

2. Mechanism of Migration and Transformation of Contaminants in Water(I)

3. Mechanism of Migration and Transformation of Contaminants in Water(II)

4. Numerical Water Quality Modeling (I)

5. Numerical Water Quality Modeling (II)

6. Discussion 1

7. Uncertainty-Based Parameter Estimation in Water Quality Modeling

8. Invited Lecture on Eutrophication Control in Lake Dianchi

9. Simulation and Optimization modeling for Lakes

10. Discussion 2

11. Ecological Restoration in Riparian Area of Lakes

12. Estuarine Eutrophication and Modeling

13. Water Ecological Functional Zonation at Watershed Scale

14. Discussion 3

15. Ecological Security Evaluation of Lakes (Taihu, Chaohu and Dianchi)

16. Invited Lecture on Watershed Management of Three Gorges Reservoir (China)

17. Discussion 4