2nd WaterSENSE summer school
The 2nd WaterSENSE Summer School will be held online and on premises at the University of Sydney from 23 to 25 February.
In this Course you will:
- Work with an application platform that can be used for climate smart water management: a) Introduction into the HydroNET platform for data management; b) Remote sensing information via different platforms, such as Digital Earth Australia, Google Earth Engine (GEE) and the Hydronet API and platform; c) scripting and associated tools for collaboration.
- Develop scripting in Python to access the different highlighted interfaces.
- Engage with real world challenges in water management case studies in the Murray Darling Basin.
- A basic experience with and knowledge of Python is required as most exercises will use Python.
- Significant experience with other scripting languages such as R, Matlab or Java can be sufficient.
- Small start-up exercises using available data sets and platforms.
- Hands-on activities (eLEAF and Hydro & Meteo):
- Rainfall advection correction of precipitation using Scout View
- Irrigation water use
- Hands-on activities (HydroNET):
- Accessing data: Hydronet API to access rainfall fields.
- Worked Example with the Water Use Monitoring and Auditing Service (WUMAS)
- Hands-on activities (Land cover detection):
- Irrigated area detection / Automated irrigated land use detection
- Crop type detection
- Hands-on activities (Water occurrence):
- Farm dams: Water depth & volume in reservoirs
- Wetland/s: flood mapping
Please click here for the flyer and to register your interest.