HFAM Training Workshop

Workshop Agenda


8:30 a.m. Concepts in Simulation of Watershed Processes
  • Hydrologic Processes and Water Resource Management
  • Simulation Modeling Concepts
  • Examples of Applications
  • Hydrologic Simulation for Operation of Water Resource Facilities
12:00 noon Lunch
1:30 p.m. Hydrologic Simulation I
  • Interception
  • Infiltration/Soil Moisture
  • Surface Runoff/Overland Flow
5:00 p.m. Adjourn


8:30 a.m. Hydrologic Simulation II
  • Interflow/Groundwater
  • Transpiration/Evaporation
  • Snow Accumulation and Melt

Example: Segment Definition

11:30 a.m. Lunch in Redwood Creek Basin
1:30 p.m.
  • Parameter Definition
  • Model Calibration Methods
  • Meteorological Data: Requirements and Correlations

Example: Parameter Estimation

5:00 p.m. Adjourn


8:30 a.m. Hydrologic Simulation III
  • Open Channel Flow
  • Flow Routing Methods
  • Modeling Detention Basins and Reservoirs
12:00 noon Lunch
1:30 p.m. HFAM Model Structure and Features>
  • Parameter Input
  • Database and Output Files
  • GIS for Watershed Delineation
  • Hfam Parameter Calibration

Example: Model Calibration with HFAM

5:00 p.m. Adjourn


8:30 a.m. HFAM II Applications
  • Reservoir Operations for Hydro, Irrigation and Water Supplies
  • ‘Optimal’ Reservoir Operations
  • Design, Planning and Environmental Studies
  • Conditional Flood Frequency
12:00 Noon Lunch
1:30 p.m. Flow Forecasting with HFAM
  • Short-term Forecasts
  • Probabilistic Forecasts
  • Data Considerations for Forecasting

Example: Model Calibration with HFAM

5:00 p.m. Adjourn