Modélisation Hydrologie Approfondie

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    In brief

  • Teaching language : French, slides in english
  • Teaching method : En présence
  • Code : NEHS3C


Qualitative et quantitative description of the water cycle processes
Knowledge of available models for each of these processes
Ability to propose and establish adequate model
Be aware of models limitations
Keep in touch with research advances


Down to basics: why models?
Processes involved in the hydrologic cycle (Interception and snow melt, Evapotranspiration, Infiltration, Surface flow, ...): description and common models
Some examples of rainfall-runoff models
Calibration/Validation : procedure and potential pitfalls
Modelling dedicated to flood prediction

Targeted skills

Be able to implement hydrological modelling on a study site according to a given objective


Anctil, F., Rousselle, J. and Lauzon, N., 2005. Hydrologie - Cheminements de l'eau. Presses Internationales Polytechnique, 318 pp.
Maidment, D.R. (Editor), 1993. Handbook of hydrology. McGraw-Hill.
Roche, P.-A., Miquel, J. and Gaume, E., 2012. Hydrologie quantitative - Processus, modèles et aide à la décision. Springer. 590 pp.


Hydrological balance or equivalent


ROUX Helene

Phone : 2840

Email : Helene.Roux @

CASSAN Ludovic

Phone : 2971

Email : Ludovic.Cassan @


  • Toulouse


The National Institute of Electrical engineering, Electronics, Computer science,Fluid mechanics & Telecommunications and Networks

2, rue Charles Camichel - BP 7122
31071 Toulouse Cedex 7, France

+33 (0)5 34 32 20 00


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