1.3 Precipitation

Course week(s) Week 1
Course subject(s) Global Water Cycle

Welcome to the third lecture of the module Global water cycle. In the video below Hubert Savenije will learn you about the Precipitation.

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Study Goals

After this lecture you will able to understand:

  • Types of precipitation
  • How precipitation is triggered
  • Extreme precipitation (the world records)
  • How to measure precipitation
  • Characteristics of precipitation
  • Areal averages and ARF
  • Double mass
  • Depth-Duration-Frequency curves
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