University of Calgary

ENGO 583 - Environmental Modelling - Fall 2023

Introduction to environmental modelling; steps involved in designing and building a model including conceptualization, formulation of the mathematical model, calibration, validation, sensitivity analysis, and scale dependency; characteristics, architecture and functioning of selected environmental models including solar radiation/energy modelling, evapotranspiration modelling, wind energy modelling, bioenergy modelling, potential species distribution modelling, forest fire danger forecasting, local warming modelling, river flow forecasting, modelling of vegetation phenological stages and mediated modelling.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(2-2)


  • Fourth-year standing or higher. Also known as: (Environmental Engineering 635)


This course will be offered next in Fall 2024.
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