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Surface Water Quality Modeling Training

EPA’s Water Modeling Workgroup (WMW) sponsors an ongoing series of two-hour webinars to help water quality professionals better understand surface water quality models and how they can be used to address water quality problems. Under An Introduction to Water Modeling, the first three webinars cover modeling basics such as selecting, developing, and running hydrology and water quality models. Subsequent webinars focus on modeling specific pollutants and parameters (for example, nutrients, sediment, metals), specific types of models, and modeling at different scales.

Topic and Description

Training

An Introduction to Water Modeling
For general information on modeling
Water Quality Modeling
Particularly at medium scales, such as a single river, lake, or reservoir
Nutrients
Dissolved Oxygen
Sediment
Temperature
Toxics
Modeling Frameworks
Land Use and Watershed Modeling
Possible at larger watershed scales, such as the upper Mississippi basin

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