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EO Africa Online Training #3: Water and Energy Budgets from Space

 April 18, 2022 - May 13, 2022

3rd EO AFRICA R&D Facility Online Course

Deadline for applications: April 1, 2022

Introduction to the course:

Satellite Earth observation, hydro-meteorological modelling and data assimilation provide a powerful combination for quantifying hydroclimatic variables to effectively address water management issues in this online course, an introduction will be given to the theory and techniques to observe the water and energy cycle variables form space.

The focus will be on precipitation, evapotranspiration (ET) and storage changes. Monitoring of lakes and river levels, spatial dynamics of both precipitation and ET is covered.


Total Course duration will be 40 hours.

Language: English


  • DR YIJIAN ZENG, Assistant Professor – Department of Water Resources, Faculty ITC of the University of Twente


More information:

The course is organised in the context of the EO AFRICA R&D. To know more about upcoming online trainings in this series, visit the EO Africa R&D Space Academy website.

Other resources from EO AFRICA R&D:
Webinar Series on EO for Water and Food Security
MOOC on Drought Assessment and Monitoring from Space