W.A.T.E.R. Summer School 2017 - Workshop on Advanced measurement Techniques and Experimental Research

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General information

W.A.T.E.R. – Workshop on Advanced measurement Techniques and Experimental Research is a joint initiative by the Vrije Universiteit Brussels and the  Experimental Methods and Instrumentation Committee of the International Association for the Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) with the collaboration of the Flemish Marine Institute and the Flanders Hydraulics Research.

Topics covered:

  • Hydraulic measurement fundamentals
  • Image analysis methods for velocimetry, Particle Image and Particle Tracking Velocimetry
  • Acoustic Doppler measurement fundamentals
  • Measurement of sediment concentration and fluxes
  • Data processing and data visualisation
Contact Person: Margaret Chen (watersummerschool@gmail.com)


The highlighted icons, represent the fields of education (in compliance with ISCED Classification) engaged during this course/programme.

0688 - Bioinformatics", "0731 - Marine spatial planning", "0731 - Surveying


Venue: Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Ostend, Belgium


Open from
1 May 2017 to 16 Jul 2017

  Early Registration Late registration
Students €800 €900
IAHR Member €850 €950
Non-IAHR Member €900 €1,000

 Fees include:Accommodation, coffee-breaks, breakfast, lunch, Summer School dinner, course materials, access to laboratory, tehnical visits on board research vessel and social programme

Fees do NOT include: travel/air-tickets and fares in Belgium to and from Oostende

Cancellation policy: 50% of the fee paid will be reimbursed if you inform the organisation before 25 August 2017


PhD and Master students as well as technical personnel who are willing to get training in advanced hydraulic measurement techniques. Participants will get the opportunity to learn by engaging with an array of sessions with educational hands-on experiences taught by experts.

Application Procedure:

Please send in your cv and motivation letter - see below at the end of the application form.

  • Early application (with reduced registration fees) deadline: 16 June - notification of acceptance: 19 June. Early registration: 19 June-16 July
  • Late applicaion (normal registration fees) deadline: 16 July - notification of acceptance: 18 July. Registration: 19 July-12 August


Academic level: Master, PhD, Lifelong Learning

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