Hydromorphology for river restoration

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RRC Training Course Series
Hydromorphology for River Restoration
(Level 2)

5th October 2022


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The hydromorphology for river restoration (Level 2) will build on the Introduction to Hydromorphology course and provide more in-depth knowledge of hydromorphological driver/process/form/pressure interaction and how they apply to river restoration. Participants will be introduced to detailed hydromorphological concepts such as river types, sediment transport and channel adjustment using evidence taken from the literature and interactive break-out sessions. The relevance of these concepts to river restoration planning and delivery will be discussed and participants will work in groups to apply their knowledge to a case study. Please note there is no site visit for this course.

Requirements: participants should have attended the Introduction to Hydromorphology (Level 1) course, or the River Habitat Survey Certification course, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge. There will be no complex processing of data, calculations or software used as part of this course.

This is a one-day course.

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Objectives   Cost (incl. VAT)
By the end of the course, you will  
  • Have acquired a deeper understanding of drivers of hydromorphological change, processes and forms and their relationships with man-made pressures;

RRC Members: £206 (Online course cost: £150)

Non-members: £268 (Online course cost: £201)

  • Have developed an understanding of concepts such as river types, shear stress, adjustments and sediment transport;
  • Understand the principles behind regime equations and sediment transport models and their applications to river restoration;
  • Have applied the concepts and knowledge acquired to a river restoration case study.
Previously run

  February 2022


  March 2021

  October 2020


  October 2019

Warrington Deaf Club, Wilson Pattern Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1PG


  March 2019

Yate Town Council Buildings, South Gloucestershire, BS37 5PP  
  October 2018