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Trento 2016 #17108/HEAD / v1430

Hydrological Modeling with the Object Modelling System (OMS)
International Summer Class Short Course
University of Trento, Italy, July 18-21, 2016

The goal of this 4-day class is to introduce the Modeling Framework OMS using basic and more complex examples.


Wuletawu Abera (University of Trento, Italy)
Olaf David (Colorado State University, Fort Collins, US)
Giuseppe Formetta (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, UK)
Tim Green (Agricultural Research Service, Fort Collins, US)
Greg McMaster (Agricultural Research Service, Fort Collins, US)
Scott Peckham (University of Colorado, Boulder, US)
Riccardo Rigon (University of Trento, Italy)

Francesco Serafin (University of Trento, Italy)
Marialaura Bancheri (University of Trento, Italy)


Monday Introduction, Component-based Modeling Concepts
09:00 - 12:30 Scope of the class
- Class introduction (Rigon)
- Introduction into component-based Modeling (Peckham)
- Introduction into OMS (David)

Presentation1, Presentation2
14:00 - 17:30 Getting Started with OMS(David)
- Software Installation
- 'Hello World' Example
- Component Development


Tuesday OMS Introduction
09:00 - 12:30 Component Integration (David)
The Water tank example (Peckham, David)
watertank.pdf, , watertank_example.pdf
14:00 - 17:30 OMS Basic Building Blocks (cont.) Step By Step
- project structure, components, simulations, file formats, annotations, etc.
- Simulation Development. (scripting, testing, component connectivity)
- Thornwaite Waterbalance Model example

Wednesday Modeling Applications I
09:00 - 12:30 Hydrological modelling JGrass-NewAGE (Abera)
Presentation, ,
14:00 - 17:30 Model calibration algorithms in NewAge-JGrass (Formetta)
Presentation, ,

Thursday Modeling Applications II
09:00 - 12:30 Agricultural Ecosystem Services (AgES) Watershed Model(Green)
- Model Description
- How to run AgES in the OMS Console (Quick Start)
- Brazil case study (streamflow)
- Colorado, USA case study (distributed soil moisture)
Presentation, , Installation
14:00 - 17:30 Plant growth modeling with AgES (McMaster)
Closing Remarks (Rigon, Bancheri)