Hydrological estimation methods, modular stepwise procedure and monitoring methods.
The FOEN has developed or commissioned the development of a number of methods that can be used to estimate flow conditions or floods or evaluate the state of surface waters. The methods are described directly on the following pages, which have references to relevant additional information and publications from other institutions.
Hydrological estimation methods
Swiss surface water study and evaluation methods
Extreme value statistics
How does the FOEN measure rivers, lakes and groundwater?
A video on Switzerland’s hydrological data.
Last modification 14.09.2021