HyMeX SOP 2013


HyMeX (Hydrological cycle in the Mediterranean Experiment) is an international exeriment aiming at better understanding the water cycle in the Mediterranean region. LTE is involved in the working group focusing on heavy precipitation. Our X-band polarimetric radar, our 2DVD and 9 disdrometers (Parsivel 1st generation) have been deployed in Ardèche:

Map of instruments



The radar is installed in Bas Montbrun near Saint Jean-le-Centenier


Real-time webcam picture (refreshed every 5 min):



Real-time radar data (refreshed every 5min):

Please note that these are non-corrected raw data!!!




Network of disdrometers

Measured DSD and derived rain rate as a function of time during the last significant rainy day, from the Parsivel installed at Mirabel.

The plot size may excess 1MB in case of heavy rain.




Verification of functioning