Trappes Palaiseau (TRP)

France

GRUAN Status

since 2018
active

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
TRP, TrappesPalaiseau
-short
Trappes Palaiseau
-history
former known as GRUAN site Paris (SIR)

Location

Country
France
Latitude
48.77° N
Longitude
2.01° E
Altitude
156 m to 168 m

Site maps

Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Site Contact

Name
Jean-Charles Dupont
Affiliation
IPSL
Address
LMD/SIRTA
École Polytechnique
Route de Saclay
91128 Palaiseau
France
E-Mail
jean-charles.dupont@ipsl.polytechnique.fr
Phone
+33 (1) 69 33 51 45
Fax
+33 (1) 69 33 51 08

The GRUAN site "Trappes Palaiseau" is a cooperation from two national organizations with two locations.

Site Locations

Location Name

-short
Trappes
-long, international
Trappes Station (Meteo-France)
-long, national
Station de Trappes (Météo-France)
WMO (code, name)
07145, TRAPPES

Position

Department
Yvelines
Latitude
48.77° N
Longitude
2.01° E
Altitude
168 m

Institution / Operator

Name
Meteo-France
-long, international
Meteo-France
-long, national
Météo-France
Website
http://www.meteofrance.com/accueil
Description
National Meteorological Service

Site Characterization

Foundation
1898
Description
This site is located 20 km south of Paris (France) in a semi-urban environment.
General type
semi-urban
Topography
flat
Land use (within 10 km)
human settlements and grasland
Climate
moderate mid-latitude climate
Website
http://www.meteofrance.com

Location Name

-short
Palaiseau
-long, international
Site Instrumental de Recherche par Télédétection Atmosphériques (SIRTA)
-long, national
Site Instrumental de Recherche par Télédétection Atmosphériques (SIRTA)

Position

Department
Essonne
Latitude
48.72° N
Longitude
2.02° E
Altitude
156 m

Institution / Operator

Name
IPSL
-long, international
Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace (IPSL)
-long, national
Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace (IPSL)
Website
https://sirta.ipsl.fr/
Description
French national atmospheric observatory

Site Characterization

Foundation
2000 - SIRTA, an active and passive remote sensing instrument platform
Description
This site is located in Palaiseau, about 16 km from Trappes and 20 km south of Paris (France) in a semi-urban environment.
General type
semi-urban
Topography
flat
Land use (within 10 km)
human settlements and grasland
Climate
moderate mid-latitude climate
Website
http://sirta.ipsl.fr/

Membership In Other Networks

BSRN
CLOUDNET
AERONET
EARLINET
MWRNET
EG-VAP

Relevant Documents

ICM-11 (2019)

GRUAN Site Report for Paris - Lead Centre
Status of GRUAN data product development for Modem M10 - Damien Vignelles

ICM-10 (2018)

Status of GRUAN certification for French sites - Gaëlle Clain

ICM-9 (2017)

GRUAN Site Report for Paris - Lead Centre