Mont Aigoual Observatory serving research and enterprise
several years, the Mont Aigoual Observatory has been concentrating
its activities on experiments in the wild. Outside organisations
could benefit from the site's technical and human expertise
to carry out experiments in extreme meteorological conditions.
The Mont Aigoual weather station stands on the border between
the départements of the Gard and Lozère, and
on the watershed between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic.
The present staff consists of a station chief, four meteorological
technicians and three maintenance workers. The Observatory
is manned day and night by at least one technician and one
The Observatory's daily work is continuous weather observation
and making detailed forecasts for the massif. The Observatory
has been studying this specific climate for over 100 years...