Sea Level Observation Network - RONIM 1992

Date(s) (Creation)
Point of contact(s): VOINESON Guillaume
Affiliation(s) 1 : SHOM
Credit Data producers : The SHOM operates the RONIM network
Abstract The RONIM projet is the national digital tidal network. RONIM aims to implement and maintain a modern network of tide gauges in the key ports of mainland France and French overseas territories.
Keywords Network, Observation, Tide gauge, Sea level, Average Sea level, Water level, Tide, Storm surge, Submersions, Tsunamis, Climate change, Environmental monitoring facilities, D7: Hydrographical Conditions, /Physical Environment/Hydrodynamics/Tide, CDS-IS-Shom, /Physical Oceanography/SSH (Sea surface height), /Physical Oceanography/Tides, Observation system for research
Information Project leader :
Prime contractor :
Backer :
SHOM 1992
Ministry for Foreign Affairs 2007
Interior Ministry 2009
Environment Ministry 2009
Europe (INTERREG IV) 2010
Lineage 1992 : RONIM Launched
1998 : 1st radar tide gauge
Since 2001 : Participation in the SONEL which studies average sea levels (
2005 : 1st radar tide gauge set up in an overseas territory (6 in 2009)
Since 2006 : Partnership with the Previmer project :
Since 2007 : Contribution to the tsunami warning system in the Indian ocean (CNATOI)
2009 : Contribution to the implementation of the national tsunami warning centre in the Mediterranean and North-East Atlantic in
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