NOAA researchers join large, international flash flood project in Europe

NOAA XPol (NOXP) preparing to participate in the HyMeX Experiment.

NOAA XPol (NOXP) preparing to participate in the HyMeX Experiment.

NOAA, NASA and the University of Connecticut are representing the United States in the Hydrological Cycle in the Mediterranean Experiment (HyMeX), the largest weather field research project in European history.

HyMex is a 10-year international effort to better understand, quantify and model the hydrologic cycle in support of improved forecasts and warnings of flash floods in the Mediterranean region.

For additional details see http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2012/20120912_flashflood.html