The two X-band radar systems in Israel were installed
as a part of research projects of the Hebrew University
of Jerusalem (Hydrometeorology lab),
the Agricultural Research Organization (Gilat Research Center),
the Dead Sea Drainage Authority and the Dead Sea & Arava Research and Development Center with Italian
partners from the Politecnico di Torino,
the Cereal Research Centre of Foggia and the University of Basilicata.
These are ongoing research projects.
The presented rainfall data are non calibrated and cannot be considered quantitatively at this stage.


EFRAT MORIN at the Hebrew University (

DAVID BONFIL at the Agricultural Research Organization (>)

Hydrometeorology Lab


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