Jérôme Le Coz

Scientist, River Hydraulics

Skill area

River Hydraulics and Morphodynamics

Hydrometry and uncertainty analysis

Fluxes of water, sediment and contaminants in rivers

Professional experience

  • Since 2003, scientist with Irstea, Hydrology-Hydraulics, Lyon, France
  • 2015-2016: one-year scientific stay at NIWA Christchurch, New Zealand

Research topics

  • Field measurement technologies (hydrometry, sediment, hydroacoustics)
  • Uncertainty analysis of discharge and flux measurement techniques
  • Suspended particulate matter fluxes in rivers and environmental pollution assessment
  • 1D/2D numerical modelling of river morphodynamics and suspended load
  • Hydraulic restoration of streams and abandoned channels

Education / Diplomas


Supervised PhD students

  • Lorris Gond (2018-2021), Determination of mixing coefficients in a shallow wandering gravel-bed river, such as the Durance River downstream of the Cadarache Dam, Université de Lyon, co-supervisors: Emmanuel Mignot and Nicolas Rivière (INSA Lyon), Lylia Kateb (CEA)
  • Matteo Darienzo (2017-2020), Real-time Bayesian estimation of dynamic stage-discharge models, Université de Grenoble, co-supervisors: Benjamin Renard (Irstea), Michel Lang (Irstea)
  • Guillaume Dramais (2016-2020), Estimation and modelling of sand fluxes in large rivers, Université de Lyon, co-supervisor: Benoît Camenen (Irstea)
  • Sébastien Pouchoulin (2016-2019), Water mixing downstream of a confluence - Improving the modelling of contaminant fluxes in streams and sewage networks, Université de Lyon, co-supervisors: Nicolas Rivière and Emmanuel Mignot (INSA Lyon)
  • Adrien Vergne (2015-2018), Acoustic measurement of suspended sediments in rivers , Université de Grenoble, co-supervisors: Céline Berni (Irstea)
  • Valentin Mansanarez (2013-2016), Non unique stage-discharge relations: Bayesian analysis of complex rating curves and their uncertainties, Université de Grenoble, co-supervisors: Benjamin Renard (Irstea), Michel Lang (Irstea)
  • Marina Launay (2010-2013), Particulate contaminant fluxes in a large, artificialized river: dynamics of the PCB and mercury transported by suspended solids in the French Rhône river, Université de Lyon, co-supervisor: Marina Coquery (Irstea)
  • Claire Béraud (2009-2012), Numerical modelling of sediment feeding impacts in engineered rivers. The case of the Old Rhine, between Kembs and Breisach, Université de Lyon, co-supervisors: Benoît Camenen (Irstea), André Paquier (Irstea)
  • Stephanie A. Moore (2008-2011), Monitoring flow and fluxes of suspended sediment in rivers using sidelooking acoustic Doppler current profilers, Université de Grenoble, co-supervisors: David Hurther (LEGI), André Paquier (Irstea)

Supervised post-doctoral students

  • Emeline Perret (2017-2020), Models for time-varying stage-discharge rating curves
  • Marina Launay (2016-2018), Hydroacoustic measurement and 1-D modelling of suspended sediment in rivers
  • Aurélien Despax (2016-2017, 2018-2020), Uncertainty analysis of ADCP streamgaugings
  • Violaine Dugué (2014-2016), 1-D modelling of stream hydrosedimentary functions
  • Alexandre Hauet (2007-2008), Discharge monitoring in flash-flood prone rivers using video image analysis

Ongoing and past projects

AWATERE (2015-2016)

A one-year scientific stay at NIWA, Christchurch, New Zealand, to work with Graeme Smart, Hilary McMillan and many others on alternative streamgauging technologies and uncertainty analysis of streamflow records in rivers with unstable beds

Rhône Sediment Observatory (OSR, since 2009)
A regional research programme focussing on the morphodynamics and particulate contaminant fluxes in the Rhône river from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean Sea.

FloodScale / HyMEX (2012-2015)
The ANR (National Research Agency) FloodScale project addresses the observation and modelling of Mediterranean flash floods over a range of spatial scales from the hillslope to the regional catchment. FloodScale contributes to the broader HyMEX initiative on the Mediterranean water cycle.

WMO initiative on the « Assessment of the Performance of Flow Measurement Instruments and Techniques » (2008-2016)
I am the IAHS representative in the Management Committee and I am particularly involved in the tasks related to uncertainty analysis of streamgauging techniques and discharge modelling methods, such as rating curves and index velocity relations.

Aquatic habitats of the Ain River (2012-2015)
Within the ZABR/EDF research initiative focussing on the Ain River catchment, we conduct numerical simulation (1D/2D) in order to assess the gravel injection measures and the fish habitat.

Redynamisation of the Old Rhine (2008-2012)
Interreg European project (France/Germany)
Assessment of the feasability, risks and efficiency of sediment artificial feeding measures, using 1D and 2D morphodynamical simulation.

PHC Stefanik (2006-2013)
A longlasting, fruitful bilateral collaboration with the Slovak Water Research Institute (VUVH, Bratislava) on the observation and modelling of morphodynamical changes in large, trained rivers

PHC Dumont d'Urville (2015-2016)
Collaboration with NIWA Christchurch (New Zealand) on the uncertainty analysis of hydrological data and their impacts on water resource modelling

Contributions to software development


A userfriendly processing of image sequences for Large-Scale Particle Image Velocimetry (LSPIV); codeveloped with EDF and released freely (GPL).


A userfriendly application of a Bayesian approach to the estimation of rating curves and associated uncertainties; released freely under Irstea licence.


A simplified uncertainty propagation approach for velocity-area discharge measurements. The Matlab routine used for research development is not released, but the method has been implemented in the BAREME software used by the French national hydrological services.


A chain of scripts for the operation of automated LSPIV gauging stations (acquisition of image sequences and water levels, data recovery, LSPIV computations, database and internet interface); non released research tool, used routinely on 4 Irstea stations, further development is planned for commercial release

Professional experiences

Training / teaching

  • Annual training course in streamgauging for French Biodiversity Agency (since 2010)
  • Annual training course on ADCP measurements for French national hydrological services (IFORE, 2007-2013)
  • Annual training course on Uncertainties in hydrology and hydrometry (IFORE, since 2017)
  • Lecturer of the IAHR/WMO/IAHS international streamgauging course (Andong-Korea 2013, Hanoi-Vietnam 2014, Queenstown-NZ 2016, Lyon-France 2018)
  • Supervisor of 4 post-doc students, 7 PhD students, 8 engineers and 12 undergraduate students


  • Steering Committee of Groupe Doppler Hydrométrie (since 2005), French-speaking hydrometry technologists, Hydrometry Division of the Société Hydrotechnique de France (SHF), including the organisation of 5 national/international ADCP comparison experiments in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016
  • Member of the national standardisation committee "Hydrométrie" (AFNOR X10C, since 2014)
  • Chair of the international committee of the IAHR/WMO/IAHS international streamgauging course
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee of the Andong River Experiment Center (KICT, Korea)
  • From 2007 to 2012, head of the Measurement group of HHLY research unit (5 technicians/engineers)
  • Organisation committee of the SHF Hydrométrie2013 conference (member) and Hydrométrie2017 (chair)
  • Co-convener of the Hydrometry session of the EGU annual conference (2015-2019)
  • Reviewer of +60 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals and for 4 research project proposals for NSERC-CRSNG (Canada), Research Council of Norway, National Research Foundation (Singapore), and Innovation Canada.
  • Member of 7 PhD defense committees: Mickaël Bricault (2006, examinateur, Université de Grenoble), Laura Jugaru (2009, examinateur, Aix-Marseille Université), Thomas Morlot (2014, rapporteur, Université de Grenoble), Valentin Wendling (2015, examinateur, Université de Grenoble), Aurélien Despax (2016, invité, Université de Grenoble), Flavie Druine (2018, rapporteur, Université de Rouen), Xiaoxiao Zhu (2019, examinateur, INSA Lyon)

Invited lectures

  • Le Coz, J. (2017) Operational methods for establishing rating curves and discharge time series, and computing their uncertainties, K-water Seminar, 18 October 2017, Daejeon, Korea

  • Le Coz, J. (2017) Measuring the uncertainty of stream gauging techniques using repeated measures experiments, Andong River Experiment Forum (AREF), 16 October 2017, Ilsan, Korea.

  • Le Coz, J., and  Dramais, G. (2016) - Non intrusive flood gauging techniques, 15 July 2016, USGS, Urbana-Champaign, USA.

  • Le Coz, J., and  Dramais, G. (2016) - Non intrusive flood gauging techniques, New Zealand Hydrological Society Technical Workshop, 5th and 6th April 2016, Gisborne, New Zealand

  • Le Coz, J. (2013) – Indirect determination of peak discharge, 2nd WMO/IAHR Training Course on Stream Gauging, 4-6 September, 2013, Andong, Korea.
  • Le Coz, J. (2013) – Discharge rating using the velocity index method and surface velocity coefficients, 2nd WMO/IAHR Training Course on Stream Gauging, 4-6 September, 2013, Andong, Korea.
  • Le Coz, J., Dramais, G., Atmane, D., Blanquart, B., Pierrefeu, G., Pobanz, K. (2012) Field comparison tests: The empirical assessment of uncertainty. Application to ADCP regattas, International Workshop on Hydrometry, 7-11 May, 2012, Manaus, Brazil.
  • Le Coz, J., Bonnifait, L., Renard, B., Branger, F. (2012) Derivation of stage-discharge relations including Bayesian techniques and uncertainty analysis, International Workshop on Hydrometry, 7-11 May, 2012, Manaus, Brazil.
  • Le Coz, J. (2008) Challenges in Hydrometry: Some Examples from France, Experiences and Advancements in Hydrometry, 17 March, 2008, Seoul, Korea.


Hydrometry: new measurement technologies

Perks, M. T., Dal Sasso, S., Hauet, A., Pearce, S., Peña-Haro, S., Tauro, F., Grimaldi, S., Hortobágyi, B., Jodeau, M., Le Coz, J., Maddock, I., Pénard, L., Manfreda, S. (submitted) Towards harmonization of image velocimetry techniques for river surface velocity observations, Earth System Science Data (submitted)

Nord, G., Boudevillain, B., Gérard, S., Molinié, G., Vandervaere, J.P., Huza, J., Le Coz, J., Dramais, G., Legout, C., Berne, A., Grazioli, J., Raupach, T., Van Baelen, J., Wijbrans, A., Braud, I., Delrieu, G., Andrieu, J. Caliano, M., Aubert, C., Huza, J., Teuling, A.J. (2017) A high space-time resolution dataset linking meteorological forcing and hydro-sedimentary response in a mesoscale Mediterranean catchment (Auzon) of the Ardèche region, FranceEarth Sytem Science Data, 9, 221–249

Le Coz J., Patalano A., Collins D., Guillén N. F., García C. M., Smart G. M., Bind J., Chiaverini A., Le Boursicaud R., Dramais G., Braud I. (2016) Crowdsourced data for flood hydrology: feedback from recent citizen science projects in Argentina, France and New Zealand, Journal of Hydrology, 541, 766-777

Welber, M., Le Coz, J., Laronne, J.B., Zolezzi, G., Zamler, D., Dramais, G., Hauet, A., Salvaro, M. (2016) Field assessment of non-contact stream gauging using portable surface velocity radars (SVR), Water Resources Research, 52, 1108–1126

Le Boursicaud, R., Pénard, L., Hauet, A., Le Coz, J. (2016) Gauging extreme floods on YouTube: Application of LSPIV to home movies for the post-event determination of stream discharges, Hydrological Processes, 30, 90-105

Braud, I., Ayral, P.-A., Bouvier, C., Branger, F., Delrieu, G., Le Coz, J., Nord, G., Vandervaere, J.-P. et al. (2014) Multi-scale hydrometeorological observation and modelling for flash-flood understanding, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 3733-3761. doi:10.5194/hess-18-3733-2014

Dramais, G., Le Coz, J.,. Camenen, B., Hauet, A. (2011) Advantages of a mobile LSPIV method for measuring flood discharges and improving stage-discharge curves, Journal of Hydro-Environment Research, 5, 301-312

Le Coz, J., Hauet, A., Pierrefeu, G., Dramais, G., Camenen, B. (2010) - Performance of image-based velocimetry (LSPIV) applied to flash-flood discharge measurements in Mediterranean rivers, Journal of Hydrology, 394 (1-2), 42-52

Jodeau, M., Hauet, A., Paquier, A., Le Coz, J., Dramais, G. (2008) - Application and evaluation of LS-PIV technique for the monitoring of river surface velocities in high flow conditions, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 19(2), 117-127

Le Coz, J., G. Pierrefeu, and A. Paquier (2008) Evaluation of river discharges monitored by a fixed side-looking Doppler profiler, Water Resources Research, 44, W00D09

Hydrometry: uncertainty analysis


Despax, A., Le Coz, J., Hauet, A., Mueller, D.S., Engel, F.L., Blanquart, B. Renard, B., Oberg, K.A. (2019) Decomposition of uncertainty sources in ADCP streamflow measurements using repeated measures experiments, Water Resources Research, in press

Mansanarez, V., Renard, B., Le Coz, J. Lang, M., Darienzo, M. (2019) Shift happens! Adjusting stage-discharge rating curves to morphological changes at known times, Water Resources Research, 55, 2876-2899

Kiang, J.E., Gazoorian, C., McMillan, H., Coxon, G., Le Coz, J., Westerberg, I., Belleville, A., Sevrez, D., Sikorska, A.E., Petersen-Øverleir, A., Reitan, T., Freer, J., Renard, B., Mansanarez, V., Mason, R. (2018) A comparison of methods for streamflow uncertainty estimation, Water Resources Research, 54, 7149-7176

Horner I., Renard B., Le Coz J., Branger F., McMillan H.K., Pierrefeu G. (2018) Impact of stage measurement errors on streamflow uncertainty, Water Resources Research, 54, 1952-1976

Mansanarez, V., Le Coz, J., Renard, B., Vauchel, P., Pierrefeu, G., Lang, M. (2016) Bayesian analysis of stage-fall-discharge rating curves and their uncertainties, Water Resources Research, 52, 7424-7443


Le Coz, J., Blanquart, B., Pobanz, K., Dramais, G., Pierrefeu, G., Hauet, A., Despax, A. (2016) Estimating the uncertainty of streamgauging techniques using field interlaboratory experiments, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 142(7), 04016011


Despax, A., Perret, C., Garçon, R., Hauet, A., Belleville, A., Le Coz, J., Favre, A.-C. (2016) Considering sampling strategy and cross-section complexity for estimating the uncertainty of discharge measurements using the velocity-area method, Journal of Hydrology, 533, 128–140


Le Coz, J., Camenen, B., Peyrard, X., Dramais G. (2015) Erratum - Uncertainty in open-channel discharges measured with the velocity-area method, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 46, 193-194


Le Coz, J., Renard, B., Bonnifait, L., Branger, F., Le Boursicaud, R. (2014) - Combining hydraulic knowledge and uncertain gaugings in the estimation of hydrometric rating curves: a Bayesian approach, Journal of Hydrology, 509, 573–587


Le Coz, J., Camenen, B., Peyrard, X., Dramais, G. (2012) - Uncertainty in open-channel discharges measured with the velocity-area method, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 26, 18-29


Sediment and contaminant fluxes in rivers

Lepage, H.,Launay, M., Le Coz, J., Angot, H., Miège, C., Gairoard, S., Radakovitch, O., Coquery, M. (submitted) Impact of dam flushing operations on sediment dynamics and quality in the upper Rhône River, France, Journal of Environmental Management (submitted)


Vergne, A., Berni, C., Le Coz, J. (submitted) Sound scattering by river suspended sediments: limitations of the solid particle theory, Journal of Geophysical Research


Vergne, A., Le Coz, J., Berni, C., Pierrefeu, G. (submitted) Using a down-looking multi-frequency Acoustic Backscatter System (ABS) for measuring suspended sediments in rivers, Water Resources Research


Santini, W., Camenen, B., Le Coz, J., Vauchel, P., Guyot, J.-L., Lavado, W., Carranza, J., Paredes, M.A., Pérez Arévalo, J.J., Arévalo, N., Espinoza-Villar, R., Julien, F., Martinez, J.-M. (2019) An index concentration method for suspended load monitoring in large rivers of the Amazonian foreland, Earth Surface Dynamics, 7, 515-536

Launay, M., Dugué, V., Faure, J.-B., Coquery, M., Camenen, B., Le Coz, J. (2019) - Numerical modelling of the suspended particulate matter dynamics in a regulated river network, Science of the Total Environment, 665, 591-605


Poulier, G., Launay, M., Le Bescond, C., Thollet, F., Coquery, M., Le Coz, J. (2019) - Combining flux monitoring and data reconstruction to establish annual budgets of suspended particulate matter, mercury and PCB in the Rhône River from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean Sea, Science of the Total Environment, 658, 457–473


Masson, M., Angot, H., Le Bescond, C., Launay, M., Dabrin, A., Miège, C., Le Coz, J., Coquery, M. (2018) - Sampling of suspended particulate matter using particle traps in the Rhône River: Relevance and representativeness for the monitoring of contaminants, Science of the Total Environment, 637-638, 538-549


Launay, M., Le Coz, J., Camenen, B., Walter, C., Angot, H., Dramais, G., Faure, J.B., Coquery, M. (2015) - Calibrating pollutant dispersion in 1-D hydraulic models of river networks, Journal of Hydro-environment Research, 9, 120-132


Moore, S.A., Le Coz, J., Hurther, D., Paquier, A. (2013) - Using multi-frequency attenuation to monitor grain size and concentration of suspended sediment in rivers, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133 (4), 1959–1970

Moore, S.A., Le Coz, J., Hurther, D., Paquier, A. (2012) - On the Application of Horizontal ADCPs to Suspended Sediment Transport Surveys in Rivers, Continental Shelf Research, 46, 50-63

River morphodynamics


Camenen, B., Naudet, G., Dramais, G., Le Coz, J., Paquier, A. (2019) Evaluation of the sand dynamics in a complex engineered river system: the Isère-Rhône confluence, France, Science of the Total Environment, 657, 485-497


Dépret, T., Piégay, H., Dugué, V., Vaudor, L., Noirot, B., Faure, J.-B., Cassel, M., Le Coz, J., Camenen, B. (2019) Estimating and restoring bedload transport through a run-of-river reservoir, Science of the Total Environment, 654, 1146–1157


Piton, G., Recking, A., Le Coz, J., Bellot, H., Hauet, A., Jodeau, M. (2018) - Reconstructing depth-averaged open-channel flows using image velocimetry and photogrammetry, Water Resources Research, 54(6), 4164-4179


Camenen, B., Béraud, C., Le Coz, J., Paquier, A. (2018) - 1D numerical simulation of selective bedload transport using a simplified grain size description, Journal of Hydraulic Research, 56(2), 168-180


Tiron Duţu, L., Provansal, M., Le Coz, J., Duţu, F. (2014) - Contrasted sediment processes and morphological adjustments in three successive cutoff meanders of the Danube Delta, Geomorphology, 204, 154-164


Camenen, B., Holubova, K., Lukac, M., Le Coz, J., Paquier, A. (2011) Assessment of the methods using 1D modelling for computing bedload transport in a large river: the Danube River in Slovakia, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 137(10), 1190-1199

Soares-Frazão, S., Canelas, R., Cao, Z., Cea, L., Chaudhry, H. M., Die Moran, A., El Kadi, K., Ferreira, R., Fraga Cadórniga, I., Gonzalez-Ramirez, N., Greco, M., Huang, W., Imran, J., Le Coz, J., Marsooli, R., Paquier, A., Pender, G., Pontillo, M., Puertas, J., Spinewine, B., Swartenbroekx, C., Tsubaki, R., Villaret, R., Wu, W., Yue, Z., Zech, Y. (2012) - Dam-break flows over mobile beds: experiments and benchmark tests for numerical models, Journal of Hydraulic Research, vol. 50(4), 364-375

Le Coz, J., Michálková, M., Hauet, A. Čomaj, M. Dramais, G. Holubová, K. Piégay, H. Paquier, A. (2010) Morphodynamics of the exit of a cut-off meander: experimental findings from field and laboratory cases, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 35 (3), 249-261

Tiron Jugaru, L., Le Coz, J., Provansal, M., Panin, N., Raccasi, G., Dramais, G., Dussouillez, P. (2009) - Flow and sediment processes in a cutoff meander of the Danube Delta during episodic flooding, Geomorphology, 106(3-4), 186-197


M. Muste, J. Le Coz, K. Lee (2017) Uncertainty analysis for hydraulic measurements, in Experimental Hydraulics: Methods, Instrumentation, Data Processing and Management, Volume 1, Chapter 7, IAHR Monographs, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis.

Le Coz, J., Caré, I. (2017) Détermination du débit de fluide par intégration du champ des vitesses (Determination of fluid flow rate using the velocity-area method), Article R2210, Editions Techniques de l'Ingénieur, 19 p. (Update of the article by Dupriez, F., 1992).

Puechberty, R., Perret, C., Poligot-Pitsch, S. (2017) Charte Qualité de l'Hydrométrie - Guide de bonnes pratiques, Ministère de l’Environnement, de l’Énergie et de la Mer, 83 p. Contributor.

Rodier, J., Legube, B., Merlet, N. (2016) L'analyse de l'eau. Eaux naturelles, eaux résiduaires, eau de mer. Collection : Technique et Ingénierie, Dunod, 10ème édition, 1824 p. EAN13 : 9782100754120. Revision of the 'Discharges' section in: A-1 Prélèvements, Connexions aquifères, Débits cours d’eaux.

Renard, B., Le Coz, J., Blanquart, B., Bonnifait, L. (2015) Statistiques avancées pour le calcul d’incertitudes en Hydrologie. Applications à la prédétermination et à l’hydrométrie [Advanced statistics for uncertainty computation in Hydrology. Applications to predetermination and hydrometry], Irstea, 116 p.

Le Coz, J., Camenen, B., Dramais, G., Ferry, M., Rosique, J.L., Ribot-Bruno, J. (2011) Contrôle des débits réglementaires. Application de l'article L. 214-18 du Code de l'environnement [Inspection of statutory discharges. Application of the L. 21418 article of the Environment Code], Eds. Onema/Irstea, 128 p.

Le Coz, J., Pierrefeu, G., Saysset,G., Brochot, J.F., Marchand, P. (2008) Mesures hydrologiques par profileurs Doppler ADCP [Hydrological measurements with ADCP Doppler profilers], Eds. Quae, 164 p.

Research and technical papers in French

Launay, M., Le Coz, J., Diouf, S., Camenen, B., Thollet, F., Coquery, M. (2019) Réévaluation des apports moyens de matières en suspension de l'Arve au Rhône [Re-estimation of mean suspended solid delivery of the Arve River to the Rhône River], La Houille Blanche, 2, 89-100

Dramais, G., Camenen, B., Le Coz, J. (2018) Comparaison de méthodes pour la mesure des matières en suspension dans les cours d'eau, en présence de sable [Methods comparison for river suspended sediment measurements containing sand], La Houille Blanche, 5-6, 96-105

Le Bescond, C., Thollet, F., Poulier, G., Gairoard, S., Lepage, H., Branger, F., Jamet, L., Raidelet, N., Radakovitch, O., Dabrin, A., Coquery, M., Le Coz, J. (2018) Des flux d’eau aux flux de matières en suspension et de contaminants associés : gestion d’un réseau de stations hydro‑sédimentaires sur le Rhône [From water fluxes to suspended particulate matter and associated contaminant fluxes: management of hydro‑sedimentary stations on the Rhône River], La Houille Blanche, 3, 63-70, 10.1051/lhb/2018033

Le Coz, J. (2018) L’hydrométrie en Nouvelle‑Zélande : l’esprit « Number 8 wire » [Hydrometry in New Zealand: the “Number 8 wire” mentality], La Houille Blanche, 2, 1-9, DOI 10.1051/lhb/2018025

Despax, A., Perret, C., Garcon, R., Hauet, A., Belleville, A., Le Coz, J., Favre, A.-C. (2018) Prise en compte de la qualité de l'échantillonnage dans l'estimation de l'incertitude des jaugeages par exploration du champ des vitesses (méthode Flaure) [Considering sampling quality for estimating the uncertainty of gaugings using the velocity‑area method (Flaure method)], La Houille Blanche, 1, 36-41

Horner, I., Le Coz, J., Renard, B., Branger, F. (2018) - Impact de la sensibilité des contrôles hydrauliques sur les incertitudes hydrométriques [The impact of control sensitivity on hydrometric uncertainties], La Houille Blanche, 1, 27-35, 10.1051/lhb/2018004

Belleville, A., Pierrefeu, G., Le Coz, J., Larrarte, F., Marchand, P., Pinatton, M., Augeard, B., Bechon, P.-M., Besson, D., Chisne, P., Dramais, G., Josserand, C., Poligot‑Pitsch, S., Puechberty, R. (2017) - Hydrométrie et normalisation [Hydrometry and standardisation], La Houille Blanche, 6, 57-66. doi:10.1051/lhb/2017059

Lang, M., Le Coz, J. (2017) – « Hydrométrie 2017 : mesures et incertitudes » Bilan sur le colloque des 14 et 15 mars 2017 à Villeurbanne (France) ["Hydrometry 2017: measurements and uncertainties" Report on the conference held on 14 and 15 March 2017 in Villeurbanne (France)], La Houille Blanche, 5, 79-80. doi:10.1051/lhb/2017048

Thollet, F., Le Coz, J., Dramais, G., Nord, G., Le Boursicaud, R., Jacob, E., Buffet, A. (2017) – Mesure de débit en rivière par station radar hauteur / vitesse selon la méthode de la vitesse témoin [Streamflow monitoring at stage / velocity radar stations using the index velocity method], La Houille Blanche, 5, 9-15. doi:10.1051/lhb/2017038

Camenen, B., Dramais, G., Le Coz, J., Ho, T.D., Gratiot, N., Piney, S. (2017) – Estimation d’une courbe de tarage hauteur-dénivelée-débit pour une rivière influencée par la marée [Estimation of a water level - discharge rating curve for a river influenced by the tide], La Houille Blanche, 5, 16-21. doi:10.1051/lhb/2017039

Mansanarez, V., Le Boursicaud, R., Le Coz, J., Renard, B., Lang, M., Horner, I., Pierrefeu, G., Pobanz, K. (2017) –  BaRatin-SFD, analyse bayésienne des courbes de tarage à double échelle et de leurs incertitudes [BaRatin-SFD, Bayesian analysis of rating curves at twin-gauge stations and their uncertainties], La Houille Blanche, 5, 22-28. doi:10.1051/lhb/2017040

F. Branger, F. Thollet, M. Crochemore, M. Poisbeau, N. Raidelet, P. Farissier, M. Lagouy, G. Dramais, J. Le Coz, A. Guérin, G. Tallec, J. Peschard, N. Mathys, S. Klotz, M. Tolsa (2014) - Le projet Base de Données pour les Observatoires en Hydrologie : un outil pour la bancarisation, la gestion et la mise à disposition des données issues des observatoires hydrologiques de long terme à Irstea, La Houille Blanche, 1, 33-38, doi:10.1051/lhb/2014005


A. Hauet, M. Jodeau, J. Le Coz, B. Marchand, A. die Moran, R. Le Boursicaud, G. Dramais (2014) - Application de la méthode LSPIV pour la mesure de champs de vitesse et de débits de crue sur modèle réduit et en rivière, La Houille Blanche, 3, 16-22, doi 10.1051/lhb/2014024


G. Dramais, J. Le Coz, R. Le Boursicaud, A. Hauet, M. Lagouy (2014) - Jaugeage par radar mobile, protocole et résultats, La Houille Blanche, 3, 23-29 DOI 10.1051/lhb/2014025


J. Le Coz, P.-M. Bechon, B. Camenen, G. Dramais (2014) - Quantification des incertitudes sur les jaugeages par exploration du champ des vitesses, La Houille Blanche, 5, 2014, 31-39, doi 10.1051/lhb/2014047


G. Dramais, B. Blanquart, J. Le Coz, G. Pierrefeu, A. Hauet, D. Atmane, K. Pobanz (2014) - Les essais inter laboratoires en hydrométrie, méthodologie et cas d’applications, La Houille Blanche, 5, 13-19, doi 10.1051/lhb/2014045


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