2003 : Creation of the Environmental Research Observatory (ORE) in January at the initiative and with the financial support of the Ministry of Research, INSU and IRD

2005 : Acredited as ” Observation Service ” of INSU. Renamed “HYBAM Observation Service”.

2011 : Included in the SOERE (Systems of long-term Observation and Experimentation for environmental REsearch) ” Network of Drainage Basins – RBV “.

2015 : Becomes “National Observation Service”.

2016 : Integrates the OZCAR “French network of Critical Zone Observatories: Research and Applications” (11 National Observation Services).