The Megha-Tropiques french Science Team conducts scientific research, define the instruments characteristics, algorithm development, and validate the products. In France, a number of CNRS/INSU laboratories are part of this science team. The Principal Investigator of the French science team is Rémy Roca (LEGOS). He is responsible for all the scientific activities related to the mission and he chairs the Mission Advisory Group which gathers representatives of the involved laboratories, CNES, METEO-FRANCE and IRD.
The french scientists, as a part of the Mission Advisory Group, are: