A cleft in Antelope Lower Canyon, forming what is known as a slot canyon (Arizona, USA). © Joe Cornish/Digital Vision/Getty Images

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AGU Fall Meeting 2018

The BRGM is taking part in the Fall Meeting organised by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) from 10 to 14 December 2018 in Washington (USA).

Excavated earths: Immoterre project by Bouygues TP and BRGM

Bouygues Travaux Publics and the BRGM are the partners of the Immoterre R&D project on sustainable management of excavated earths. They will present their partnership at the Pollutec Trade Fair.

Climate Change: BRGM research cited by the IPCC at the French Senate

During a Senate hearing on 10 October 2018, Valérie Masson-Delmotte, a palaeoclimatologist and member of the IPCC, presented the IPCC special report on a 1.5°C rise in global temperatures.

National Assizes on Natural Risks 2019

The BRGM will be taking part in the National Assizes on Natural Risks (ANRN), organised by the Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition on 25 and 26 March 2019 in Montpellier, France.

2018 Dolomieu Prize awarded to Philippe Ciais

Philippe Ciais, research director at the Laboratory of Climate and Environmental Sciences, is the winner of the Dolomieu Prize, founded by the BRGM and awarded each year by the French Academy of Sciences.

Pollutec Trade Show 2018

The BRGM will be taking part in the Pollutec Trade Show to be held in Lyon from 27 to 30 November 2018. As the French Geological Survey, the BRGM is a member of the organising committee and will hold a stand.

Earthquake swarm in Mayotte: a clearer understanding is emerging

Several hundred seismic events have been recorded in Mayotte since May 2018. This seismic activity is continuing, and scientists are working to understand the causes of this earthquake swarm.

Geological storage of CO2: the ENOS project recognized by the CSLF

The Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF), an international initiative on climate change, has officially recognized the ENOS project, coordinated by BRGM, for its contribution to the development of CO2 storage technologies.


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