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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Risks: BRGM partnership agreement renewed with the University of Kyoto

The BRGM and the University of Kyoto have renewed their partnership agreement on risk prevention for a further five years.

BRGM signs a MOU with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

On April 10th 2018, BRGM signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a Department of Energy Office of Science lab managed by University of California.

Waves and sea-level rise: new research results

Sea-level rise varies with the contributions of waves, which are governed in turn by inter-annual to multi-decadal timescales. This result is presented in a study in which the BRGM was involved.

PanAfGeo programme: 231 African geologists trained in 2017

PanAfGeo, a 3-year pan-African programme of unprecedented scale and ambition, was launched in 2017 to train 1200 geologists from 54 African countries. The first results are highly encouraging.

The BRGM Awards

In 2018, for the first time, the BRGM awarded prizes for outstanding results achieved by staff and teams of the BRGM Group.

Partnership agreement between BRGM and CEREMA

The BRGM and CEREMA signed a framework partnership agreement on 16 February 2018, mainly on seismic risks, gravity risks and geothermal applications.

The BRGM at the National Coastline Monitoring Committee meeting

The BRGM took part in the 30 January 2018 meeting of the national committee for coastline monitoring and integrated management, opened by Brune Poirson, Secretary of State for Minister Nicolas Hulot.

Workshop on "Advanced modelling of particulate and cohesive materials"

The BRGM took part in the workshop on advanced modelling by the Discrete Element Method, organised at the Ecole Centrale de Lyon on 22 and 23 January 2018.


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