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

All the news and media

Apply a filter to news list:

Call for proposals: thesis topics for 2018-2019

To strengthen its policy on theses, the BRGM is introducing a PhD programme with a call for proposals for thesis topics for the next two years.

A cavity discovered in the pyramid of Kheops

The aim of the ScanPyramids project, launched on 25 October 2015 by the HIP Institute and the University of Cairo, was to use non-destructive methods for surveys of large funerary monuments of the 4th Dynasty to better understand their architecture.

Retracing alabaster trade routes in Mediaeval Europe

In 2013, the BRGM and the Louvre Museum began work on the Alabaster project, in close cooperation with the Historic Monuments Research Laboratory (LRMH) and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Heritage Conservation and Restoration (CICRP), and with the participation of renowned museums in France and...

Signature of a framework agreement with the Earthquake Research Institute

On 2 October 2017, in the presence of the Minister for Higher Education, Research and Innovation, the BRGM and the Earthquake Research Institute (ERI) of the University of Tokyo undertook to join forces in their research on muographic imaging for natural risk prevention, which uses 3D muon-based...

Marion Crenner, winner of the 2017 VIE integration award for her work in India

Marion Crenner, a hydrogeologist working with the BRGM in Hyderabad under the international enterprise volunteer (VIE) scheme, received the 2017 award in New Delhi for her active collaborative work with the IFCGR.

Symposium on Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Geosciences

BRGM will host the symposium entitled "Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Geosciences", on January from 15th to 17th 2018 at BRGM in Orléans (France).

Closing conference of the IMAGE project

20 partners from 7 European countries, including the BRGM, worked together under the IMAGE project to develop methods and techniques for exploring high-temperature geothermal resources in Iceland. The project began under the 7th FPRD in 2013 and is now nearing completion. The results will be...

104th Technical Committee meeting of the open Geospatial Consortium

The BRGM is taking part in the 104th OGC Technical Committee meeting (TC OGC) to be held in Southampton (UK) from 11 to 14 September 2017.


BRGM - 3 avenue Claude-Guillemin - BP 36009 45060 Orléans Cedex 2 - France Tel.: +33 (0)2 38 64 34 34