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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First RISVAL Project workshop

The RISVAL project, financed under the EU ALCOTRA programme and coordinated by the Aosta Valley Autonomous Region (Italy) organised its first workshop on 14 - 15 December 2017 in Aosta, Italy. This workshop, organised for regional players (central and local government) responsible for managing...

World Efficiency Solutions 2017

The BRGM took part in the World Efficiency Solutions event, the leading international forum on low-resource, low-carbon economics, held in Paris - Porte de Versailles on 12-14 December 2017.

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.

EPL Trophy 2017: Gardanne, a "smart city for tomorrow"

The project to redevelop the Yvon Morandat mine in Gardanne "from brownfield site to technological and social innovation hub" was awarded the EPL 2017 Trophy in the "smart cities for tomorrow" category, on 11 October 2017 in Bordeaux.

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).


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