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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Earth System and Big Data : Launch of the European Infrastructure EPOS

Wednesday 7 November 2018 officially launches the European Plate Observing System (EPOS) for the pooling of data and services for the study of our planet. BRGM is part of this initiative.

BRGM Campus: new developments in 2018-2019

Under the "BRGM Campus" label, the BRGM provides support to higher education in the geosciences field. This year sees new developments for the partnership with Orléans University.

Critical and strategic metals: IOM3 award for the FAME project

The European FAME project, partnered by the BRGM, was awarded the Medal of Excellence by IOM3, a leading international professional body in the raw materials sector.

National data on polluted sites and soils now distributed by the BRGM

In consultation with the Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, the BRGM distributes policies and methodologies for managing polluted sites and soils through its InfoTerre portal.

Michèle Rousseau elected to the Board of the AllEnvi Council

The Council of the French National Alliance for Research on the Environment, AllEnvi, was reorganised on 17 July 2018. Michèle Rousseau, Chair of the BRGM, was elected to the Board.

The energy transition in France: a report on uses of the subsoil

The BRGM contributed to a report from the Academy of Science and the Academy of Technology on strategies for making use of subsoil resources to support the energy transition in France.

Signature of the national charter on professional ethics in research

Since its creation, the BRGM has been committed to a demanding approach to ethics. It has now become the 34th signatory to the French national charter on professional ethics in research.

Listed industrial facilities: a guide to groundwater surveillance

With INERIS, the BRGM co-authored a guide on behalf of the DGPR on applications of groundwater quality surveillance to listed facilities and polluted sites (Surveillance de la qualité des eaux souterraines appliquée aux ICPE et sites pollués).


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