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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Renewable Energy Week

The BRGM is partnering and contributing to Renewable Energy Week, on 4 and 5 December 2018 in Paris.

Closing conference of the Interreg GRETA Alpine Space project

The ERDF GRETA project on potential use of shallow geothermal resources in the Alpine area, partnered by the BRGM, held its closing conference on 7 November 2018 at Villeurbanne.

Launch of the national coastline observatories network website

The French coastline observatories network federates the local organisations responsible for monitoring coastlines. The BRGM contributed to the design of its web portal, now available on line.

The new 2019 course catalogue to mark 20 years of BRGM training

The BRGM's training branch, BRGM Formation, has been addressing the needs of professional engineers, technicians, decision-makers, planners and project managers working for companies and the public sector for 20 years.


The BRGM is sponsoring the 2019 edition of EUROCLAY. This event is held from the 1st to the 5th July 2019 in Paris, at the Pierre et Marie Curie University.

2018 Science Festival

From 6 to 14 October 2018, the BRGM, France's geological survey, is taking part in the 27th Science Festival in Paris, Orléans and the French regions.

3rd Prométhée workshop

The BRGM, involved in the French national network Promethee, organises the 3rd Prométhée workshop dedicated to bioleaching, to be held on 10 October 2018, in Orléans, France.

2017 Annual Report

As the French reference institution for geoscience research, the BRGM addressed a great many topics in 2017.


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