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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Open Science: free access to the BRGM's digital geological maps

In line with its commitments under the national Open Science plan, the BRGM is now providing free access to its geological maps of mainland France via the InfoTerre portal.

Seismic activity in Mayotte: launch of an observation campaign

Several hundred seismic events have been recorded on and around Mayotte since May 2018. In February 2019, several campaigns were launched on land and at sea to gain a better understanding of this ongoing seismic activity.

Investing for the Future: Labex Voltaire renewed for 5 years

The Voltaire Laboratory of Excellence, in which the BRGM is involved with its partners on the Grand Campus d’Orléans, is to receive renewed funding under the Investing for the Future programme.

Operational post-mining: a new BRGM website

To provide up-to-date information on its post-mining activities and meet the needs of its partners, the BRGM has entirely redesigned its website for Mine Safety and Risk Prevention.

First BRGM-UPPA agreement on energy and the environment

The BRGM and the University of Pau and the Adour Basin signed an initial framework agreement on 23 January in Pau. The aim is to develop joint research on geo-energy and the environment.

Natural risks and geoscience research: a new BRGM-IPGP partnership

The BRGM and the Paris Institute of Planetary Physics (IPGP) signed an initial framework agreement on 18 January 2019, aiming to strengthen their scientific cooperation.

Natural resources: first agreement between BRGM and University of Cape Town

BRGM and the University of Cape Town signed a first agreement on 4 February 2019 in Cape Town. It aims to promote scientific cooperation in the fields of mineral resources and the environment.

Two BRGM scientists awarded the Legion of Honour

Isabelle Czernichowski-Lauriol and Nathalie Dörfliger, respectively specialising in CO2 geological storage and groundwater, have been admitted to the knighthood of the Legion of Honour.


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