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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Activities: Geology

Anniversary: BRGM launches a website about its history

On 23 October 2019, BRGM will 60 years old. To mark the event, the French geological survey is reviewing its history. Until the end of the year, the BRGM History site will be enriched with new stories.

Open Science: access now available to the BRGM's subsoils databank (BSS)

In line with its commitments under the French Open Science plan, the BRGM now offers free access to the BSS subsoils databank via the InfoTerre portal.

French Geological Reference Platform: map of the Pyrenees released

On 3 and 4 June 2019, the BRGM and its partners presented the scientific results of five years of study on the Pyrenees for the French Geological Reference Platform (RGF).

"14-18: Tremblements de Guerre", a geological history of the Great War

On 23 April 2019, the BRGM will give a Tuesday Science Talk in Chartres entitled "14-18: Tremblements de Guerre", on the geological history of the Great War.

PanAfGeo: 689 geoscientists from 44 African countries complete training

In two years of activity, the PanAfGeo training programme, which is piloted by the BRGM and designed for geoscientists working for Africa's geological surveys, has covered 44 out of 54 African countries.

EGU 2019

The BRGM will be participating in the European Geosciences Union (EGU) Congress on 7 - 12 April 2019 in Vienna (Austria).

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.

Geotechnical Data Standardization Workshop

The Geotechnical Data Standardization Workshop will be held from the 22nd to the 24th January in Paris. The French Geological Survey (BRGM) will be hosting this workshop along with the MINnD project.


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