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BRGM - OFFICE OF GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL RESEARCH, REGIONAL GEOLOGICAL SERVICE OF PACA

The BRGM is France's leading public institution involved in the Earth Sciences applications
for the sustainable management of natural resources and surface and subsurface risks.
The BRGM's 4 missions (scientific research, support to public policy development, international cooperation and mine safety) are deployed in 10 topic areas : geology, mineral resources, geothermal energy, geological storage of CO2, water, post-mining, natural risks, polluted soils and waste, metrology and information systems.

The BRGM is the french geological survey.

2 objectives

• Understanding geological geological processes and associated risks, developing new methodologies and techniques, producing and disseminating relevant, high-quality data.

• Developing and providing the necessary tools to manage surface and subsurface areas and natural resources to prevent natural risks and pollution and to implement climate change policies.

4 missions


Scientific research
Support to public policy development

International cooperation
Mine safety

10 topic areas


Geology
Mineral resources
Geothermal energy
Geological storage of CO2
Water

Post-mining
Natural risks
Polluted soils and waste
Metrology
Information systems

The BRGM : a public institution with industrial and commercial interests

Created in 1959, The BRGM (Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières) is a public institution with industrial and commercial interests whose legal status was redefined in September 2004. It reports to the Ministry for Higher Education and Research and the Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and the Sea.

The BRGM and Europe


The BRGM has for many years played a determining role in the building of the European geological arena. It participates in european research and international cooperation programmes. It has contributed to the creation of EuroGeoSurveys, an association of European geological surveys.

           

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