In this web series, the BRGM teams present the major scientific advances of the French geological survey in 2021.
6 May 2022

6 societal challenges, 14 major scientific advances

The webinar programme includes 6 video presentations of 14 projects in our 6 scientific fields of research: geology and knowledge of the subsurface, groundwater management, risk management and spatial planning, mineral resources and the circular economy, the energy transition and digital data and infrastructures.

Geology and knowledge of the subsurface

BRGM held a webinar on 1 April 2021 to present a series of significant scientific advances made in 2021. Find out about the advances in geology and knowledge of the subsurface.

This video features: The SISMAORE mission - Isabelle Thinon / The integration of African geology into a single data repository - Yannick Callec.

© BRGM

Groundwater management

BRGM held a webinar on 1 April 2021 to present a series of significant scientific advances made in 2021. Find out about the advances in groundwater management.

This video features: The impact of seismicity on the evolution of hydrodynamic properties of a volcanic aquifer - Benoit Vittecoq / New tools for measuring water quality - Anne Togola.

© BRGM

Risk management and spatial planning

BRGM held a webinar on 1 April 2021 to present a series of significant scientific advances made in 2021. Find out about the advances in risk management and spatial planning.

This video features: The new method for characterising the treatability of polluted soils - Stéfan Colombano / Shake-maps, crisis management tools and rapid damage estimation - Samuel Auclair / Prevention strategies, analysis of land movement scenarios in Martinique - Marc Peruzzetto.

© BRGM

Mineral resources and the circular economy

BRGM held a webinar on 1 April 2021 to present a series of significant scientific advances made in 2021. Find out about advances in mineral resources and the circular economy.

This video features: Predictivity maps - Blandine Gourcerol / Bioleaching of mining waste - Anne-Gwenaëlle Guezennec.

© BRGM

The energy transition and subsurface space

BRGM held a webinar on 1 April 2021 to present a series of significant scientific advances made in 2021. Find out more about the advances in the field of the energy transition.

This video features: Lithium-rich geothermal brines - Laurent André / Performance analysis method for "energy systems involving the subsurface" - Thomas Le Guénan.

© BRGM

Digital data, services and infrastructure

BRGM held a webinar on 1 April 2021 to present a series of significant scientific advances made in 2021. Find out about advances in digital data, services and infrastructure.

This video features: Water transfer at great depth in Reunion Island - Bertrand Aunay / The digital platform concept: EPOS and Vigirisks - Jean-Baptiste Roquencourt / New digital standards on water data - Sylvain Grellet.

© BRGM