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Bureau of Geological and Mining Research

Organisation References
 Name BRGM
 Full Name Bureau of Geological and Mining Research
 Country France
 Type of organisation Research Organisation
 Address Bureau des Recherches Géologiques et Minières
3, avenue Claude Guillemin
BP 6009
45060 Orléans Cedex 2
 Web Site
 Organisation Description BRGM, the French geological survey, works towards the sustainable management of our subsurface resources.

Based in Orléans, France, BRGM is a public institution with industrial and commercial interests under the joint supervision of the ministries responsible for Research and for Industry.

The organisation has 860 employees, including over 600 scientists, engineers and technicians, spread in 26 Regional Geological Surveys in France and its overseas departments and territories and has teams working in more than 40 countries.

BRGM works in

  1. Technological research and development and innovation;
  2. Support for public policies and citizen information; and
  3. International co-operation and development aid.
The organisation’s charter covers 6 thematic areas, including environmental meteorology, mapping and digital information systems.
 Number of Projects 2
 Projects IGOS Geohazards - PO : IGOS Geohazards Project Office
COASTCHART : Coastline mapping service
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