INSPIRE Knowledge Base

BRGM

LMO Description
Organisation: 
BRGM
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
    Details
    Level of authority: 
    National
    France
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>Public institution with industrial and commercial interests (EPIC), under the joint supervision of the ministries responsible for Research, for Industry and for Environment.</p>
    Main Activities: 
    Objectives: - understand geological phenomena - develop new methodologies and techniques - produce and disseminate pertinent, high-quality data in order to provide public authorities with the necessary tools for - surface, subsurface and natural-resource management - natural-risk and pollution prevention - regional planning and development Three missions: - Technological research and development and innovation - Support for public policies and citizen information - International cooperation and development aid Thematic domains of geosciences: - Mineral resources - Water - Development planning and natural risks - Environment and pollution - Geothermal energy and CO2 storage - Environmental metrology - Mapping and digital information systems
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    National
    France
    Societal Sector: 
    Public sector
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    . Major participant in the GEIXS project . Participation in the INSPIRE expert group as representative of EuroGeoSurveys . Participation in the ORCHESTRA and RISE FP6 projects . Member of OGC Technical Committee . Development of InfoTerre BRGM geo-portal compliant with OGC/ISO standards
    Primary Business: 
    Geological mapping, natural risks, water resources, environmental management, energy and mineral resources
    Environmental application domains: 
    Monitoring soils, groundwater, natural hazards, natural resources