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Risks and spatial planning

Controlling risks and their impacts to ensure regional resilience

Introduction d'entête
Global change is making regions more vulnerable to natural hazards and anthropogenic pollution. BRGM has made risk science a cornerstone of its activities.

Monitoring the displacement of fuel in the plurimetric pilot plant (PPM/PRIME) as part of the SPLODGE project. The purpose of this project is to develop a method for locating and quantifying light petroleum hydrocarbons (in the form of pure products) in the unsaturated zone and roof of the aquifer, combining conventional diagnostic methods (drilling, measurements and analyses, etc.) with geophysical monitoring methods (permittivity and resistivity). These recognition methods are supported by multiphase modelling. © BRGM - D. Depoorter



To promote sustainable development and support the regions, it is implementing an integrated approach to the risk chain, from prevention to adaptation, through preparation, warning, crisis management support, recovery and remediation. BRGM is also involved in managing former mining or industrial sites and rehabilitating contaminated wasteland. In particular, it promotes the recycling of excavated soil by developing characterisation methods to certify soil recovery potential and ensure its traceability.