Jean Margat: his career from Maghreb to France, birth and evolution of the hydrogeological science

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Jean Margat belongs to personalities who marked the birth and development of hydrogeology in France and in the world.

Carried out during discussions with members of the IAH French Chapter, this video allows to trace his career in the Maghreb where he made his first professional experience in hydrogeology, and then at the French Geological Survey (BRGM) where he was the head of the Hydrogeology Department, and his activity as an expert for several international organizations.

The evocation of the various stages of the career path of Jean Margat allows sharing his view and his experience on the main legs of the evolution of the hydrogeological science and of groundwater survey and management.

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Recording date
2012/09/01
Recording location
Saint-Cyr-en-Val, Loiret, France
Credits
Interviewed by: Bernard Blavoux, Laurence Chery, Nathalie Dorfliger, Serger Lallier, Damien Salquèbre
Subtitles: Wesley Banfield, Philippe Renard
Editing: Damien Salquèbre, Sylvain Tissot
Sponsors
CFH : IAH French Chapter

One Response to “Jean Margat: his career from Maghreb to France, birth and evolution of the hydrogeological science”

  1. Theo Olsthoorn, Prof. Emer.

    C’est merveilleux de pouvoir entendre un si long interview avec autant de détails de vôtre grande oeuvre, et d’avoir pu vous rencontrer au Marco en personne.

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