EOST hosts two research units: the Institute of Physics of the Earth of Strasbourg IPGS and the Laboratory of hydrology and geochemistry of Strasbourg LHyGeS. EOST is also the leader of the «laboratory of excellence» G-eau-thermie profonde project aiming to initiate a new research center for deep geothermal energy. Improving the knowledge of deep geothermal reservoirs and developing techniques are the main goals for the exploitation of this sustainable resource.


The laboratory of excellence G-EAU-THERMIE PROFONDE contributes to the development of the use of deep geothermal energy, a source of renewable energy, thanks to a better knowledge of deep geothermal reservoirs and new technologies for exploitation.

The project aims to develop knowledge in the geothermal field by bringing together academic skills and industrial expertise to study the structure of deep geothermal reservoirs of the Upper Rhine Graben.

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EOST is involved in Equipex («Equipment of Excellence») projects in geophysics (RESIF-CORE), in environmental sciences (Critex) and in gravimetry (Miga). Our Equipex projects aim to build tools at the forefront of scientific research.

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