About Us


The Sonnblick Observatory is a remote measuring and research station within the Austrian Alps that was established in 1886. Highly motivated employees have helped the Sonnblick Observatory upgrade to a modern research site over the last century.

The Sonnblick Observatories’ research focus is based on global eco-system science with climate and environmental questions in particular. The Sonnblick Observatory is also open to research in different fields such as techniques and art.