Sonnblick Team

The Sonnblick Observatory is operated everyday of the year. At least two employees are constantly stationed on-site. Due to our non-stop operations, we can devolop precise monitoring and the implementation of research projects. Our projects at the Sonnblick Observatory are complex and diversified.

The listed team is supported by additional GeoSphere Austria employees and partner.


Head of the Sonnblick Observatory

Dr. Elke Ludewig

Management Assistence

Wolfgang Senoner, MSc





SBO System Engineers

Measuring Technique, Aerosols, IT, Science

Dipl. Ing. Gerhard Schauer

Infrastructure, Networks

Leo Hettegger

Measuring Technique, ACTRIS CIS, IT, Science

Christian Maier, MSc

Infrastructure, Networks

Dipl. Ing. Thomas Bachleitner





Science & Scientific Programs

Dr. Julia Burkart




SBO Technicians

Hermann Scheer, SBL
Matthias Daxbacher, SBL
Norbert Daxbacher, SBL
Bernhard Langreiter
Thomas Krombholz
Andreas Wiegele


Alexander Kehl


Facility Manager, Cable Car Manager

na Gerhard Holleis, SBL