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GeoSphere Austria – Bundesanstalt für Geologie, Geophysik, Klimatologie und Meteorologie
Hohe Warte 38
1190 Wien

Phone: +43 1 36026
Fax: +43 1 369 12 33

Commercial register No.: FN 584036 b
Commercial register court: Handelsgericht Wien
VAT ID number: ATU78680526

Registered office: Vienna

Legal form: Institution under public law

Management: GeoSphere Austria is managed by the Commercial General Director Ing.in Mag.a Sylvia Bauer-Beck and the Scientific General Director Dr. Andreas Schaffhauser.

Object of the company: Provision of services in the fields of geology, geophysics, climatology and meteorology according to § 4 GSAG.

Supervisory Authority: As an institution under public law, GeoSphere Austria is subject to the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.


The copyright and rights of use of the information provided, as well as all other related intellectual property rights, are held by GeoSphere Austria. The contents of this website are intended for personal use only. Any further use or reproduction of the contents of this website, in particular commercial use and transfer to third parties, requires the express consent of GeoSphere Austria. The removal or alteration of copyright notices is not permitted under any circumstances.

GeoSphere Austria - Federal Institute of Geology, Geophysics, Climatology and Meteorology is a word mark registered in the trademark register of the Austrian Patent Office.

The logo of GeoSphere Austria is a word-picture trademark registered in the trademark register of the Austrian Patent Office.


GeoSphere Austria constantly checks and updates the information on its websites. Despite all care, data may have changed in the meantime. Therefore, GeoSphere Austria does not assume any liability or guarantee for the topicality, correctness and completeness of the information provided.

Furthermore, GeoSphere Austria reserves the right to make changes or additions to the information provided.

The information provided on the website is not legally binding. The website of GeoSphere Austria may contain links to websites of other providers, for which GeoSphere Austria assumes no responsibility or liability.

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ROR-ID of GeoSphere Austria: https://ror.org/0181cy234




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The information contained on this website was put together with a great deal of care. However, we cannot be held liable for the accuracy, completeness and/or currentness of the contents. As service providers we are legally responsible for the website contents provided by us according to § 7 para .1 of the TMG (Tele-Media-Code). However, according to §§ 8 to 10 TMG as service providers we are not bound to monitor any transmitted or stored information from third parties or to research circumstances that suggest an illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information remain unaffected in accordance with general law. Liability relating to this applies from the point in time when the operator has knowledge of a concrete breach of the law. As soon as we become aware of any illegal content, we will remove this content immediately.

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