Commission for the Palaeontological and

Stratigraphical Research of Austria (CPSA)

   



Databases

 

Lithstrat

"Lithstrat" is the official, online available, lithostratigraphic database of the Austrian Stratigraphic Commission of the Austrian National Committee of Geology. It is a joint project of the "Commission for the Palaeontological und Stratigraphical Research of Austria" of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the working group "Stratigraphy" of the Austrian Geological Society and the Geological Survey of Austria. The project was initiated to register the confusing number of lithostratigraphic units in Austria systematically and to make them free available. The database is supervised at the Geological Survey of Austria (Supervisors: Dr. Irene Zorn, Piotr Lipiarski).

OeTyp

"OeTyp" is an online available, palaeontological database of Austrian fossils. It is a joint project of the "Commission for the Palaeontological und Stratigraphical Research of Austria" of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the National History Museum Vienna. The objective of the project is registration of palaeontological types, imaged exemplars and the reference material from Austrian fossil collections. The database is supervised at the Geological-Palaeontological Department of the National History Museum Vienna (Supervisor: Dr. Andreas Kroh).

Austrofossil

The online available "Austrofossil"-database is a project of the "Commission for the Palaeontological und Stratigraphical Research of Austria" of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Supervision: Prof. Dr. Helmut W. Flügel). It provides informations of taxonomic groups as well as of geographic, geologic, chronologic and lithostratigraphic units. In addition, data on references, condition and depository of animal and botanical fossil findings in Austria and immediate surroundings are available. Database and index of fossils are published in the Catalogus Fossilium Austriae.