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The volume with 360 pages contains articles in the fields of quaternary geology, stratigraphy, facies and palaeontology focusing on decapoda, gastropoda and foraminifera, an obituary (Wolfgang Seiberl), four historical articles, 42 mapping reports from the years 2001–2003 and 2009–2016 and book reviews.
The Austrian National Committee of Geosciences is the umbrella organisation of all Austrian geoscientific institutions, including the responsible ministry. It represents the interests of the geoscientific community nationally and internationally, especially at the IUGS (International Union of Geosciences). The president of the ÖNKG is getting elected from the group of its members. Theoffice is located at the Geological Survey of Austria, the secretary is the director of the survey. The Austrian National Committee of Geosciences was founded in 1961; it holds meetings twice a year in spring and autumn.