Erläuterungen zur geologischen Themenkarte Thermalwässer in Österreich 1 : 500 000

Die vorliegende Karte zu den heimischen Thermalwasservorkommen sowie beiliegende Erläuterungen wurden im Rahmen eines Projekts der Geologischen Bundesanstalt (GBA) mit dem Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft (BMLFUW) erstellt.

Gosau (Salzkammergut, Oberösterreich) und Rußbach am Pass Gschütt (Tennengau, Salzburg)

Band 70

GeoMol – Geologische 3D-Modellierung des österreichischen Molassebeckens und Anwendungen in der Hydrogeologie und Geothermie im Grenzgebiet von Oberösterreich und Bayern

Markante Gesteine des Waldviertels – Die Gesteinsstelen vor dem Krahuletz-Museum in Eggenburg

Rocky Austria

Geologie von Österreich - kurz und bunt

Erläuterungen zu Blatt 122 Kitzbühel

Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt

Volume 156/1–4


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 flame of a gas stove.
Austria is able to cover about 15 percent of own needs with domestic natural gas.
© Geological Survey of Austria / Andreas Ortag

In Austria, economically relevant amounts of petroleum and natural gas are located in the subsurface of the Vienna Basin and in the Molasse Zone. Annual production by the two remaining Austrian oil companies, RAG andOMV, averages 1 million tons of crude ...

Map of surface heat flow in Austria.
Surface heat flow.
© Geological Survey of Austria

Geothermal energy results from heat stored deep inside the Earth. Ambient temperatures at the Earth’s surface increase continuously with depth and exceed 4,000°C in the Earth’s core. The heat emanates constantly from the Earth’s interior and has been used for centuries. ...

Pumpjack in the form of a horse's head pump. On background blue sky with cirrus clouds and fields.
Through oil and gas drillings the Vienna Basin has been explored to great depths.
© Geological Survey of Austria

A set of thematic maps covers the sedimentary basins framing the Eastern Alps from Salzburg to Linz, St. Pölten, Vienna, Eisenstadt and Graz, at a scale of 1:200,000. The maps display magnetic, gravimetric and geological structures ...