Correspondents of Geological Survey of Austria
Since 1850 persons who have gained some merits for the Geological Survey of Austria may be honoured as „Korrespondenten der Geologischen Bundesanstalt“. Correspondents of the Geological Survey and its predecessor organizations are persons from outside the Geological Survey who help to expand the knowledge base of the survey by handing over data, fossils, minerals, etc. or by geoscientific discussions.
The nomination together with the handover of a certificate is soften made in the context of a jubilee. The names are annouced in the annual reports.