APRI – the Austrian Polar Research Institute

The Austrian Polar Research Institute (APRI) is a research consortium that promotes and coordinates research and education in the area of polar sciences at the participating organisations. The APRI involves about 50 scientists in 14 research groups.

News at APRI


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Annual Meeting

Presenting the new APRI Management Team

On November 11th 2020, the APRI General Assembly elected a new APRI Management Team: Wolfgang Schöner (University of Graz): Director Birgit Sattler (University of Innsbruck): Vice-Director Andreas Richter (University of Vienna): Executive Secretary Peter Schweitzer (University of Vienna): Vice Executive Secretary…

Newly discovered foraminifera species named after Viennese paleonthologist

A research group including Petra Heinz and Patrik Bukenberger discovered a new foraminifera species and named it after the paleonthologist Peter Pervesler: Turrispirillina pervesleri. You can read more about the foraminifera found on the Gakkel Ridge in the Arctic Ocean and…