NoeSLIDE is a transdisciplinary research project bringing together stakeholders of university research (University of Vienna, University of Heidelberg), Regional Council (Geologischer Dienst Land Lower Austria), federal government (GBA - Geologische Bundesanstalt) and other involved communities.

The people currently involved in this project are as follow

University of Vienna

Geological Service of Lower Austria

  • Dr. Joachim Schweigl
  • Dipl.Ing. Michael Bertagnoli

Wildbach und Lawinenverbauung

  • Dipl.Ing. Eduard Kotzmaier

Technical University of Vienna

  • Ass.-Prof. Dr. Adrian Flores-Oroszco
  • Dipl.Ing. Jakob Gallistl
  • Dipl.Ing. Matthias Steiner

University of Heidelberg

  • Dr. Dirk Hoffmeister
  • Jun.-Prof. Dr. Bernhard Höfle

Federal Geological Agency of Austria (GBA)

  • Mag. Birgit Jochum
  • Mag. David Ottowitz


Former Employees

  • Hanna Schechtner, MSc (Projektverwaltung)
  • Lucia Felbauer, MSc (Projektverwaltung)
  • Thomas Binder, BA BSc (Studienassistent)
  • Roman Nemec (IT Management)
  • Dott. Mestre Marco Miani (Techniker)
  • Oliver Sczcech (IT Management)
  • Gregor Lützenburg, MSc (Studienassistent)
  • Dr. Benni Thiebes (Projektkoordination)
  • Dr. Ekrem Canli (Projektkoordination)
  • Bernhard Groiss (Techniker)


We would also like to thank the municipal administration in Gresten (especially Mag. Irmgard Plank). Thanks also go to the extremely cooperative and helpful neighbors both in Gresten (Ing.Johannes Käfer, Karl Plank, Karl Aigner-Fehringer) and at the Hofermühle in Konradsheim (Johannes Oberbramberger).

A big thank you goes to

  • to the colleagues from the ENGAGE working group at the University of Vienna for their active support with field work, in particular to Mr. William Ries, MSc, Ms. Nina Marlovits, MSc and Mr. Stefan Haselberger, MSc
  • to external helpers for support with data collection and evaluation, in particular to Dr. Katalin Gillemot and Dr. Elmar Schmaltz
  • as well as to numerous students of the University of Vienna, the TU Vienna and the BOKU for support in the field and their commitment in the context of theses.