Christian Köberl

is former Director General of the Natural History Museum Vienna and full professor of geosciences (planetary geology) at the University of Vienna, where he is the deputy head of the Department of Lithospheric Research. He is full member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, where he heads the Committee on Geosciences. He published over 460 peer-reviewed papers; asteroid 15963 is named in his honor “Koeberl”.

University of Vienna
Althanstrasse 14
A-1090 Vienna

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