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The Specialised Information Service Cartography and Geodata (FID KARTEN) primarily provides access to topographic and thematic maps in analogue and/or digital form as well as special directories and structured assistance in obtaining geodata. The FID KARTEN maintains the open access research platforms Bibliographia Cartographica and the new subject repository KartDok.


To scientists of mining and metallurgy, deposit science, prospecting and processing with recycling, as well as the feedstock industry, the Montanportal will offer information research for reports, statistics, research results, guidelines and other publications.


The Geoscience Student Experience and Interest Network (GeStEIN) e.V.offers German-speaking students of the geosciences an exchange platform, represents the interests of German-speaking geoscience student bodies in public and sends members to working groups and advisory boards of various geoscience societies. They edit the results of the Bundesfachschaftentagung (BuFaTa) and communicate these internally and externally via various platforms.



The "Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft e.V." (DMG) is a scientific and non-profit society with the purpose of promoting the mineralogical science with all its sub-fields in teaching and research and to facilitate the personal and scientific relations of its members among each other.


The German Geological Society - Geological Association (DGGV) is an international, non-profit organisation in the geosciences with over 3500 members from more than 64 countries. Prominent founding members of the society, which was founded in 1848 in Berlin as the German Geological Society (DGG), included Alexander von Humboldt and Leopold von Buch.