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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 increasingly enriches the Bibliographia Cartographica (bibliography of international scientific cartographic literature) with freely accessible online publications and maintains the Open Access domain 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.


NFDI4Earth is the consortia within the framework of the National Research Data Infrastrucutre (NFDI), that adresses addresses the digital needs in Earth system research. NFDI4Earth is a community-driven process providing researchers with FAIR, coherent, and open access to all relevant Earth System data, to innovative research data management and data science methods.


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.


The Paläontologische Gesellschaft promotes research and scientific exchange. In this capacity, it functions as an intermediary between science and the public sphere and maintains international networks. With over 800 members, the society is one of the largest associations of scientists, collectors, students, patrons of science and culture, and persons with a common interest in this field. The Paläontologische Gesellschaft is internationally oriented. Its journal, the Paläontologische Zeitschrift, is its most important medium of publication and is of international interest.