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Franz Reiter

E-Mail: franz.reiter@uibk.ac.at


Portrait Franz

Current position

  • PhD Student
  • Lecturer at the University of Innsbruck (since 2002): Use of GIS-systems in geology


  • Msc (Mag. rer. nat.) in Geology (University of Innsbruck, July 2000)

Former Positions

  • 2000-2002: Research Assistant at the University of Innsbruck, project “Brittle tectonics along the proposed route of the Brenner Base Tunnel”
  • 2002-2004: Research Assistant at the Austrian Geological Survey, project “Environmental tectonics of the eastern Stubai Alps” (in cooperation with University of Innsbruck)
  • 2004-2008: Research Assistant at the University of Innsbruck, project “Tectonic investigations for the planned brenner base tunnel, phase II”
  • 2007-2008: Geologist, Amt der Vorarlberger Landesregierung (substitute position)
  • 2008-2011: Geologist, Austrian Federal Railways, Energy department

Research Topics

          Brittle tectonics
Active tectonics and seismology
Geoinformatics, use of geographic information systems (GIS) in geology
Stratigraphy of the Northern Calcareous Alps
Alpine geology
Software development for structural geology (see software page).


Einführung in Geographische Informationssysteme für Geologen (Introduction to geographic information systems for geologists), every winter semester (together with Hannah Pomella)


Mountaineering, Skiing
Musics (Guitar)
Watersports (scuba diving, sailing)

Research partners

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