unbekannter Gast

Höfer von Heimhalt, Hans#

b. Loket, Czech Republic (then Elbogen), May 17, 1843, d. Vienna, Feb. 9, 1924, geologist, from 1864 worked at the state-owned coal and steel industry, 1867/68 geologist at the Imperial Institute of Geology, surveying and drawing maps; from 1869 taught at the School of Mining in Klagenfurt, later at the Mining Academy Přibram, 1881-1911 taught at the Leoben University of Mining and Metallurgy. 1872 geologist with the Wilczek expedition to Spitzbergen. Pioneered oil drilling techniques, was often consulted as an expert on drinking water supplies.

Works#

Das Erdoel (Petroleum) und seine Verwandten, 1888; Anleitung zur Bestimmung der Familien und Gattungen der Ammoniten und deren Nebenformen, 1892; Grundwasser und Quellen, 1912; Anleitung zum geologischen Beobachten, Kartieren und Profilieren, 1915.

Literature#

K. A. Redlich, H. H. v. H., Verhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, 1924; OeBL.