Bundesamt für Eich und Vermessungswesen


National name of organisation Bundesamt für Eich und Vermessungswesen
English spelling of organisation Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying
Member status Full
Foundation date 1923
Responsible ministry / organisation Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
Number of staff 1,200


Geodetic survey yes
Topographic mapping yes
Cadastre yes
Land registration yes
Military mapping yes
Thematic mapping no
Hydrographic mapping no
Aerial photography yes
Satellite imagery no
Scale range of products Topogr. maps 1:25K - 1:500K, Cadastral maps 1:1000 - 1:5000


Central government yes
Local government yes
Utilities yes
Commercial yes
Military yes


Direct yes
VARs yes
Map publishers yes

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Contact details

Head of organisation Dipl.-Ing. Wernher Hoffmann
Permanent correspondent Dipl.-Ing. Gerda Schennach
Postal address Bundesamt für Eich und Vermessungswesen
Schiffamtsgasse 1-3
1020 Wien
Website address