Extensive Book Donation of the Herbert-Batliner European Institute to the University of Salzburg
The University Library Salzburg has received the status of "Depository Library of the United Nations". Worldwide, UN depository libraries collect and index official documents and publications of the principal bodies of the United Nations in order to make them accessible to the university sector, as well as the interested public.
Salzburger Researchers Prove Systematic Error in GPS-based Distance Measurements
Originally used for positioning, GPS devices are now also used to measure distances traveled – for instance, the GPS tracking of athletes or fleet management. However, mathematically explainable error influences distance measurements with GPS devices.
New Species Named after Salzburg Biologist: Award for World-class Research
For the second time, Salzburg biologist, Sabine Agatha, is now the namesake of a new “Wimpertierchenart (ciliate)” named Antestrombidium Agathae. Salzburg, along with China and Korea, is an international hotspot of ciliates research.