Wolfgang Gold

Prime delegate Austria, Treasurer


Short biography

Wolfgang is Head of Remote Sensing Department at the Austrian Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying (BEV). He studied geodesy at the Technical University of Vienna and finished with his diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) in 1986. He worked as a research assistant at the Technical University of Vienna in the field of geodesy.

In 1991 Wolfgang moved to the BEV into the control survey department. He was engaged in precise leveling and computation of the Austrian gravity base network and height system. In the year 2000 he moved to the remote sensing department as head of data acquisitions. In August 2013 Wolfgang became Head of this department.

 

About the Austrian Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying (BEV)

BEV - The Austrian Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying is a subordinate authority of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs. The metrology service consists of the National Metrology Institute (NMI) and the national legal metrology authority of Austria with 9 Verification Offices all over Austria. The main tasks in the field of Surveying and Geoinformation are Control Survey, Remote Sensing, Landscape Information and Cartography with a central office in Vienna and administration and maintenance of the cadaster mainly executed through more than 40 Cadastral Offices in Austria.