Dr. BSc. MSc.
Matthias Kranner

project researcher
Matthias Kranners ORCID record:

08/2021 – ongoing Elasmobranch diversity across the K/Pg boundary in the Tethyan realm
PI: Mathias Harzhauser, NHMW
02/2021 – 09/2021 Cretaceous biostratigraphy of the Gosau Group in well Gänserndorf UeT3
PI: Michael König (OMV)
07/2020 – 08/2021 Reevaluation of late Oligocene biostratigraphy and paleoecology of the North Alpine Foreland Basin (Austria)
PI: Mathias Harzhauser, NHMW
07/2019 – 03/2020  Miocene biostratigraphy at the well Altlichtenwarth T1 (active drilling process, northern Vienna Basin) (Austria)
PI: Philipp Strauss (OMV)
05/2018 – ongoing Middle Miocene biostratigraphy and paleoenvironments in the southern part of the Albanian-Thessalian Basin (SE Albania)
PI: Stjepan Ćorić, Geological Survey of Austria
05/2018 – 09/2018 Lutetian biostratigraphy of the Harrersdorf Unit (Rhenodanubian Zone) (Austria)
PI: Philipp Strauss (OMV)
05/2018 – 09/2018 Ottnangian biostratigraphy of the Bernhardsthal oilfield (northern Vienna Basin) (Austria)
PI: Philipp Strauss (OMV)
01.04.2018 – 09.06.2021 Integrated stratigraphy and correlation of four major oil and gas fields in the Vienna Basin (Austria)
PI: Mathias Harzhauser, NHMW
01/2018 – 12/2020 WTZ AT-SK project "Stratigraphy, geodynamic development and paleogeography of the Vienna  Basin: a cross-border correlation of data between Austria and Slovakia"
PI: Matthias Harzhauser, Oleg Mandic, NHMW and Michal Kovac, Comenius University in Bratislava
04/2017 – 12/2017 The Sarmatian of Nexing (upper Austria)
PI: Mathias Harzhauser, NHMW and Doris Nagel, University of Vienna
06/2017 – 12/2017 Stratigraphy and paleoecology of upper Sarmatian foraminifera from drill core RKB 5300 in Vienna (Middle Miocene, Vienna basin, Austria) at the Museum of Natural History Vienna (within  the project joint project of the City of Vienna and the Austrian Academy of Sciences)
PI: Matthias Harzhauser and Oleg Mandic, NHMW

  • 2003 – 2011 Humanistic Gymnasium in Maria Saal
  • 2011 – 2015 Bachelor studies of Biology with focus on Palaeobiology, University of Vienna
  • 2014 – 2018 Undergraduate teaching assistant within Methods of Palaeontology – Laboratory, Department of Palaeontology, University of Vienna
  • 2015 Bachelorthesis: Paläoökologische Rekonstruktion aus Sediment des Koralmtunnels (Miozän; Badenium, Mühlbachformation)
  • 2015 – 2017 Master studies of Earth Science with focus on Palaeontology, University of Vienna
  • 2015 – 2018 Undergraduate teaching assistant within Basics of Palaeobiology, Department of Palaeontology, University of Vienna
  • 2017 – 2018 Undergraduate teaching assistant within Palaeobiodiversity, Department of Palaeontology, University of Vienna
  • 2017 Project researcher: The Sarmartian of Nexing
  • 2017 Master´s Thesis:  Stratigraphy and Palaeoecology of upper Sarmatian foraminifera from drill core RKB 5300 in Vienna (Middle Miocene, Vienna Basin, Austria)
  • 2018 – 2021 PhD studies, University of Graz
  • Since 2018 Project researcher, NHM Vienna: Integrated stratigraphy and correlation of four major oil and gas fields in the Vienna Basin
  • Since 2019 Lecturer at the University of Vienna (Basics of Paleobiology)
  • 2021 PhD Thesis: Integrated stratigraphy and correlation of four major oil and gas fields in the Vienna Basin
2022
Kranner, M.,
Harzhauser, M., Beer, C., Auer, G., Piller, W.E. 2022. Calculating dissolved marine oxygen values based on an enhanced Benthic Foraminifera Oxygen Index. Scientific Reports, 12, 1376. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-05295-8

Feichtinger, I., Pollerspöck, J., Harzhauser, M., Auer, G., Ćorić, S., Kranner, M., Guinot, G. 2023. Shifts in composition of northern Tethyan elasmobranch assemblages during the last millennia of the Cretaceous. Cretaceous Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2022.105414

Feichtinger, I., Guinot, G., Straube, N., Harzhauser, M., Auer, G., Ćorić, S., Kranner, M., Schellhorn, S., Ladwig, J., Thies, D., Pollerspöck, J. 2022. Revision of the Cretaceous shark Protoxynotus (Chondrichthyes, Squaliformes) and early evolution of somniosid sharks. Cretaceous Research, 140, 105331. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2022.105331

Harzhauser, M., Ćorić, S., Kranner, M., König, M., Vrsic, A. 2022. Cretaceous biostratigraphy and lithostratigraphy of the Glinzendorf Syncline based on well Gänserndorf UeT3 (Vienna Basin, Austria). Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 115, 1–14. https://doi.org/10.17738/ajes.2022.0001

Harzhauser, M., Kranner, M., Mandic, O., Ćorić, S., Siedl, W. 2022. High resolution Late Miocene sediment accommodation rates and subsidence history in the Austrian part of the Vienna Basin. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 145, 105872. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2022.105872

Harzhauser, M., Kranner, M. 2022. Worauf steht Wien? Eine Reise 210 Meter unter das Museum. Naturhistorisches - Magazin des Naturhistorischen Museums Wien, Herbst 2022, 10–11.

2021
Filek, T., Felix Hofmayer, F., Feichtinger, I., Berning, B., Pollerspöck, J., Zwicker, J., Daniel Smrzka, D., Peckmann, J., Kranner, M., Mandic, O., Reichenbacher, B., Kroh, A., Uchman, A., Roetzel, R., Harzhauser, M. 2021. Environmental conditions during the late Oligocene transgression in the North Alpine Foreland Basin (Eferding Formation, Egerian) – a multidisciplinary approach. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 580, 110527. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110527

Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Strauss, P., Siedl, W., Piller, W.E. 2021. Trends in temperature, salinity and productivity in the Vienna Basin (Austria) during the early and middle Miocene, based on foraminiferal ecology. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 581, 110640. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110640

Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Strauss, P., Siedl, W., Piller, W.E. 2021. Early and middle Miocene paleobathymetry of the Vienna Basin (Austria). Marine and Petroleum Geology, 132, 105187. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.105187

Ruman, A., Ćorić, S., Halásová, E., Harzhauser, M., Hudáčková, N., Jamrich, M., Palzer-Khomenko, M., Kranner, M., Mandic, O., Radionova, E.P., Rybár, S., Šimo, V., Šujan, M., Kováč, M. 2021. The “Rzehakia beds” on the northern shelf of the Pannonian Basin: biostratigraphic and palaeoenvironmental implications. Facies 67/1. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10347-020-00609-6

2020
Siedl, W., Strauss, P., Sachsenhofer, R.F., Harzhauser, M., Kuffner, T., Kranner, M. 2020. Revised Badenian (middle Miocene) depositional systems of the Austrian Vienna Basin based on a new sequence stratigraphic framework. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 113/1, 87-110, https://doi.org/10.17738/ajes.2020.0006

Harzhauser, M., Kranner, M., Mandic, O., Strauss, P., Siedl, W., Piller, W.E. 2020. Miocene lithostratigraphy of the northern and central Vienna Basin (Austria). Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 113, 169-200. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4471-6655

2019
Feichtinger, I., Kranner, M., Rupp, C., Harzhauser, M. 2019. A new outer neritic elasmobranch assemblage from the Egerian (late Oligocene) of the North Alpine Foreland Basin (Austria). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, 293, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1127/njgpa/2019/0828

Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Rögl, F., Ćorić, S., Strauss, P. 2019. Biostratigraphic constraints for a Lutetian age of the subsurface Harrersdorf Unit in the northern Vienna Basin (Austria). Geologica Carpathica, 70, 405-417. https:doi.org/10.2478/geoca-2019-0023

2018
Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Kranner, M., Lukeneder, P., Kern, A.K., Gross, M., Carnevale, G., Jawecki, C. 2018. The Sarmatian/Pannonian boundary at the western margin of the Vienna Basin (City of Vienna, Austria). Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 111, 26-247, https://doi.org/10.17738/ajes.2018.0003

Reports
2021
Kranner, M.,
Harzhauser, M., Siedl, W., Hujer, W. 2021. Biostratigraphic interpretation of samples from the Rothneusiedl Formation (=Aderklaa Conglomerate), Vienna Basin, Austria. Final report. 3pp.

Harzhauser, M., Ćorić, S., Kranner, M., König. M., Vrsic, A. 2021. Cretaceous biostratigraphy and lithostratigraphy of the Glinzendorf Syncline based on well Gänserndorf UeT3. Final report. 47pp.

2020
Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Strauss, P., Loisl, J. 2020. Biostratigraphic interpretation for Altlichtenwarth Tief 001a, northern Vienna Basin, Austria. Final report. 11 pp.

Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Piller, W.E., Ćorić, S., Mandic, O., Strauss, P., Siedl, W. 2020. Stratigraphic correlation and interpretation of major oil fields of the northern and central Vienna Basin (Austria). Final report. 274 pp.

2018
Harzhauser, M., Kranner, M., Rögl, F., Ćorić, S., Grunert. P., Strauss, P. 2018. Miocene stratigraphy of the borehole Bernhardsthal 11 (northern Vienna Basin). Final report. 16 pp.

Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Rögl, F., Ćorić, S., Grunert. P., Strauss, P. 2018. Eocene stratigraphy of the borehole Bernhardsthal 11 (northern Vienna Basin). Final report. 23 pp.

Conference papers
2021
Berning, B., Filek, T., Hofmayer, F., Feichtinger, I., Pollerspöck, J., Zwicker, J., Smrzka, D., Peckmann, J., Kranner, M., Mandic, O., Reichenbacher, B., Kroh, K., Uchman, a., Roetzel, R., Harzhauser, M. 2021. Alter Aufschluss, neue Funde und Interpretationen: die Transgressionsabfolge von Unterrudling bei Eferding (Egerium, Oberoligozän). 26. Jahrestagung ÖPG Salzburg 2021, p. 8.

Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Strauss, P., Siedl, W., Piller, W.E. 2021. Palaeobathymetrical and palaeoecological development in the Vienna basin (Austria) during the early and middle Miocene. Abstracts of the 92 Annual Meeting of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Vienna, Austria, September 27 to October 1, 2021. Berichte der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, 142, 46.

Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Strauss, P., Siedl, W., Piller, W.E. 2021. Changing paleobathymetry and paleoenvironments in the Austrian Vienna Basin during the early and middle Miocene. 26. Jahrestagung ÖPG Salzburg (3. - 5. 09. 2021).

2020
Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Piller, W.E., Strauss, P. Siedl, W. 2020. Vom Tiefseecanyon zum Badestrand – Die Neogene Geschichte des Wiener Beckens (From deep incised valley to sandy beach – the Neogene history of the Vienna Basin). Award of the Austrian Society of Paleontology for young scientists (ÖPG Preis für Nachwuchswissenschaftler).

Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Piller, W. E., Ćorić, S., Strauss, P., Siedl, W. 2020. Biostratigraphic correlation of Miocene drillings in the Vienna Basin (Austria) - Integrated Neogene stratigraphy of the largest onshore petroleum province in Central Europe (Vienna Basin, Austria), EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4–8 May 2020, EGU2020-13410, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-13410, 2020

2019
Feichtinger I., Kranner M., Zeitlinger F., Pollerspöck J. & Harzhauser M. 2019. New data on the elasmobranch fauna of the Eferding Formation (Egerian, North Alpine Foreland Basin) of Austria. 15. Jahrestagung ÖGP, Bad Vöslau, 11-13. 10. 2019. 12.

Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Kranner, M., Lukeneder, P., Kern, A.K., Gross, M., Carnevale, G. & Jawecki, C. 2018. The Sarmatian/Pannonian boundary at the western margin of the Vienna Basin (City of Vienna). OeAD Workshop Vienna, Program and Abstracts, 10.

Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Kranner, M., Lukeneder, P., Kern, A.K., Gross, M., Carnevale, G. & Jawecki, C. 2018. Mind the gap! The Sarmatian/Pannonian boundary at the western margin of the Vienna Basin (Austria). PANGEO 2018, Abstracts, Berichte der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, 128, 45.

Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Kranner, M., Piller, W.E., Strauss, P., Siedl, W. 2019. Regional tectonics versus global climate – which process governed the depositional environments in the Central Paratethys? Paratethys Petroleum Systems between Central Europe and the Caspian Region. 26-27 March 2019, Vienna. Book of Abstracts, 40. https://erc.aapg.org/2019/

Harzhauser, M., Theobalt, D., Strauss, P., Mandic, O., Kranner, M., Piller, W.E. 2018. Seismic-based lower and middle Miocene stratigraphy in the northwestern Vienna Basin (Austria). Geologica Balcanica, XXI International Congress of the Carpathias Balkan Geological Association, Salzburg, Abstracts, 102.

Kranner M., Harzhauser M., Mandic O., Piller W.E., Strauss P. & Siedl W. 2019. Biostratigraphic correlation and paleoecological reconstruction of Miocene drillings in the Vienna Basin. 15. Jahrestagung ÖGP, Bad Vöslau, 11-13. 10. 2019. 17.

Kranner M., Harzhauser M., Mandic O., Piller W. E., Strauss P., Siedl W. 2019: An integrated stratigraphic cross correlation through mayor oilfields of the Vienna Basin. Paratethys Petroleum Systems between Central Europe and the Caspian Region.26-27 March 2019, Vienna. Book of Abstracts, 41. https://erc.aapg.org/2019/

Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Piller, W.E., Strauss, P. & Siedl, W. 2019. Foraminifera as tool for biostratigraphic cross-correlation of major oilfields in the Vienna Basin. The Micropaleontological Society’s Joint Foraminifera and Nannofossil Meeting, From normal marine to extreme environments: A Micropaleontological Perspective, Fribourg, 39–40

2018
Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Piller, W., E., Strauss, P., Siedl, W. 2018. Foraminifera as tool for biostratigraphic cross-correlation of major oilfields in the Vienna Basin. Forams 2018, International Symposium on Foraminifera. Foraminifera in a Changing World, Edinburgh, 351–352.

Kranner, M., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M., Jawecki, C. 2018. The terminal phase of the Sarmatian in the western Vienna Basin. Forams 2018, International Symposium on Foraminifera. Foraminifera in a Changing World, Edinburgh, 349–350.

Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Piller, W.E., Grunert, P., Strauss, P., Siedl, W. 2018. Neogene stratigraphy of the Vienna Basin - case studies from the Bernhardsthal oil field. OeAD Workshop Vienna, Program and Abstracts, 68.

Kranner, M., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Piller, W.E., Strauss, P. & Siedl, W. 2018. Foraminifera as tool for biostratigraphic cross-correlation of major oilfields in the Vienna Basin. PANGEO 2018, Abstracts, Berichte der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, 128, 82.

Prices and Awards
Award of the Austrian Society of Paleontology for young researchers (ÖPG Preis für Nachwuchswissenschaftler). 2021
Award of the Austrian Society of Paleontology for young researchers (ÖPG Preis für Nachwuchswissenschaftler). 2020

Geology

Englert Anton
preparator
Funk Barbara
project researcher
Fürst Anton
preparator
Göhlich Ursula B.
staff scientist and curator
Haider Anna
project researcher
Harzhauser Mathias
head of department
Kaminsky Eva
project researcher
Köberl Christian
Associated scientist
Kroh Andreas
Vice CEO Science; staff scientist and curator; head of the NHM Vienna publishing house
Lukeneder Alexander
vice-head of the department, staff scientist and curator
Mandic Oleg
staff scientist and curator
Nichterl Thomas
collection manager
Oberender Pauline
staff scientist
Pavuza Rudolf
Associate Scientist
Plan Lukas
staff scientist
Weinmann Anna E.
staff scientist and curator
  
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