Pauline OBERENDER, Dipl.-Geogr.

Museumsplatz 1/10/4, 1070 Wien
Tel.: +43-1-523 04 18-14

Pauline Oberender

Research Interests:

  • Speleogenesis of karst and non-karstic caves


Quantification of (frost) weathering processes and their relevance for speleogenesis.
Funded by Hochschuljubiläumsstiftung of the City of Vienna.

Diploma Thesis (2012):

Classification of caves in different rocks in Lower Austria.
(Advisor: Richard Dikau, University Bonn; Lukas Plan, Natural History Museum Vienna)

Reviewed Articels:

Plan, L., Kaminsky, E., Neuhuber, S. & Oberender, P. (2021): Höhlenniveaus in der Hochschwabgruppe. - Die Höhle, 72: 139-159.

Kaminsky, E., Plan, L., Wagner, T., Funk, B. & Oberender, P. (2021): Flow dynamics in a vados shaft - a case study from Hochschwab karst massif (Northern Calcareous Alps, Austria). - Int. Journal of Speleology, 50: 157-172.

Plan, L., Oberender, P. & Kaminsky, E. (2020): Verwitterungshöhlen in Gosau-Dolomit-Brekzien bei Türnitz (Niederösterreich). - Die Höhle, 71:89-104.

Oberender, P. & Plan, L. (2018): A genetic classification of caves and its application in eastern Austria. - Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 466: 121-136.

Oberender, P. & Plan, L. (2015): Cave development by frost weathering. - Geomorphology, 229: 73-84;

Book sections:

Plan, L. & Oberender, P. (2016): Höhlen in Österreich. - In: Spötl, C., Plan, L. & Christian, E. (Ed.): Höhlen und Karst in Österreich. - Linz (OÖ-Landesmuseum): 11-22.

Plan, L. & Oberender, P. (2016): Nicht-Karsthöhlen. - In: Spötl, C., Plan, L. & Christian, E. (Ed.): Höhlen und Karst in Österreich. - Linz (OÖ-Landesmuseum): 61-72.