Wighart v. Koenigswald. Universität Bonn, Institut für Geowissenschaften (Paläontologie), Nussallee 8, D-53115 Bonn, Germany.
Wighart v. Koenigswald is a vertebrate paleontologist, Prof. emeritus of the Bonn University, interested mainly in mammalian evolution, paleogeography, and biomechanics. His research covers Neogen mammals, tooth enamel microstructure, and tooth functions. When recognizing the remarkable “Mammut” skeleton in the Schleusingen Museum, he could not resist looking for coauthors to unravel the problem of North American and Eurasian mammutids.
Jakub Březina. Department of Geological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Masaryk University, Kotlářská 267/2, 611 37, Brno, Czech Republic and Department of Geology and Paleontology, Moravian Museum, Zelný trh 6, 659 37 Brno, Czech Republic.
Jakub Březina is the curator of the paleontological collection at the Moravian Museum. He studies Neogene mammals of the Moravian part of the Central Paratethys area with a particular interest in phylogeny, taxonomy, and skeletal anatomy of proboscideans. His additional research fields are connected with field works in Devonian, lower Permian, Jurassic, and Neogene fossil sites of the Moravian area.
Ralf Werneburg. Naturhistorisches Museum, Schloss Bertholdsburg, Burgstraße 6, D-98553 Schleusingen, Germany.
Ralf Werneburg is a German paleontologist dealing with late Palaeozoic to Mesozoic vertebrates, especially with temnospondyl amphibians. He studied fossil amphibians in a number of collections in Europe, the USA, Morocco, and China. Ralf Werneburg is the director of the Museum of Natural History in Schleusingen and created a lot of popular-scientific exhibitions there.
Ursula B. Göhlich. Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Geologisch-paläontologische Abt., Burgring 7, A-1010 Wien, Austria.
Ursula Göhlich is a German vertebrate paleontologist specializing in Miocene proboscidean and Miocene birds but also dealing with other Cenozoic large mammals and Mesozoic archosaurs. In her role as the curator for vertebrate paleontology at the Natural History Museum in Vienna, she is responsible for one of the largest collections in Europe. Furthermore, she acts as Associate Professor at the University of Munich (Dept. of Geo- and Environmental Sciences).