Dr. Elmar P. J. Heizmann

Steinheim Meteorkrater Museum, Geopark Schwäbische Alb, Paleogene and Neogene Mammals

Born 1943

  • Studies of Zoology, Paleontology and Human Anatomy at the University of Basel (PhD degree in 1973).


  • research associate at the Natural History Museum of Basel with a DFG project.


  • scientific volunteer at the SMNS.

Since 1978

  • head of the section of Tertiary Mammals.

Since 2001 acting, since april 2003 official head of the department of Geology and Paleontology.