Duties and Functions

Within its responsibilities of paleontological protection of archaeological monuments the LWL-Museum of Natural History mainly assumes the following assignments:

  • professional consulting and completion of reports in regards to monument preservation
  • scientific investigations and research on ground monuments and associated publications
  • conservation and restoration of ground monuments
  • scientific digs, recovery of fossils and supervising these processes
  • inventory of all paleontological ground monuments in Westphalia-Lippe
  • represent the interests of the paleontological ground monument preservation in such matters as planning and other actions of public institutions