Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi

Acronym: ARAN


The Aranzadi Society of Sciences studies the space and the societies of the Basque environment through the time from different investigation fields. It was founded and registered as Association in 1947 and has as fundamental objective the investigation, application and diffusion of the sciences in the Basque country. The Society takes it name of the illustrious guipuzcoan anthropologist Telesforo de Aranzadi (1860-1945), researcher of Anthropology, Ethnology, Prehistory and close sciences. At the present time, it is constituted as a Center of Study and Investigation in that diverse specialists which carry out their works according to plans and specific projects are welcomed . In the diverse Sections of work of the Society, general studies and research are developed, at the time that is carried out a wide work of spreading for the knowledge of Natural Sciences. Also, they are carried out informative tasks for a better preservation of the environment and the Archaeological and Ethnographical patrimony, jointly with the public entities. Strength *Conservation and Investigation of the Archaeological and Ethnographical Patrimony of Gipuzkoa province (Sections of Anthropology, Historical Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology and Ethnography). * Inventory and study of Natural Resources: Flora and Vegetation; Fauna of Vertebrates, etc... (Sections of Botany, Vertebrates and Invertebrates) * Mycological catalog of the Basque country (Section of Mycology). * Systematic study of the karstical massifs of Gipuzkoa province. Hydrogeology, Geomorphology and Biospeleology (Section of Karstology).


  1. Aranzadi Ringing Scheme (bird ring-recovery data) This data base consists of bird ring-recovery data from the Aranzadi Ringing Scheme (Aranzadi Sciences Society, Spain). Data have been compiled since 1950. For each record, you will find the following information: species, locality (province, country, X and Y coordinates), catching method, and ring-recovery conditions and circumstances.
  2. Banco de Germoplasma Vegetal de la Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa El Banco es propiedad de la Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa y cuenta con varias infraestructuras: Jardín Botanico de Iturraran, Laboratorio Agroambiental de Fraisoro y viveros de Arizmendi...
  3. Base de datos de plantas vasculares del País Vasco, Sociedad de Ciencias de Aranzadi Base de datos creada en el 2006 con la ayuda del Departamento de Medio Ambiente y Política Territorial del Gobierno Vasco.
  4. Herbario ARAN, Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi The ARAN herbarium was created in 1980. It is integrated by more than 80000 sheets of vascular plant, mainly ferns and angiosperms.
  5. Micoteca ARAN-fungi La micoteca ARAN-Fungi contiene especímenes de herbario recolectados en el País Vasco y zonas limítrofes, recolectados desde 1975. Asimismo, nuestra base de datos contiene observaciones de campo adicionales.
  6. Portal es un portal de ciencia ciudadana dedicado a la recopilación y difusión de información naturalista en la Comunidad Autónoma del País Vasco. Es una iniciativa de la Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi vinculada al Sistema de Información de la Naturaleza de Euskadi, del Gobierno Vasco...

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