Elena Kropac, M.Sc.

Department Geographie und Geowissenschaften
Department of Geography

Room: Room 02.077
Wetterkreuz 15
91058 Erlangen

Office hours

by appointment only

Room 02.077,


Since 02/2021 PhD student in the AG Mölg, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

04/2017 – 07/2019 MSc Climate and Environmental Sciences, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

10/2013 – 09/2016 BSc Physische Geographie, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Mölg, T., Hardy, D.R., Collier, E., Kropač, E., Schmid, C., Cullen, N.J., Kaser, G., Prinz, R., and Winkler, M. (2020): Mesoscale atmospheric circulation controls of local meteorological elevation gradients on Kersten Glacier near Kilimanjaro summit. Earth System Dynamics, 11(3): 653–672.

Climate System Research Group (Mölg)


NZ-PROXY: Exploring the potential of coralline algae as climate proxy and for climate model evaluation: a Southern Hemisphere case study of New Zealand -> Further Information (German)

Research interest:

  • Regional atmospheric modeling with WRF (Weather and Research Forecasting Model)
  • Mesoscale circulation in mountainous environments
  • High-mountain climatology & atmosphere–glacier interactions
  • Global climate models
  • Climate proxies