Karoliina Ignatius, M.Sc.

PhD Student, CLOUD-TRAIN Early-Stage Researcher

Leibniz Institute for

Tropospheric Research

Permoserstraße 15

04318 Leipzig


Phone: +49 341 2717-7165

Mail: ignatius [at] tropos.de  

Room: 1.05 (Building 23.5)



Experimental Aerosol and Cloud Microphysics



Cloud Workgroup


Research areas & research interests:

  • Ice nucleation: experimental studies and modelling
  • Cloud microphysics and aerosol-cloud interactions
  • Statistical analyses and uncertainty estimation


Short CV

2007-2010     Undergraduate studies in Mathematics, Astronomy and Latin at

                      the University of Helsinki, Finland

2010              B.Sc. in Mathematics

2010-2012     Studies in Church Music at Sibelius Academy, Finland

2010-2013     Master's Degree Programme in Atmosphere-Biosphere Studies,

                      University of Helsinki, Finland

2013              M.Sc. in Physics

                      Thesis title: Building a theory for heterogeneous ice nucleation

2013 -            PhD student at Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research

                      (TROPOS), Germany



Henning, S., Dieckmann, K., Ignatius, K., Schäfer, M., Zedler, P., Harris, E., Sinha, B., van Pinxteren, D., Mertes, S., Birmili, W., Merkel, M., Wu, Z., Wiedensohler, A., Wex, H., Herrmann, H., and Stratmann, F. (2013): Influence of cloud processing on CCN activation behaviour in the Thuringian Forest, Germany during HCCT-2010, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 14, 1617-1645, doi:10.5194/acpd-14-1617-2014, 2014.

Augustin, S., Wex, H., Niedermeier, D., Pummer, B., Grothe, H., Hartmann, S., Tomsche, L., Clauss, T., Voigtlaender, J., Ignatius, K. and Stratmann, F. (2013): Immersion freezing of birch pollen washing water, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 10989-11003, 10.5194/acp-13-10989-2013.