o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dipl. Sc. Nat.

Mathias Walter Rotach

Mathias Walter Rotach

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2015

  • Institut für Atmosphären- und Kryosphärenforschung, Universität Innsbruck


Research Areas:

  • Geosciences
  • Meteorology
  • Climatology
  • Dynamische Meteorologie, Atmosphärenphysik



Selected Memberships:

  • The International Commission on Dynamical Meteorology of the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences (IAMAS)
  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für Meteorologie
  • Swiss Meteorological Society
  • American Meteorological Society
  • Royal Meteorological Society

Selected Publications:

  • Rotach, Mathias W. et al. (2009) MAP D-PHASE: Real-time Demonstration of Weather Forecast Quality in the Alpine Region. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Bd. 90 (9), S. 1321-1336.
  • Rotach, Mathias W. et al. (2005) BUBBLE – an Urban Boundary Layer Project. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Bd. 81 (3-4), S. 231-261.
  • Kljun, N.; Calanca, P.; Rotach, M. W.; Schmid, H. P. (2004) A simple parameterization for flux footprint predictions. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Bd. 112, S. 503-523.
  • Martilli, A.; Clappier, A.; Rotach, M. W. (2002) An urban surface exchange parameterisation for mesoscale models. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Bd. 104, S. 261-304.
  • Rotach, Mathias W. (1999) On the Influence of the Urban Roughness Sublayer on Turbulence and Dispersion. Atmospheric Environment, Bd. 33, S. 4001-4008.