University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assist. Prof. Kristina Krklec, PhD

Assist. Prof. Kristina Krklec, PhD

Department of Soil Science
Office location: 6th pavilion, 1st floor, room number 106
phone: +385 1 239 4028
e-mail: kkrklec ( at )
Languages: croatian, english, spanish, german
Consultations: Monday from 8-10

Academic qualifications

  • - 2011: PhD
    Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
    „Corrosion of carbonate rocks and genesis of relief on Vis Island - correlation with selected coastal localities“

Employment and work experience

  • 2008 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    2008 - 2012 Assistant
    2012 - 2016 Senior assistant
    2016 - present Assistant professor


Research interests

  • rock weathering
  • karst geomorphology
  • paleoclimate

Training and research experience

  • 06. 03. 2018. - 08. 05. 2018.: Institute of Global Environmental Change Xi’an Jiaotong University Isotope laboratory (scientific)
  • 11. 07. 2016. - 15. 07. 2016.: Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Prague, Czech Republic (teaching)
    Erasmus+ programme
  • 20. 03. 2014. - 30. 06. 2014.: University of Minnesota, College of Science and Engineering, Department of Earth Sciences (scientific)
    Minnesota Isotope Laboratory
    U-Th dating
  • 01. 03. 2012. - 28. 02. 2013.: CENIEH, Burgos, Spain & University Complutense of Madrid, Faculty of Geological Sciences, Department of Geodynamics, Madrid, Spain (scientific)
    Participation in the research project „The glacial features of Pleistocene age in the Spanish Central System mountains. Geomorphological and evolutionary synthesis, absolute dating and climatic implications (GLACIOSICE)“
  • 07. 03. 2011. - 07. 05. 2011.: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Geography department (scientific)
    Grant provided by University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
  • 01. 11. 2008. - 30. 11. 2008.: University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agroecology, Section of agricultural chemistry and soil science, České Budějovice, Czech Republic (scientific)
    CEEPUS - Central European Exchange Program for University Studies



Title Funding Status
Međuusporedba metoda mjerenja denudacije krša Croatian science foundation in progress
Biotehnološko formuliranje promotora biljnog rasta kapsulacijom gljivičnog bio-čimbenika Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Procjena mogućnosti izrade pedotransfer funkcija za glinasta hidromorfna tla u Republici Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished


Title Funding Status
Geokronologija i evolucija sedre odabranih lokaliteta na području NP Krka Other finished
Izotopna analiza ostataka starijih sedrenih barijera na području Roškog slapa Suradnja s gospodarstvom finished


  • Krklec, K., Domínguez-Villar, D., Braucher, R., Perica, D., Mrak, I., ASTERTeamd (in press): Morphometric comparison of weathering features on side by side carbonate rock surfaces with different exposure ages ― a case from the Croatian coast. Quaternary International.
  • Krklec, K., Domínguez-Villar, D., Lojen, S. (2018): The impact of moisture sources on the oxygen isotope composition of precipitation at a continental site in central Europe. Journal of Hydrology, 561, 810-821.
  • Domínguez-Villar, D., Wang, X., Krklec, K., Cheng, H., Edwards, R. L. (2017): The control of the tropical North Atlantic on Holocene millennial climate oscillations. Geology, 45, 303-306.
  • Krklec, K., Domínguez-Villar, D., Carrasco, R.M., Pedraza, J. (2016): Current denudation rates over a dolostone karst from central Spain: implications for the formation of unroofed caves. Geomorphology, 264, 1-11.
  • Krklec, K., Domínguez-Villar, D., Perica, D. (2015): Depositional environments and diagenesis of a carbonate till from a Quaternary paleoglacier sequence in the Southern Velebit Mountain (Croatia). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 436, 188-198.
  • Krklec, K. & Domínguez-Villar, D. (2014): Quantification of the impact of moisture source regions on the oxygen isotope composition of precipitation over Eagle Cave, central Spain. Geochimica et cosmochimica acta. 134, 39-54.

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