Jhoon Kim

Name : Jhoon Kim
Title : Professor
Email : jkim2@yonsei.ac.kr
Phone : 02-2123-5682
Room : Atmospheric Radiation Laboratory / Science Hall #545
Webpage : http://atrad.yonsei.ac.kr

Research interests

  • Atmospheric Radiation
  • Air quality
  • Satellite Remote Sensing
  • Remote Sensing of aerosol and trace gases

Education

  • Ph.D. (1991) Atmospheric and Space Sciences, Univ. of Michigan - Ann Arbor, USA
  • M.S. (1987) Atmospheric Sciences, Univ. of Michigan - Ann Arbor, USA
  • B.S. (1986) Atmospheric Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Professional Experience

  • 2003 - present: Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University
  • 1991 - 2003 : Principal Researcher, Senior Researcher, Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI)
  • 2021 - present : Fellow, the Korea Academy of Science and Technology (KAST)
  • 2019 - 2021 : Member, Committee of Science and Technology, National Council on Climate and Air Quality (NCCA)
  • 2017 - present : Member, Science Advisory Group (SAG), WMO GAW Urban Research Meteorology and Environment (GURME)
  • 2016 - present : Guest Editor, Atmospheric Measurement Technique(AMT)
  • 2014 - present : Member, WHO Global Platform for Air Quality and Health
  • 2017 - 2020 : Commissioner, IRC (International Radiation Commission)
  • 2016 - 2017 : Visiting Scientist, Atmospheric Measurement Group, Harvard Smithonian Center for Astrophysics
  • 2015 - 2016 : Deputy Director, Institute of Natural Sciences(INS), Yonsei University
  • 2012 - present : P.I., GEMS (Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer)
  • 2010 - present : Member, CEOS (Committee on Earth Observing Satellites) AC-VC
  • 2009 - 2010 : Visiting Independent Advisor, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, CalTech; Visiting Scholar, UCLA

Awards

    1. 4 : Medal of Honor in Science and Technology, President, Republic of Korea
    1. 2 : Contributed Professor Award, Yonsei University
    1. 1 : Scientist of the Month, Korea Research Foundation(NRF), Ministry of Science, Technology and ICT
    1. 6 : NASA Group Achievement Award, NASA
    1. 6 : Grand Prize, Environmental Technology of the Year, Korea Environment Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI)

Courses

  • Atmospheric Physics (Radiative Transfer)
  • Advanced Radiative Transfer
  • Remote Sensing of Environment
  • Atmospheric Measurement

Selected Publications

  • Kim, J., and Coauthors, 2020: New Era of Air Quality Monitoring from Space: Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS). BAMS, 101, E1–E22, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0013.1.
  • Kim, J., M. Kim, and M. Choi (2017), Monitoring Aerosol Properties in East Asia from Geostationary Orbit: GOCI, MI and GEMS, ‘Air Pollution in Eastern Asia: An Integrated Perspective’, Chapter 15, 323-334, ISSI Scientific Report Ser. Vol. 16, edited by Idir Bouarar, Xuemei Wang, and Guy Brasseur, Springer, 504pp, ISBN:978-3-319-59488-0, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-59489-7
  • Choi, M.J., Jhoon Kim, Jaehwa Lee, Mijin Kim, Young-Je Park, Brent Holben, Thomas F. Eck, Zhengqiang Li, Chul H. Song (2018), GOCI Yonsei aerosol retrieval version 2 aerosol products: improved algorithm description and error analysis with uncertainty estimation from 5-year validation over East Asia, Atmospheric Measurement Technique, 11, 385-408 10.5194/amt-11-385-2018
  • Jeong, Ukkyo, Jhoon Kim, Hanlim Lee, Yun Gon Lee (2017), Assessing the effect of long-range pollutant transport on air quality in Seoul using the conditional potential source contribution function method, Atmospheric Environment, 150, 33-44, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.11.017.
  • Kim, J., J. Lee, H.C. Lee, A. Higurashi, T. Takemura, and C.H. Song (2007), Consistency of the aerosol type classification from satellite remote sensing during the ABC EAREX campaign, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22S33, doi:10.1029/2006JD008201
  • Kim, J., C.J. Park, K.Y. Lee, D.H. Lee, Y.O. Kim, H.K. Cho, G.R. Cho, and J. H. Park (1997), Rocket soundings of ozone profiles in the stratosphere over the Korean Peninsula, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 16121.
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