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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Professor
Department Mechanical Engineering
Institution
Address
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Korea Rep
Regions Sea of Azov
Nationality Korea Rep
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree Doctoral (PhD, ScD)
Job type Data Management , Operational Support (technical)
Research Area(s) Physical Oceanography , Climatology, Meteorology , Marine and Coastal Engineering , Physical Oceanography , Climatology, Meteorology , Marine and Coastal Engineering
Research Activities

Environmental fluid dynamics
Boundary layer flows; Air-sea and air-sea-land interaction processes
Environmental BIG DATA; Integrated statistical and dynamical data analysis
Submesoscale processes and geophysical turbulent flows
Environmental sensing using acoustic and electromagnetic sensors
Integrated coastal ocean observing system
Inverse methods
Arctic science and engineering

Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Coastal Oceanography, Data Analysis
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Sung Yong KIM)

Rogowski, P. A., E. J. Terrill, K. Schiff, and S. Y. Kim, 2015: An assessment of the transport of southern California stormwater ocean discharges, Mar. Pollut. Bull. 90(1-2), 135 - 142, doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.11.004
Kim, S. Y. and G. Crawford, 2014: Resonant ocean current responses driven by coastal winds near the critical latitude, Geophys. Res. Lett. 41, 5581 - 5587, doi:10.1002/2014GL060402
Kim, S. Y., E. J. Terrill, B. D. Cornuelle, B. Jones, L. Washburn, M. A. Moline, J. D. Paduan, N. Garfield, J. L. Largier, G. Crawford, and P. M. Kosro, 2011, Mapping the U.S. West Coast surface circulation: A multi-year analysis of high-frequency radar observations, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C03011, doi:10.1029/2010JC006669 http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2011/2010JC006669.shtml
Kim, S. Y., B. D. Cornuelle, and E. J. Terrill, 2010, Decomposing observations of high-frequency radar derived surface currents by their forcing mechanisms: Decomposition techniques and spatial structures of decomposed surface currents, J. Geophys. Res. 115, C12007, doi:10.1029/2010JC006222 http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2010/2010JC006222.shtml
Kim, S. Y., B. D. Cornuelle, and E. J. Terrill, 2010, Decomposing observations of high-frequency radar derived surface currents by their forcing mechanisms: Locally wind-driven surface currents, J. Geophys. Res. 115, C12046, doi:10.1029/2010JC006223 http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2010/2010JC006223.shtml
Kim, S. Y., 2010, Observations of submesoscale eddies using high-frequency radar-derived kinematic and dynamic quantities, Cont. Shelf Res., 30, 1639 -1655, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2010.06.011 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278434310002049
Kim, S.Y., B. D. Cornuelle, and E. J. Terrill, 2009, Anisotropic response of surface currents to the wind in a coastal region, J. Phys. Oceanogr. doi:10.1175/2009JPO4013.1 http://ams.allenpress.com/perlserv/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.1175%2F2009JPO4013.1
Hoteit, I., B. D. Cornuelle, S.Y. Kim, G. Forget, A. Kohl, and E. J. Terrill, 2008, Assessing 4D-VAR for dynamical mapping of coastal high-frequency radar in San Diego, Dynam. Atmos. Oceans, doi:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2008.11.005 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0377026508000717
Kim, S.Y., E. J. Terrill, and B. D. Cornuelle, 2008, Mapping surface currents from HF radar radial velocity measurements using optimal interpolation, J. Geophys. Res., 113, C10023, doi:10.1029/2007JC004244 http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2007/2006JC003756.shtml
Kim, S.Y., E. J. Terrill, and B. D. Cornuelle, 2007, Objectively mapping HF radar-derived surface current data using measured and idealized data covariance matrices, J. Geophys. Res., 112, C06021, doi:10.1029/2006JC003756 http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2007/2006JC003756.shtml
Kim, S.Y., E. J. Terrill, and B. D. Cornuelle, 2009, Assessing coastal plumes in a region of multiple discharges: the U.S.-Mexico border, Environ. Sci. Tech. 43(19), 7450 -7457, doi:10.1021/es900775p http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/es900775p
Kim, S. Y., B. D. Cornuelle, E. J. Terrill, B. Jones, L. Washburn, M. A. Moline, J. D. Paduan, N. Garfield, J. L. Largier, G. Crawford, and P. M. Kosro, 2013: Poleward propagating subinertial alongshore surface currents off the U.S. West Coast, J. Geophys. Res. 118(12), 6791 - 6806, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20400
Kim, S. Y., P. M. Kosro, and A. L. Kurapov, 2014: Evaluation of directly wind-coherent near-inertial surface currents off Oregon using a statistical parameterization and analytical and numerical models, J. Geophys. Res. 119(10), 6631 - 6654, doi:10.1002/2014JC010115
Roesler, C., W. Emery, and S. Y. Kim, 2013: Evaluating the use of high-frequency radar coastal currents to correct satellite altimetry, J. Geophys. Res. 118(7), 3240 - 3259, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20220
Kim, S. Y. and P. M. Kosro, 2013: Observations of near-inertial surface currents off Oregon: Decorrelation time and length scales, J. Geophys. Res. 118(7), 3723 - 3736, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20235
Verdy, A., M. R. Mazloff, B. D. Cornuelle, and S. Y. Kim, 2014: Wind-driven sea level variability on the California Coast: An adjoint sensitivity analysis, J. Phys. Oceanogr. 44(1), 297 - 318, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-13-018.1
Kim, S. Y., 2014: A statistical description on the wind-coherent responses of sea surface heights off the U.S. West Coast, Ocean Dyn. 64(1), 29 - 46, DOI: 10.1007/s10236-013-0668-3
Kim, S. Y., G. Gopalakrishnan, and A. Ponte, 2015: Interpretation of coastal wind transfer functions with momentum balances derived from idealized numerical model simulations, Ocean Dyn. 65(1), 115 - 141, DOI: 10.1007/s10236-014-0766-x


Created: 2013-01-01 Last Updated: 2016-06-16