Senior Researcher

New and Renewable Energy Resource Center

Korea Institute of Energy Research

152 Gajeong-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Korea, 34129

Email: ckkim at kier.re.kr


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Solar irradiance forecasting with numerical modeling and satellite imagery

Numerical modeling of the atmospheric boundary layer and clouds

Aerosol-cloud interaction and Aerosol-ice crystal interaction



EDUCATION

Yonsei University 

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, 2011



Dissertation: 
An Observational and Numerical Study of Sea Fog Formation off the West Coast of the Korean Peninsula


   Yonsei University 

Seoul, Republic of Korea

M.S., Atmospheric Sciences, 2006


Dissertation:
A Feasibility Study of Winter Orographic Cloud Seeding Experiments in the Korean Peninsula.

Yonsei University 

Seoul, Republic of Korea

B.S., Atmospheric Sciences, 2003



CAREER

Post-doc, Global Environmental Laboratory, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea (Sep. 2011 ~ Mar. 2012)

Post-doc, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska (Apr. 2012 ~ May. 2013)

Post-doc, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (Jun. 2013 ~ May. 2015)

Post-doc, Center for Energy Research, University of California San Diego (Jun. 2015 ~ Feb. 2016)



HONORS/AWARDS

Best-Student Award in Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University (2010)



PUBLICATIONS

Kim, C. K.
, S. S. Yum, S.-N. Oh, J.-C. Nam, and K.-H. Chang, 2005: A Feasibility Study of Winter Orographic Cloud Seeding Experiments in the Korean PeninsulaJ. Korean Meteor. Soc.41, 997-1014. (In Korean with English Abstract)

Kim, C. K., and S. S. Yum, 2010: Local meteorological and synoptic characteristics of fogs formed over Incheon international airport in the west coast of KoreaAdvances in Atmospheric Sciences27, 761-776.

——, 2012: Marine Boundary Layer Structure for the Sea Fog Formation off the West Coast of the Korean Peninsula. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 169, 1121-1135.

Schmitt, C. G., M. Stuefer, A. J. Heymsfield, and C. K. Kim, 2013: The microphysical properties of ice fog measured in urban environments of Interior AlaskaJournal of Geophysical Research118, 136–11,147, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50822.

Kim, C. K., M. Stuefer, C. G. Schimitt, A. J. Heymsfield, and G. Thompson, 2014: Numerical modeling of ice fog in Interior Alaska using the Weather Research and Forecasting modelPure and Applied Geophysics171, 1963-1982.

Kim, C. K., M. Leuthold, W. F. Holmgren, A. D. Cronin, and E. A. Betterton, 2016: Toward Improved Solar Irradiance Forecasts: a Simulation of Deep Planetary Boundary Layer with Scattered Clouds Using the Weather Research and Forecasting Model. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 173, 637-655.

Kim, C. K., S. S. Yum, and Y.-S. Park, 2016: A numerical Study of winter orographic seeding experiments in Korea using the Weather Research and Forecasting model. Meteor. and. Atmos. Phys., 128, 23-38.


Kim, C. K., W. F. Holmgren, M. Stovern, and E. A. Betterton, 2016: Toward Improved Solar Irradiance Forecasts: Derivation of Downwelling Surface Shortwave Radiation in Arizona from SatellitePure Appl. Geophys., 173, 2535-2553.

Kim, C. K., W. F. Holmgren, M. Stovern, and E. A. Betterton, 2016: Toward Improved Solar Irradiance Forecasts: Comparison of Downwelling Surface Shortwave Radiation in Arizona from SatellitePure Appl. Geophys., 173, 2929-2943.

Kim, C. K., H.-G. Kim, Y.-H. Kang, C.-Y. Yun and S.-N. Lee, 2016: Evaluation of GlobalHorizontal Irradiance Dervied From CLAVR-x Model and COMS Imagery Over theKorean Peninsula. New and Renewable Energy, 12, 13-20.
         

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