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Jongmin Yoon

Group at IUP:


Aerosols & Cloud Remote Sensing



Current Position:


Scientific Researcher(PhD Student)


Research Interest:


Retrieval of aerosol & cloud Radiative Transfer model

Research Career:


1999~2003 B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences (Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea)
2004~2006 M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences (Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea)
2006~2008 Associate Researcher (Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea)
2009~ Scientific Researcher (University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany)

Additional Information:


2003~2008 Ozone Layer Monitoring Over Korea (WMO’s Global Ozone Observing System, #252) ▪ Monitoring the ozone layer using a Dobson Ozone Spectrophotometer (Beck #124) in the Global Environment Laboratory, established as one of the Global Ozone Observing System of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO/GO3OS). 2004~2006 Development of water vapor/cloud/atmospheric environment data processing system for COMS (for Aerosol Optical Depth) ▪ COMS (Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite), Korea\'s first multi-purpose geostationary meteorological satellite, which has been launched in 2010. 2007~2008 Planning Study on the Development of Meteorological Observation System of Future Geostationary Satellite ▪ Survey of meteorological satellites of advanced countries and development of meteorological observation system after COMS (Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite). 2009~ CityZen project (megaCITY - Zoom for the Environment: EU Framework Programme 7 of European Commission) ▪ Quantifying and understanding current air pollution distribution (aerosol) and development in and around selected megacities/hot spot regions, including the interaction across the different spatial scales using satellite observation.

Selected Publications:


W. von Hoyningen-Huene, J. Yoon, M. Vountas, L. G. Istomina, G. Rohen, T. Dinter, A. A. Kokhanovsky, and J. P. Burrows, Retrieval of spectral aerosol optical thickness over land using ocean colour sensors MERIS and SeaWiFS, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 3, 2107-19 2164, 2011.

J. Kim, J. -M. Yoon, M. H. Ahn, B. J. Sohn, and H. S. Li, Retrieving aerosol optical depth using visible and mid-IR channels from geostationary satellite MTSAT-1R, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29, 6179-6190, 2008.

J. M. Yoo, M. J. Jeong, K. T. Lee, J. Kim, J. E. Rhee, Y. M. Hur, B. M. Kim, Y. G. Lee, J. H. Lee, J. M. Yoon, and W. H. Lee, Intercomparison of shortwave radiative transfer models for aerosol-laden atmospheres, The Journal of the Korean Earth Science Society, 29, 128-139, 2008.

J. -M. Yoon, J. Kim, J. H. Lee, H. K. Cho, B. J. Shon, and M. H. Ahn, Retrieval of Aerosol Optical Depth over East Asia from a Geostationary Satellite, MTSAT-1R, Journal of the Korean Meteorological Society, 43, 133-142, 2007.

J. M. Yoo, M. J. Jeong, K. T. Lee, J. Kim, C. H. Ho, M. H. Ahn, Y. M. Hur, J. E. Rhee, H. L. Yoo, C. Y. Chung, I. C. Shin, Y. S. Choi, Y. M. Kim, Y. G. Lee, J. H. Lee, J. M. Yoon, and W. H. Lee, Intercomparison of shortwave radiative transfer models for a Rayleigh atmosphere, The Journal of the Korean Earth Science Society, 28, 298-310, 2007.

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