Ecosystem-Atmosphere Process Study

Yonsei University

J. Hong's Lab

Ecosystem-Atmosphere Process Laboratory

Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea 03722

For more information and question, please send email to us [jhong (at) yonsei. ac. kr]

Research Interest

  • Urban Climate and Environment

  • Biosphere-Atmosphere-Energy Interaction

  • Planetary Boundary Layer and Atmospheric Turbulence

  • Local-Regional-Global Carbon and Water Cycles in Atmospheric Models

Research Highlight

  • Urban climate and environment

    1. Hong, J.-W., S. D. Lee, K. M. Lee, and J. Hong (2020) Seasonal variation of surface energy and CO2 flux over a high-rise high-population residential urban area in East Asian monsoon region, International Journal of Climatology, 40, 4384-4407,

    2. Hong, J.-W., J. Hong, J. Chun, Y. Lee, L. Chang, J. Lee, K. Yi, Y. Park, Y. Byun, and S. Joo (2019) Comparative assessment of net CO2 exchange across an urbanization gradient in Korea based on in situ observation, Carbon Balance and Management, https//

    3. Hong, J.-W., J. Hong, E. Kwon, and D. Yoon (2019) Temporal dynamics of urban heat island correlated with the socio-economic development over the past half-century in Seoul, Korea, Environmental Pollution,

    4. Lee, J. H., J.-W. Hong, K. M. Lee, J. Hong, E. Velasco, Y. Lim, J. Lee. K. Nam, and J. Park (2019) Ceilometer monitoring of boundary layer height in Seoul and its application to evaluate the dilution effect on air pollution, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 171, 435-455.

    5. Hong, J.-W. and J. Hong (2016) Changes in urban heat environment with residential redevelopment in the Seoul metropolitan area, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 55, 1091-1106.

  • Modeling of the land-atmosphere interactions

    1. Lee, J., J. Hong, Y. Noh, and P. Jiménez (2020) Implementation of a roughness sublayer parameterization in the Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF version 3.7.1) and its validation for regional climate simulations, Geoscientific Model Development, 13, 521-536.

    2. Lee, J. and J. Hong (2016) Implementation of space borne LiDAR-retrieved forest canopy height in the WRF model, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmosphere, 121, https://doi:10.1002/2015JD024299.

    3. Hong, J. and J. Kim (2011) Impact of the Asian monsoon climate on ecosystem carbon and water exchanges: A wavelet analysis and its ecosystem modeling implication, Global Change Biology, 17, 1900-1916.

    4. Hong, J. and J. Kim (2010) Numerical study of surface energy partitioning on the Tibetan plateau: Comparative analysis of two biosphere models, Biogeosciences, 7, 557-568.

  • Energy-Climate interaction

    1. Hong, J. and W.-S. Kim (2015) Weather impact on electrical power load: Partial phase synchronization analysis, Meteorological Applications, 22, 811-816.

    2. Lee, W. and J. Hong (2015) A hybrid dynamic and fuzzy time series model for mid-term power load forecasting, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 64, 1057-1062.

  • Arctic study

    1. Kim, J., J. Lee, J.-W. Hong, J. Hong, J. Koo, J. Kim, J. Yun, S. Nam, J. Jung, T. Choi, and B. Lee (2020) Evaluation of land-atmosphere processes of the Polar WRF in the summertime Arctic tundra, Atmospheric Research, 240, 104946,

    2. Kim, D., H. M. Kim, and J. Hong (2019) Evaluation of wind forecasts over Svalbard using the high-resolution Polar WRF with 3DVAR, Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 51,471-489.