J. Hong's Lab

Jinkyu Hong (PhD in Atmospheric Sciences)


Head, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University


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ORCID 0000-0003-0139-602X


2012-present Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Korea

2010-2012 Senior Research Scientist, National Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Korea

2008-2010 Research Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Korea

2006-2008 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, USA


2005 Ph. D in Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Korea

· Title: Land-Atmosphere Interactions on the Tibetan Plateau: From Turbulence to Monsoon

· Advisors: Joon Kim, Hans Peter Schmid, Yign Noh, Song-You Hong, Jin-il Yun

1999. M. S. in Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Korea

· Title: Basic Characteristics of Canopy Turbulence in a Homogeneous Rice Paddy

1997. B. S. in Astronomy and Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Korea

· Title: Evapotranspiration into the Atmosphere: Micrometeorological Perspectives

Professional Service (selected)

2021-present Topical Editor, Geoscientific Model Development (IF 6.135, CiteScore 9.9)

2021-present Associate Editor, Journal of Environmental Management (IF 5.647, CiteScore 7.6)

2021-present Editor, PLOS Sustainability and Transformation

2021-present Editorial Board, City and Environment Interactions

2020-present Member of the study group on Integrated Energy Serices (SG-ENE), WMO Services Commission (SERCOM), World Meteorological Organization

2020-present Environmental assessment committee member of the Seoul government, Korea

2020-present Expert adviser for National Research Center for Climate Adaption, National Research Foundation, Korea

2020-present Committee member for Climate-Environment Research & Development Promotion, Ministry of Science and ICT, Korea

2020-2021 Steering committee member for the Water Environment Policy Forum, Ministry of Environment, Korea

2020-present General manager of the Korea Meteorological Society (

2019-present Expert Member of WMO flux measurements for agriculture with a focus on GHG emissions (ET2.2, CAgM)

2015-2021 Science steering committee member of AsiaFlux (

2011-2015 Associate editor, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences

2009-2010 Subject editor, Korean Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

2011 Session chair at 3rd iLEAPS International Science Conference 2011 in Germany

Public Outreach