Eui-Seok Chung

Eui-Seok Chung
Assistant Research Fellow
Education
  • Department of Earth Science Education, Seoul National University (B.S.)
  • School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University (M.S.)
  • School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University (Ph.D.)
Work Experience
  • School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University (Postdoctoral Research Associate)
  • Research Institute for Basic Sciences, Seoul National University (Postdoctoral Fellow)
  • Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami (Postdoctoral Research Associate/Assistant Scientist)
Research Interests
  • Assess the accuracy and consistency of in situ and satellite measurements
  • Construct a long-term, homogenized data set from satellite measurements
  • Analyze the characteristics of key climate feedback processes
  • Examine changes in the energy and hydrological cycle
  • Evaluate the representation of the climate feedback processes and hydrological cycle in climate models and reanalysis data sets based on satellite observations
Publications
  1. Lee, S.-K., H. Lopez, E.-S. Chung, P. DiNezio, S.-W. Yeh, and A. T. Wittenberg, 2018: On the fragile relationship between El Nino and California rainfall. Geopys. Res. Lett., 45, doi:10.1002/2017GL076197.
  2. Soden, B., and E.-S. Chung, 2017: The large scale dynamical response of clouds to aerosol forcing. J. Clim., 30, 8783-8794, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0050.1.
  3. John, V. O., L. Shi, E.-S. Chung, R. P. Allan, S. A. Buehler, and B. J. Soden, 2017: Upper tropospheric humidity [in “State of the Climate in 2016”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 98(8), S25–S26, doi:10.1175/2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.
  4. Chung, E.-S., and B. J. Soden, 2017: Hemispheric climate shifts driven by anthropogenic aerosol-cloud interactions. Nat. Geosci., 10, 566-571, doi:10.1038/ngeo2988.
  5. Chung, E.-S., and B. J. Soden, 2017: On the compensation between cloud feedback and cloud adjustment in climate models. Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3682-1.
  6. John, V. O., L. Shi, and E.-S. Chung, 2016: Upper tropospheric humidity [in “State of the Climate in 2015”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97, S27.
  7. Chung, E.-S., B. J. Soden, X. Huang, L. Shi, and V. O. John, 2016: An assessment of the consistency between satellite measurements of upper tropospheric water vapor. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 2874-2887. 
  8. Sohn, B.-J., S. Lee, E.-S. Chung, H.-J. Song, 2016: The role of the dry static stability for the recent change in the Pacific Walker circulation. J. Clim., 29, 2765-2779.
  9. Chung, E.-S., and B. J. Soden, 2015: An assessment of methods for computing radiative forcing in climate models. Environ. Res. Lett., 10, 074004, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/7/074004.
  10. Chung, E.-S., and B. J. Soden, 2015: An assessment of direct radiative forcing, radiative adjustments, and radiative feedbacks in coupled ocean-atmosphere models. J. Clim., 28, 4152-4170.
  11. Lee, S.-K., P. N. DiNezio, E.-S. Chung, S.-W. Yeh, A. T. Wittenberg, and C. Wang, 2014: Spring persistence, transition, and resurgence of El Niño. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 8578-8585, doi:10.1002/2014GL062484.
  12. Chung, E.-S., B. Soden, B. J. Sohn, and L. Shi, 2014: Upper-tropospheric moistening in response to anthropogenic warming. PNAS, 111, 11,636-11,641, doi:10.1073/pnas.1409659111.
  13. Chung, E.-S., B. J. Soden, and V. O. John, 2013: Intercalibrating microwave satellite observations for monitoring long-term variations in upper- and midtropospheric water vapor. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 30, 2303-2319.
  14. Chung, E.-S., B. J. Soden, B. J. Sohn, and J. Schmetz, 2013: An assessment of the diurnal variation of upper tropospheric humidity in reanalysis data sets. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 3425-3430, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50345.
  15. Larson, S., S.-K. Lee, C. Wang, E.-S. Chung, and D. Enfield, 2012: Impacts of non-canonical El Niño patterns on Atlantic hurricane activity. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L14706, doi:10.1029/2012GL052595.
  16. Chung, E.-S., B. J. Soden, and A. C. Clement, 2012: Diagnosing climate feedbacks in coupled ocean-atmosphere models. Surv. Geophys., 33, doi:10.1007/s10712-012-9187-x, 733-744. 
  17. Chung, E.-S., B. J. Soden, B.-J. Sohn, and J. Schmetz, 2011: Model-simulated humidity bias in the upper troposphere and its relation to the large-scale circulation. J. Geophys. Res., 116, D10110, doi:10.1029/2011JD015609. 
  18. Kim, S. W., E. S. Chung, S. C. Yoon, B. J. Sohn, and N. Sugimoto, 2011: Intercomparisons of cloud-top and cloud-base heights from ground-based Lidar, CloudSat and CALIPSO measurements. Int. J. Remote Sens., 32, No.4, 1179-1197. 
  19. Chung, E. S., and B. J. Soden, 2010: Investigating the influence of carbon dioxide and the stratosphere on the long-term tropospheric temperature monitoring from HIRS. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 49, 1927-1937. 
  20. Chung, E.-S., B. J. Soden, and B.-J. Sohn, 2010: Revisiting the determination of climate sensitivity from relationships between surface temperature and radiative fluxes. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L10703, doi:10.1029/2010GL043051. 
  21. Chung, E.-S., and B. J. Soden, 2010: Radiative signature of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide in HIRS satellite observations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L07707, doi:10.1029/2010GL042698. 
  22. Chung, E.-S., D. Yeomans, and B. J. Soden, 2010: An assessment of climate feedback processes using satellite observations of clear-sky OLR. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L02702, doi:10.1029/2009GL041889. 
  23. Chung, E. S., and B. J. Soden, 2009: A satellite-based assessment of upper tropospheric water vapor measurements during AFWEX. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 48, 2284-2294. 
  24. Chung, E. S., B. J. Sohn, and J. Schmetz, 2009: Diurnal variation of outgoing longwave radiation associated with high cloud and UTH changes from Meteosat-5 measurements. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 105, doi:10.1007/s00703-009-0041-8, 109-119.
  25. Sohn, B.-J., J. Schmetz, and E.-S. Chung, 2008: Moistening processes in the tropical upper troposphere observed from Meteosat measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D13109, doi:10.1029/2007JD009527. 
  26. Chung, E.-S., B.-J. Sohn, and J. Schmetz, 2008: CloudSat shedding new light on high-reaching tropical deep convection observed with Meteosat. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L02814, doi:10.1029/2007GL032516. 
  27. Chung, E. S., B. J. Sohn, J. Schmetz, and M. Koenig, 2007: Diurnal variation of upper tropospheric humidity and its relations to convective activities over tropical Africa. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 2489-2502. 
  28. Chung, E. S., B. J. Sohn, and V. Ramanathan, 2004: Moistening processes in the upper troposphere by deep convection: A case study over the tropical Indian Ocean. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 82, No.3, 959-965. 
  29. Sohn, B. J., E. S. Chung, J. Schmetz, and E. A. Smith, 2003: Estimating upper-tropospheric water vapor from SSM/T-2 satellite measurements. J. Appl. Meteor., 42, 488-504.
  30. Sohn, B. J., J. Schmetz, S. Tjemkes, M. Koenig, H. Lutz, A. Arriaga, and E. S. Chung, 2000: Intercalibration of Meteosat-7 water vapor channel with SSM/T-2. J. Geophys. Res., 105, D12, 15,673-15,680.