Eui-Seok Chung

Associate Research Fellow

Email: chunges@pusan.ac.kr

Phone: +82-51-510-7631

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

Education

Ph.D. School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University
M.S. School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University
B.S. Department of Earth Science Education, Seoul National University

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)

Publications

  1. E.-S. Chung, A. Timmermann, B. J. Soden, K.-J. Ha, L, Shi, V, O. John, 2019: Reconciling opposing Walker circulation trends in observations and model projections, Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/s41558-019-0446-4
  2. Mapes, B. E., E. S. Chung, W. M. Hannah, H. Masunaga, A. J. Wimmers, and C. S. Velden, 2018: The meandering margin of the meteorological moist tropics. Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 1177-1184, doi:10.1002/2017GL076440.
  3. John, V. O., L. Shi, E.-S. Chung, R. P. Allan, S. A. Buehler, and B. J. Soden, 2018: Upper tropospheric humidity [in “State of the Climate in 2017”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 99(8), S27–S28, doi:10.1175/2018BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.