Kyung-Ja Ha

Profile picture Kyung-Ja Ha

Professor

Email: kjha@pusan.ac.kr

Phone: +82-51-510-7860

  • Climate physics & climate change sciences
  • Monsoon dynamics
  • Planetary boundary layer modeling
  • Hydroclimate
  • Tropical-extratropical interaction

Education

1992 Ph.D. Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Korea
1984 M.S. Meteorology, Seoul National University, Korea
1982 B.S. Earth Sciences, Pusan National University, Korea

Work Experience

2018 present Board member, The Busan National Science Museum
2018 present Vice-president, Korea Geoscience Union
2018 present Co-chair, Local Advisory Committee of 2020 Asia Oceania Geosciences Society
2017 present Chair, Environmental Safe Division, Advisory Committee for National Life Science, KOFST
2017 present WMO/WWRP Monsoon Panel, co-chair of Expert Team on Climate Impact on Monsoon Weather
2017 present Editor, the Earth and Environmental Sciences section of the board, Nature Scientific Report
2017 2018 Committee member of Expert Committee on Energy and Environment, Korea National Science and Technology Council
2016 present Fellow, The Korean Academy of Science and Technology(KAST). Member of Steering committee on Science division of KAST
2016 present Member, Korea committee of “Future Earth”, ICSU
2016 2017 Vice-president, Korean Meteorological Society, Korea
2016 2017 Lead Guest editor, special issue on “Asian Monsoon climate change”, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences
2014 present Director, Research Center for Climate Sciences, PNU, Korea
2014 present Lead author, chapter 10, Korean Climate Change Assessment Report
2012 2013 Vice-president, Korean Meteorological Society, Korea
2012 Committee, East Asian Climate(EAC)
2011 2017 Principal Investigator, Global Research Laboratory on ”Global monsoon climate change”, Korea national research foundation
2011 2014 Board member, APEC Climate Center, Busan, Korea
2010 Lead author, chapter 5, Korean Climate Change Assessment Report
2008 present Editor, Atmospheric Oceanic Sciences Letter, IAP/China Academy of Science
2008 Editor in Atmospheric Science, Vol 16, Advances in Geosciences, World Scientific
2008 Chair of subdivision on fundraising, Local Advisory Committee of 2008 Asia Oceania Geosciences Society
2006 2009 President of a branch for Busan & Kyungnam region, The -Association of Korean Women Scientists and Engineering
2005 2011 Auditor, APEC Climate Center, Busan, Korea
2004 2005 Chief of education committee of Korean Meteorological Society
2004 2014 Board Member of Korean Meteorological Society
2004 2007 Minister Advisory Committee of Ministry of Science & Technology
2003 2009 Director of Busan Women in Scientist and Engineers (Busan WISE) Center
2002 2005 Courtesy prof. of COAS, Oregon State Univ. USA
2002 2004 Director, Women’s studies Center, Pusan National University, Korea
2000 2003 Editor in chief, editorial board of “Atmosphere”, bulletin of Korean Meteorological Society
1999 2000 Visiting assistant professor at College of Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences (COAS)/OSU (supervisor: Prof. Larry Mahrt), USA
1996 Visiting scholar CSRP at Texas A&M University (work with Prof. Gerald North), USA
1994 present Prof. of Atmospheric Sciences, Pusan Nat. Univ., Korea
1993 post-doctoral position at MRI/JMA, Japan (supervisor: Tatsushi Tokioka)
1984 1985 Research assistant at Yonsei University

Fellowships, Awards, and Honors

2019 Unjae Academy Award, Korean Meteorological Society
2016 Editor contribution award, IAP/CAS, China
2012 National medal for Science and Technology, Korea Ministry of Science, Technology, and Education
2012 The 11th Busan Science & Technology Award, Busan City, Korea
2011 Korea 100 top researcher award, National Science & Technology Council
2011 The premium professor award, Pusan National University, Busan, Korea
2011 Global Research Laboratory fund, Korea National Research Fund, for years of 2011-2017
2008 Best Research Award, Korea Ministry of Education, Science & Technology
2003 Honor Award, Korea Ministry of Science & Technology
2001 Songcheon Award (Best Academic Award), The Korean Meteorological Society

Publications

  1. Kyung-Ja Ha, Ji-Hye Yeo, Ye-Won Seo, Eui-Seok Chung, Ja-Yeon Moon, Xuelei Feng, Yang-Won Lee, Chang-Hoi Ho, 2019: What Caused the Extraordinarily Hot 2018 Summer in Korea?, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 98, Special Edition on Extreme Rainfall Events in 2017 and 2018, DOI: 10.2151/jmsj.2020-009
  2. Hyejin Moon and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2019: Distinguishing changes in the Hadley circulation edge, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-019-03017-1
  3. Mincheol Moon and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2019: Effect of typhoon-generated cold wake on the subsequent typhoon Tembin and its sensitivity to horizontal resolutions, MDPI atmosphere, 10(11), 644, DOI: 10.3390/atmos10110644
  4. Yumi Choi, Kyung-Ja Ha and Fei-Fei Jin, 2019: Seasonality and El Niño Diversity in the Relationship between ENSO and Western North Pacific Tropical Cyclone Activity, Journal of Climate, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0736.1
  5. Ki-Young Heo, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Taemin Ha, 2019: Explosive Cyclogenesis around the Korean Peninsula in May 2016 from a Potential Vorticity Perspective: Case Study and Numerical Simulations, MDPI Atmosphere, 10(6), 322, DOI: 10.3390/atmos10060322
  6. Kyung-Ja Ha, 2019: Monsoons, Atmosphere, 10(3), 147, DOI: 10.3390/atmos10030147
  7. Suyeon Moon, Kyung-Ja Ha, 2019: Early Indian Summer Monsoon Onset Driven by Low Soil Moisture in the Iranian Desert, Geophysical Research Letters, 46(17-18), 10568-10577, DOI: 10.1029/2019GL084520
  8. Yazhou Zhang, Jianping Li, Jiaqing Xue, Fei Zheng, Renguang Wu, Kyung-Ja Ha, Juan Feng, 2019: The relative roles of the South China Sea summer monsoon and ENSO in the Indian Ocean dipole development,  Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-019-04953-4
  9. Kyung-Ja Ha, SungHyun Nam, Jin-Yong Jeong, Il-Ju Moon, Meehye Lee, Junghee Yun, Chan Joo Jang, Yong Sun Kim, Do-Seong Byun, Ki-Young Heo, Jae-Seol Shim, 2019: Observations utilizing Korean Ocean Research Stations and their Applications for Process Studies, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0305.1 
  10. Nari Kim, Kyung-Ja Ha, No-Wook Park, Jaeil Cho, Sungwook Hong, Yang-Won Lee, 2019: A Comparison Between Major Artificial Intelligence Models for Crop Yield Prediction: Case Study of the Midwestern United States, 2006–2015, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 8, 240, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi8050240
  11. 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
  12. K.-S. Yun, S.-W. Yeh, K.-J. Ha, 2019: Underlying mechanisms leading to El Nino-to-La Nina transition are unchanged under global warming, Climate Dynamics, 52(3-4),1723-1738, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-018-4220-5
  13. J.-Y. Moon, B. Wang, S.-S. Lee, K.-J. Ha, 2018: An Intraseasonal Genesis Potential Index for Tropical Cyclones during Northern Hemisphere Summer, Journal of Climate, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0515.1
  14. S. Kim, K.-J. Ha, R. Ding and J. Li, 2018: Re-Examination of the Decadal Change in the Relationship between the East Asian Summer Monsoon and Indian Ocean SST,, Atmosphere, 9(10), 395, DOI: 10.3390/atmos9100395
  15. H Oh, K.-J Ha, A Timmermann, 2018: Disentangling Impacts of Dynamic and Thermodynamic Components on Late Summer Rainfall Anomalies in East Asia, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 0(0), 1-11, DOI: 10.1029/2018JD028652
  16. Seo, Ye-Won, Kyung-Sook Yun, June-Yi Lee, Yang-Won Lee, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Jong-Ghap Jhun, 2018 : Future changes due to model biases in probabilities of extreme temperatures over East Asia using CMIP5 data, International Journal of Climatology, 38, 1177-1188, DOI: 10.1002/joc.5233
  17. S. Li, S. Park, J.-Y. Lee, K.-J. Ha, M.-K. Park, C. O. Jo, H. Oh, J. Mühle, K.-R. Kim, S. A. Montzka, S. O’Doherty, P. B. Krummel, E. Atlas, B. R. Miller, F. Moore, R. F. Weiss & S. C. Wofsy, 2018: Chemical Evidence of Inter-Hemispheric Air Mass Intrusion into the Northern Hemisphere Mid-Latitudes, Scientific Report, 8, 4669, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-22266-0
  18. B. Wang, J. Li, M. A. Cane, J. Liu, P. J. Webster, B. Xiang, H.-M. Kim, J. Cao, & K.-J. Ha, 2018: Toward Predicting Changes in the Land Monsoon Rainfall a Decade in Advance, , Journal of Climate, 31, 2699-2714, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0521.1
  19. B. Wang, S.-S. Lee, D. E. Waliser, C. Zhang, A. Sobel, E. Maloney, T. Li, X. Jiang, & K.-J. Ha, 2018: Dynamics-Oriented Diagnostics for the Madden-Julian Oscillation, Journal of Climate, 31, 3117–3135, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0332.1
  20. Chu, J.-E., Kim, K.-M., Lau, W. K. M., & Ha, K.-J. 2018: How light-absorbing properties of organic aerosol modify the Asian summer monsoon rainfall? Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123, 2244–2255, DOI: 10.1002/2017JD027642
  21. Kyung-Ja Ha, Ye-Won Seo, June-Yi Lee, 2018: R.H. Kripalani, Kyung-Sook Yun, Linkages between the South and East Asian Summer Monsoons: A review and revisit, Climate Dynamics, 51(11-12),  4207-4227, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-017-3773-z
  22. Ji-Hye Yeo, Kyung-Ja Ha, 2018: Combined effects of blocking and AO on a prolonged snowstorm in Jeju Island, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 55(3), 401-414, DOI: 10.1007/s13143-018-0088-x
  23. Choi Yumi and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2017: Subseasonal shift in tropical cyclone genesis over the western North Pacific in 2013, Clim Dyn, 51(11-12), 4451-4467, DOI:10.1007/s00382-017-3926-0
  24. Yun J-H, K-J Ha, and Y-E Jo, 2017: Interdecadal changes in winter surface air temperature over East Asia and their possible causes, 51(4), 1375-1390, Clim Dyn, DOI:10.1007/s00382-017-3960-y
  25. Kim, Byeong-Hee, Kyung-Ja Ha, 2017: Changes in equatorial zonal circulations and precipitation in the context of the global warming and natural modes, Climate Dynamics, 51(11-12), 3999-4013, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-017-3819-2
  26. Pang-Chi Hsu, Kyung-Ja Ha, June-Yi Lee, and Chih-Hua Tsou, 2017: Influence of boreal summer intraseasonal oscillation on heat waves in Asian monsoon area, Journal of Climate, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0505.1
  27. Ye-Won Seo, Kyung-Sook Yun, June-Yi Lee, Yang-Won Lee, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Jong-Ghap Jhun, 2017 : Future changes due to model biases in probabilities of extreme temperatures over East Asia using CMIP5 data, International Journal of Climatology. DOI: 10.1002/joc.5233
  28. Chu, Jung-Eun, Bin Wang, June-Yi Lee, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2017: Boreal summer intraseasonal phases identified by nonlinear multivariate empirical orthogonal function-based self-organizing map (ESOM) analysis, Journal of Climate, 30(10):3513-3528,2017, DOI:10.1175-JCLI-D-16-0660.1.
  29. Oh, Hyoeun, Jong-Ghap Jhun, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Kyong-Hwan Seo, 2017: Combined Effect of the East Atlantic/West Russia and Western Pacific Teleconnections on the East Asian Winter Monsoon, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 53 273-285, DOI: 10.1007/s13143-017-0030-7
  30. Kim, Jin-Yong, Kyong-Hwan Seo, Jun-Hyeok Son and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2017: Development of Statistical Prediction Models for Changma Precipitation: An Ensemble Approach, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 53 207-216, DOI: 10.1007/s13143-017-0027-2
  31. Kyung-Ja Ha, June-Yi Lee, Bin Wang, Shang-Ping Xie, and Akio Kitoh, 2017: Asian Monsoon Climate Change – Understanding and Prediction, Asia-Pac. J. Atmos. Sci., 53(2), 179-180, 2017,Published DOI:10.1007/s13143-017-0056-x
  32. Moon, Suyeon and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2017: Temperature and Precipitation in the context of the annual cycle over Asia: Model evaluation and future change, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, .53 229-242, DOI: 10.1007/s13143-017-0024-5.
  33. Xing, Wen, Bin Wang, So-Young Yim, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2017: Predictable patterns of the May-June rainfall anomaly over East Asia, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122., 2203-2217,
  34. Park, Doo-Sun, Chang-Hoi Ho, Johnny Chan, Kyung-Ja Ha, Hyeong-Seog Kim, Jinwon Kim, and Joo-Hong Kim, 2017: Asymmetric response of tropical cyclone activity to global warming over the North Atlantic and the western North Pacific from CMIP5 model projections, Nature Scientific Reports, 7, 41354
  35. Ha, Kyung-Ja, Jung-Eun Chu, June-Yi Lee, and Kyung-Sook Yun, 2017: Interbasin coupling between the tropical Indian and Pacific Ocean on interannual timescale: Observation and CMIP5 reproduction, Climate Dynamics, 48(1-2), 459-475, DOI:10.1007/s00382-016-3087-6
  36. Chu, Jung-Eun and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2016: Quantifying organic aerosol single scattering albedo over the tropical biomass burning regions, Atmospheric Environment, DOI 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.09.069
  37. Chul E. Chung, Jung-Eun Chu, Yunha Lee, Twan van Noije, Hwayoung Jeoung, Kyung-Ja Ha, Marguerite Marks, 2016: Global fine-mode aerosol radiative effect, as constrained by comprehensive observations, ACP, DOI:10.5194/acp-16-8071-2016
  38. Lee, Soo-Jin, CHO, Jaeil, Ha, Kyung-Ja, Lee, Han Lim, and Lee, Yang-Won, 2016: On the relationships between MODIS-based normalized difference drought index (NDDI) and gross primary production (GPP): A case of North Korean croplands, 2000– 2012, Remote Sensing Letters, DOI: 10.1080/2150704X.2016.1187315, 790-799
  39. Yun, K.-S., S.-W. Yeh, and K.-J. Ha, 2016; Inter-El Niño variability in CMIP5 models: Model deficiencies and future changes, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 3894–3906, DOI:10.1002/2016JD024964
  40. Ruiqiang Ding, Jianping Li, Yu-heng Tseng, Kyung-Ja Ha, Sen Zhao, and June-Yi Lee, 2016: Interdecadal change in the lagged relationship between the Pacific-South American pattern and ENSO, Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-016-3002-1
  41. Yun, Kyung-Sook,Ye-Won seo, Kyung-Ja Ha, June-Yi Lee, and Akio Kitoh, 2016: The seasonally varying effect of the Tibetan Plateau on Northern Hemispheric blocking frequency and amplitude, Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-016-2981-2, 47(7), 2527-2541
  42. Oh, Hyoeun and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2016; Prediction of the dominant intraseasonal modes over the East Asia-western North Pacific summer monsoon region, Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-015-2948-8, 47(7), 2025-2037
  43. Chen, Wei, June-Yi Lee, Kyung-Ja Ha, Kyung-Sook Yun, and Riyu Lu, 2016: Intensification of the Western North Pacific anticyclone response to the short decaying El Nino event due to greenhouse warming. Journal of Climate. DOI 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0195.1
  44. Hsu,Pang-Chi, June-Yi Lee, Kyung-Ja Ha, 2016: Influence of boreal summer intraseasonal oscillation on rainfall extremes in Southeast China. International Journal of Climatology, DOI 10.1002/joc.4433
  45. Yun, Kyung-Sook, Sang-Wook Yeh, Kyung-Ja Ha, 2015: Covariability of western tropical Pacific -North Pacific atmospheric circulation during summer. Nature Scientific Reports, DOI 10.1038/srep16980. 5(16980).
  46. Lee, June-Yi and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2015: Understanding of interdecadal changes in variability and predictability of the Northern Hemisphere summer tropical-extratropical teleconnection. Journal of Climate, DOI 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0154.1, 28(21), 8634-8647
  47. Lee, June-Yi, Bin Wang, Kyung-Hwan Seo, Kyung-Ja Ha, A. Kitoh, and J. Liu, 2015: Effects of mountain uplift on global monsoon precipitation. Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences. DOI 10.1007/s13143-015-0077-2, 51(3), 275-290
  48. Bin Wang, Baoqiang Xiang, Juan Li, Peter. J. Webster, M. Rajeevan, Jian Liu, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2015: Rethinking Indian monsoon rainfall prediction in the context of recent global warming, Nature Communications, DOI 10.1038/ncomms8154, 6(7154)
  49. Heo, Ki-Young, Ye-Won Seo, Kyung-Ja Ha, Kwang-Soon Park, Jinah Kim, Jung-Woon Choi, Kicheon Jun, Jin-Yong Jeong 2015: Development Mechanisms of an Explosive Cyclone over East Sea on 3-4 April 2012, Dynamics of Atmosphere and Ocean, Doi:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2015.03.001. Volume70, 30-46
  50. Choi, Yumi, Kyung-Ja Ha, Chang-Hoi Ho, and Chul Eddy Chung, 2015: Interdecadal change in Typhoon genesis condition over the western North Pacific, Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-015-2536-y,45(11), 3243-3255
  51. Kim, Byeong-Hee and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2015: Observed changes of global and western Pacific precipitation associated with global warming SST mode and Mega-ENSO SST mode, Climate dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-015-2524-2, 45(11), 3067-3075
  52. Chen, Wei, June-Yi Lee, Riyu Lu, Buwen Dong and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2015: Intensified Impact of Tropical Atlantic SST on the Western North Pacific Summer Climate under a Weakened Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation, Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-014-2454-4, 45(7), 2033-2046
  53. Kim, Seon-Hwa and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2015: Two leading modes of Northern Hemisphere blocking variability and its relationship with teleconnection patterns. Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-014-2304-4, 44(9), 2479-2491
  54. Yun, Kyung-Sook, Kyung-Ja Ha, Sang-Wook Yeh, Bin Wang, and Baoqiang Xiang, 2015: Critical role of boreal summer North Pacific subtropical highsin ENSO transition. Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-014-2193-6, 44(7),1979-1992
  55. Oh, Hyoeun and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2015: Thermodynamic Characteristics and Responses to ENSO of Dominant Intraseasonal Modes in the East Asian Summer Monsoon. Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-014-2268-4, 44(7), 1751-1766
  56. Andrea Alessandri, Matteo De Felice, Ning Zeng, Annarita Mariotti, Yutong Pan, Annalisa Cherchi, June-Yi Lee, Bin Wang, Kyung-Ja Ha, Paolo Ruti & Vincenzo Artale, 2014: Robust assessment of the expansion and retreat of Mediterranean climate in the 21st century, Nature Scientific Reports, doi:10.1038/srep07211, 4(7211)
  57. Seo, Ye-Won , Hojin Kim, Kyung-Sook Yun, June-Yi Lee, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Ja-Yeon Moon, 2014: Future change of extreme temperature climate indices over East Asia with uncertainties estimation in the CMIP5, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 50(1), 609-624
  58. Yun, Kyung-Sook, June-Yi Lee and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2014: Recent intensification of the South and East Asian monsoon contrast associated with an increase in the zonal tropical SST gradient, Journal of Geophysical Research, 119(13), 8104-8116, DOI: 10.1002/2014JD021692
  59. Yun, Kyung-Sook, Ye-Won Seo, Kyung-Ja Ha, June-Yi Lee, and Yoshiyuki Kajikawa, 2014: Interdecadal changes in the Asian winter monsoon variability and its relationship with ENSO and AO. Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 50(4), 531-540.
  60. Lee, June-Yi, Bin Wang, Kyong-Hwan Seo, Jong-Seong Kug, Yong-Sang Choi, Yu Kosaka and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2014: Future change of Northern Hemisphere summer tropical-extratropical teleconnection in CMIP5 models. Journal of Climate, 27, 3643-3664, Doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00261.1
  61. Jia, XiaoJing, June-Yi. Lee, L. Hai, A. Alessandri, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2014: Interdecadal change in the Northern Hemisphere seasonal climate prediction skill: Part II. Predictablity and Prediction Skill. Climate Dynamics, Doi:10.1007/s00392-014-2084-x , 43(5-6), 1611-1630
  62. Chowdary, J. S., Raju Attada, June-Yi Lee, Yu Kosaka, Kyung-Ja Ha, Jing-Jia Luo, C. Gnanaseelan, A. Parekh, and D.-Y. Lee, 2014: Seasonal prediction of distinct climate anomalies in the summer 2010 over the tropical Indian Ocean and South Asia. Journal of Meteorological Society of Japan, 92(1), 1−16, DOI:10.2151/jmsj.2014-101
  63. Jia, XiaoJing, June-Yi Lee, Lin Hai, Andrea Alessandri, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2014: Interdecadal change in the Northern Hemisphere seasonal climate prediction skill: Part I. The leading forced mode of atmospheric circulation. Climate Dynamics, 43(5-6), 1611-1630
  64. Chu, Jung-Eun, Kyung-Ja Ha, June-Yi Lee, Bin Wang, Byeong-Hee Kim and Chung Eddy Chul, 2014: Future Change of the Indian Ocean Basin-Wide and Dipole Modes in the CMIP5, Climate Dynamics, 43(1-2), 535-551, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-013-2002-7
  65. Bin Wang, So-Young Yim, June-Yi Lee, Jian Liu and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2014: Future change of Asian-Australian monsoon under RCP 4.5 anthropogenic warming scenario, Climate Dynamics, 42(1-2), 83-100, DOI 10.1007/s00382-013-1769-x.
  66. Lee, Eun-Jeong, Kyung-Ja Ha, Jong-Ghap Jhun, 2014: Interdecadal changes in interannual variability of the global monsoon precipitation and interrelationships among its subcomponents, Climate Dynamics, 42(9), 2585-2601, DOI 10.1007/s00382-013-1762-4
  67. Heo, Ki-Young, Kyung-Ja Ha, Kyung-Sook Yun, Sun-Seon Lee, Hyung-Jin Kim and Bin Wang, 2014: Methods for Uncertainty Assessment of Climate Models and Model Predictions over East Asia, International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.3692, 34(2), 377–390.
  68. Heo, Ki-Young, Su-Hyun Park, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Jae-Seol Shim, 2014: Algorithm for Sea Fog Monitoring with the Use of Information Technologies, Meteorological Applications, DOI: 10.1002/met.1344, 21(2), 350-359
  69. Lee, Sun-Seon, Seon-Hwa Kim, Jong-Ghap Jhun, Kyung-Ja Ha and Ye-Won Seo, 2013: Robust warming over East Asia during boreal winter monsoon and its possible causes, Environmental Research Letters, 8(3), 34001, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/034001
  70. Yun, Kyung-Sook, Sang-Wook Yeh, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2013: Distinct impact of tropical SSTs on summer North Pacific high and western North Pacific subtropical high, Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 118, 4107-4116, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50253
  71. Lee, June-Yi, Sun-Seon Lee, Bin Wang, Kyung-Ja Ha and Jong-Ghap Jhun, 2013: Seasonal prediction and predictability of the Asian wintertemperature variability, Climate Dynamics, 41(3-4), 573-587, DOI 10.1007/s00382-012-1588-5
  72. Choi,Yumi, Kyung-Sook Yun, Kyung-Ja Ha, Kwang-Yul Kim, Soon-Jo Yoon, and Johnny C. L. Chan, 2013 : Effects of Asymmetric SST Distribution on Straight-moving Typhoon Ewiniar (2006) and Recurving Typhoon Maemi (2003), Monthly Weather Review, 141(11), 3950 – 3967, DOI 10.1175/MWR=-D-12-207.1
  73. Lee, Sun-Seon, June-Yi Lee, Kyung-Ja Ha, Bin Wang, A. Kitoh, Y. Kajikawa and M. Abe, 2013: Role of the Tibetan Plateau on the Annual Variation of Mean Atmospheric Circulation and Storm Track Activity, Journal of Climate, 26(14) ,5270-5286
  74. Lee, Sun-Seon, Ye-Won Seo, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Jong-Ghap Jhun, 2013: Impact of the western North Pacific subtropical high on the East Asian monsoon precipitation and the Indian Ocean precipitation in the boreal summertime, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 49(2), 171-182, DOI:10.1007/s13143-013-0017-y.
  75. Moon,Ja-Yeon, Bin Wang, Kyung-Ja Ha, and June-Yi Lee, 2013 : Teleconnections associated with Northern Hemisphere summer monsoon intraseasonal oscillation, Climate Dynamics , DOI 10.1007/s00382-012-1394-0, 40(11-12), 2761-2774
  76. Ha, Kyung-Ja, Jung-Eun Chu, June-Yi Lee, Bin Wang , Saji N Hameed and Masahiro Watanabe, 2012 : What caused the cool summer over northern Central Asia, East Asia and central North America during 2009?, Environmental Research Letters, 7(4), 044015, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/4/044015
  77. Liu, Jian, Wang Bin, So-Young Yim, June-Yi Lee, Jong-Ghap Jhun and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2012: What drives the global summer monsoon over the past millennium?, Climate Dynamics ,Doi:10.1007/s00382-012-1360-x , 39(5), 1063-1072.
  78. Moon, Ja-Yeon, Bin Wang, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2012: MJO Modulation on 2009/10 Winter Snowstorms in the United States, Journal of Climate, 25(3), 978, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00033.1
  79. Ha, Kyung-Ja, Ki-Young Heo, Sun-Seon Lee, Kyung-Sook Yun and Jong-Ghap Jhun, 2012: Variability in the East Asian Monsoon: a review, METEOROLOGICAL APPLICATIONS, DOI: 10.1002/met.1320, 19(2), 200-215
  80. Yun,Kyung-Sook , Ki-Young Heo , Jung-Eun Chu , Kyung-Ja Ha , Eun-Jeong Lee , Yumi Choi , and Akio Kitoh , 2012 : Changes in Climate Classification and Extreme Climate Indices from a High-Resolution Future Projection, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, DOI: 10.1007/s13143-012-0022-6, 48(3), 213-226 .
  81. Ha , Kyung-Ja, and Soon-Jo Yoon, Kyung-Sook Yun, Jong-Seong Kug, Yeon-Soo Jang, and Johnny C. L. Chan, 2012: Dependency of typhoon intensity and genesis locations on El Niño phase and SST shift over the Western North Pacific, Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI 10.1007/s00704-012-0588-z, 109(3), 383-395.
  82. Ha, Kyung-Ja, and Kyung-Sook Yun, 2012: Climate Change Effects on Tropical Night Days in Seoul, Korea, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 109(1),191-203, DOI 10.1007/s00704-011-0573-y
  83. Yun, Kyung-Sook, Johnny C. L. Chan, Kyung-Ja Ha, 2012: Effects of SST Magnitude and Gradient on Typhoon Tracks around East Asia: a case study for Typhoon Maemi (2003), Atmospheric Research, 109-110, 36-51
  84. Heo, Ki-Young, Kyung-Ja Ha and Sun-Seon Lee, 2012: Warming of Western North Pacific Ocean and Energetics of Transient Eddy Activity. Monthly Weather Review, 140(9), 2860-2873.
  85. Chu,Jung-Eun,Saji N.Hameed,Kyung-Ja Ha, 2012 : Non-linear, intraseasonal phases of the East Asian summer monsoon: Extraction and analysis using self-organizing maps, Journal of Climate ,25(20), 6975-6988.
  86. Lee, Sun-Seon, June-Yi Lee, Bin Wang, Kyung-Ja Ha, Ki-Young Heo, Fei-Fei Jin, David M. Straus, and Jagadish Shukla, 2012 Interdecadal changes in the storm track activity over the North Pacific and North Atlantic, Climate Dynamics, 39(1), 313-327, DOI 10.1007/s00382-011-1188-9.
  87. An, Soon-Il, Kyung-Ja Ha, Kyoung-Hwan Seo, Sang-Wook Yeh, Seung-Ki Min and Chang-Hoi Ho, 2011: A Review of Recent Climate Trends and Causes over the Korean Peninsula, Climate Change Research, 2(4), 237-251
  88. Yun, Kyung-Sook, Seong-Yeol Kim, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Masahiro Watanabe, 2011: Effects of sub-seasonal basic state changes on Rossby wave propagation during northern summer, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 116, DOI:10.1029/2011JD016258.
  89. Lee, Sun-Seon, June-Yi Lee, Bin Wang, Fei-Fei Jin, Woo-Jin Lee, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2011: A comparison of climatological subseasonal variations in the wintertime storm track activity between the North Pacific and Atlantic: Local energetics and moisture effect, Climate Dynamics ,37(11) ,2455-2469, DOI:10.1007/s00382-011-1027-z
  90. Oh, Hyun-Mi, Kyung-Eak Kim, Kyung-Ja Ha, Larry Mahrt, and Jae-Seol Shim, 2011: Quality Control and Tilt Correction Effects on the Turbulent Fluxes Observed at an Ocean Platform, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 50(3), 700-712, DOI:10.1175/2010JAMC2367.1
  91. Kim, Won-Moo, Jong-Ghap Jhun, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Masahide Kimoto, 2011: Decadal Changes in Climatological Intraseasonal Oscillation of Summer Precipitation over the Korean Peninsula in mid-1990s, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences ,28(3), 591-600
  92. Lee, June-Yi, Bin Wang, Q. Ding, K.-J. Ha, J.-B. Ahn, A. Kumar, B. Stern, and O. Alves, 2011: How Predictable is the Northern Hemisphere Summer Upper-Tropospheric Circulation?, Climate Dynamics , 37(5), 1189-1203, DOI:10.1007/s00382-010-0909-9
  93. Moon, Ja-Yeon, Bin Wang, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2011: ENSO Regulation of MJO teleconnection, Climate Dynamics, 37(5), 1133-1149, DOI 10.1007/s00382-010-0902-3.
  94. Lee, Sun-Seon, June-Yi Lee, Kyung-Ja Ha, Bin Wang, and J. Schemm, 2011: Deficiencies and possibilities for long-lead coupled climate prediction of the Western North Pacific-East Asian summer monsoon, Climate Dynamics, 36(5), 1173-1188, DOI:10.1007/s00382-010-0832-0
  95. Oh, Hyun-Mi, Kyung-Ja Ha, Ki-Young Heo, Kyung-Eak Kim, Sang-Jong Park, Jae-Seol Shim, and Larry Mahrt, 2010: On Drag Coefficient Parameterization with Post Processed Direct Fluxes Measurements over the Ocean. ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 46(4), 513-523, DOI:10.1007/s13143-010-0030-3.
  96. Heo, Ki-Young, Kyung-Eak Kim, Kyung-Ja Ha, Kwang-Soon Park, Ki-Cheon Jun, Jae-Seol Shim, and Young-Sang Suh, 2010: Simulation of Snowstorm over the Yellow Sea using a Mesoscale Coupled Model, ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 46(4), 437-452, DOI:10.1007/s13143-010=-25-0
  97. Yun, Kyung-Sook, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Bin Wang, 2010: Impacts of tropical ocean warming on East Asian summer climate, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L20809, doi:10.1029/2010GL044931.
  98. Heo, Ki-Young, Kyung-Ja Ha, Larry Mahrt, and Jae-Seol Shim, 2010: Comparison of advection and steam fogs: from direct observation over the sea. Atmospheric Research, 98, 426-437.
  99. Yun, Kyung-Sook, Kyong-Hwan Seo, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2010: Interdecadal change in the relationship between ENSO and the intraseasonal oscillation in East Asia, Journal of Climate, 23, 3599-3612, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3431.1.
  100. Heo, Ki-Young, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2010: A coupled model study of formation and dissipation of sea fog. Monthly Weather Review, 138(4), 1185-1205.
  101. Yun, Kyung-Sook, Kyung-Ja Ha, Bin Wang, and Ruiqiang Ding, 2010: Decadal cooling in the Indian summer monsoon after 1997/1998 El Nino and its impact on the East Asian summer monsoon, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L01805, doi:10.1029/2009GL041539.
  102. Hyun, Yu-Kyung, Sanjib Kar, Kyung-Ja Ha, 2010: Diurnal and spatial variabilities of monsoonal CG lightning and precipitation and its association with the synoptic weather conditions over South Korea, Theoretical and Applied Climatology , 102, 43-60, doi:10.1007/s00704-009-0235-5
  103. Ding, Ruiqiang, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Jianping Li, 2010: Interdecadal shift in the relationship between the East Asian summer monsoon and the tropical Indian Ocean, Climate Dynamics, 34, 1059-1071, doi:10.1007/s00382-009-0555-2.
  104. Lee, Sun-Seon, P. N. Vinayachandran, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Jong-Ghap Jhun, 2010: Shift of peak in summer monsoon rainfall over Korea and its association with ENSO, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 115, D02111, doi:10.1029/2009JD011717.
  105. Lee, Sun-Seon, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2009: Eddy-mean flow interaction and its association with Bonin high: Comparison of July and August, ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES , 45(4), 483-498.
  106. Shin, Sun-Hee, Masahide Kimoto, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2009: Comparison of two different vertical diffusion schemes in amplitude and phase of the diurnal variation and Its impact on a GCM, Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L18706, doi:10.1029/2009GL039414 .
  107. Yun,Kyung-Sook, Baohua Ren, Kyung-Ja Ha, Johnny C.L. Chan, and Jong-Ghap Jhun, 2009 : The 30-60 day Oscillation in the East Asian Summer Monsoon and its Time-dependent Association with the ENSO, TellusA , 61A , 565-578.
  108. Ha, Kyung-Ja, Sun-Hee Shin, and Larry Mahrt, 2009: Spatial variation of the regional wind field with land-sea contrasts and complex topography, Journal of Applied Meteorology & Climatology, 48(9), 1929-1939, DOI:10.1175/2009JAMC2105.1.
  109. Shin, Sun-Hee and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2009: Implementation of turbulent mixing over stratocumulus- topped boundary layer and its impact in a GCM, Adv. Atm. Sci. ,26(5),1-10.
  110. Heo, Ki-Young, Jeong-Wook Lee, Kyung-Ja Ha, Ki-Cheon Jun, Kwang-Soon Park, and Jae-Il Kwon, 2009: Simulation of Atmospheric States for a Storm Surge on the West coast of Korea: Model Comparison between MM5, WRF and COAMPS, Natural Hazards, 51, 151-162, DOI 10.1007/s11069-009=-9395-y.
  111. Shin, Sun-Hee, Masahide Kimoto, Kyung-Ja Ha, and Kyung-Sook Yun, 2009: Impact of different diffusion schemes on simulated rainfall: Land-Ocean contrast, J. Geophys. Res. ,114, D13101, doi:10.1029/2008JD011605.
  112. Kar, S. K., Y.A. Liou, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2009: Aerosol effects on the enhancement of cloud-to-ground lightning over major urban areas of South Korea, Atmospheric research, 92, 80-87.
  113. Ha, Kyung-Ja, Kyung-Sook Yun, Jong-Ghap Jhun, and Jianping Li, 2009: Circulation changes associated with the interdecadal shift of Korean August rainfall around late 1960s, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 114, D04115, doi:10.1029/2008JD011287.
  114. Ding, Ruiqiang, Jianping Li, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2008: Trends and interdecadal changes of weather predictability during 1950s-1990s, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 113, D24112, doi:10.1029/2008JD010404
  115. Kim, Ki-Young, Akio Kitoh and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2008: The SST-forced predictability of the sub-seasonal mode over East Asia with an atmospheric general circulation model, International Journal of Climatology, 28, 1599-1606, DOI: 10.1002/joc.1655.
  116. Yun, Kyung-Sook, Kyong-Hwan Seo and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2008: Relationship between ENSO and Northward Propagating Intraseasonal Oscillation in the East Asian Summer Monsoon System, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 113, D14120, doi:10.1029/2008JD009901
  117. Yun, Kyung-Sook, Sun-Hee Shin, Kyung-Ja Ha, Akio Kitoh and Shoji Kusunoki, 2008: East Asian Precipitation Change in the Global Warming Climate Simulated by a 20-km Mesh AGCM. ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 44(3), 233-247.
  118. Ding, Ruiqiang, Jianping Li and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2008: Decadal change of January and July persistence of monthly mean 500 hPa geopotential height anomalies, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS , 35, L15702, doi:10.1029/2008GL034137
  119. Lee, Jeong-Wook, Ki-Young Heo, Kyung-Ja Ha, Kwang-Soon Park, and Ki-Cheon Jun, 2008: Simulations of the Mesoscale Cyclone Accompanying the Storm Surge on 30 March 2007 in the Western Coast of Korea. ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 44(2), 121-135
  120. Heo, Ki-Young and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2008: Snowstorm over Southwestern Coast the Korean Peninsula Associated with the Development of Mesocyclone over the Yellow Sea, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 25(5), 765-777.
  121. DING, Rui-Qiang, Jian-Ping LI and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2008: Nonlinear Local Lyapunov Exponent and Quantifiation of Local Predictability, Chin. Phys. Lett., 25(5), 1919-1922.
  122. Ha, Kyung-Ja, Eun-Hee Jeon and Hyun-Mi Oh, 2007: Spatial and temporal characteristics of precipitation using an extensive network of ground gauge in the Korean Peninsula, Atmospheric research, 86(3-4), 330-339.
  123. Kwon, MinHo, Jong-Ghap Jhun, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2007: Decadal Change in East Asian Summer Monsoon Circulation in the Mid-1990s, Geophysical Research Letters, 34(L21706), doi:10.1029/2007GL031977
  124. Kar, S. K., Y.A. Liou, and K.-J. Ha, 2007: Characteristics of cloud-to-ground lightning activity over Seoul, South Korea in relation to urban effect, Annales Geophsicae , 25, 2113-2118.
  125. Shin, Sun-Hee and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2007: Effects of Spatial and Temporal Variations in PBL Depth on a GCM, Journal of Climate, 20(18), 4717-4732.
  126. Um, Hyang-Hee, Kyung-Ja Ha and Sun-Seon Lee, 2007: Evaluation of the urban effect of long-term relative humidity and the separation of temperature and water vapor effects, International Journal of Climatology, 27(11),1531-1542.
  127. Ha, Kyung-Ja and Sun-Seon Lee, 2007: On the interannual variability of the Bonin high associated with the East Asian summer monsoon rain, Climate Dynamics, 28(1), 67-83.
  128. Ha, Kyung-Ja and Eunho Ha, 2006: Climatic change and interannual fluctuations in the long-term record of monthly precipitation for Seoul, International Journal of Climatology, 26(5), 607-618.
  129. Hyun, Yu-Kyung, Kyung-Eak Kim and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2005: A comparison of methods to estimate the height of stable boundary layer over a temperate grassland, Agricultural Forest Meteorology, 132, 132-142.
  130. Ha, Kyung-Ja, Sung-Kyu Park and Ki-Young Kim, 2005: On interannual characteristics of climate prediction center merged analysis precipitation over the korean peninsula during the summer monsoon season, International Journal of Climatology, 25, 99-116.
  131. Kim, Jae-Hwan, S. NA, M. J. NEWCHURCH and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2004: Comparison of scan-angle method and convective cloud differential method in retrieving tropospheric ozone from toms, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 92, 25-33.
  132. Ha, Kyung-Ja, Larry Mahrt, 2003: Radiative and turbulent fluxes in the nocturnal boundary layer, Tellus A, 55, 317-327
  133. Sanjib K. Kar, Kyung-Ja Ha, 2003: Characteristic differences of rainfall and cloud-to-ground lightning activity over South Korea during the summer monsoon season, Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 2312-2323
  134. Ha, Eun-Ho, Gerald R. North, Chul-sang Yoo, and Kyung-Ja Ha, 2002: Evaluation of some ground truth designs for satellite estimates of rain rate, J. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Tech., 19(1), 65-73.
  135. Ha, Kyung-Ja and L. Mahrt, 2001: Simple inclusion of z-less turbulence within and above the modeled nocturnal boundary layer, Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, 2136-2143.