Yong-Yub Kim

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Email: kimyy308@pusan.ac.kr

Phone: +82-51-510-7641

Research interests

  • Earth system predictability
  • Dynamical downscaling of future oceanic changes
  • Climate change impacts on marine ecosystems


2022 Ph.D. Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
2017 M.S. Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
2015 B.S. Ocean Sciences, Inha University, Incheon, Korea

Fellowships, Awards, and Honors

2022 Travel financial support award for selected awardees, Fourth North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) / International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) Early Career Scientist Conference, Canada
2022 Korean Association of Ocean Science and Technology Societies (KAOSTS) President’s award, 2022 KAOSTS Joint Conference, Republic of Korea
2021 Korean Society of Oceanography President’s award, 2021 JOISS Ocean science big data challenge, Republic of Korea
2021 Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Agency (KHOA) Director General’s award, 2021 Ocean & Atmosphere Science Interdisciplinary Studies (OASIS) meeting, Republic of Korea
2015–2020 Brain Korea 21 scholarship
2015 Grand prize, 2nd 3-Dimension Scientific Visualization Competition, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI), Republic of Korea
2013 Academic Excellence Scholarship, Inha univ.


  1. Kim, Y.-Y., Y.-K. Cho*, Y.-K. Kang, S.-T. Lee, H. K. Jung, C. I. Lee, S. Kim, K.-Y. Jeong and D.-S. Byun (2022) Potential Impact of Late 1980s Climate Change on the Collapse of Walleye Pollock Catch in the Western East/Japan Sea. Front. Mar. Sci. 9.
  2. Y.-J. Tak, Y.-K. Cho*, J. Hwang and Y.-Y. Kim (2022) Assessments of nitrate budgets in the Yellow Sea based on a 3D physical-biogeochemical coupled model. Front. Mar. Sci. 9.
  3. Kim, Y.–Y., B.-G. Kim, K. Y. Jeong, E. Lee, D.-S. Byun and Y.–K. Cho* (2021) Local sea level rise caused by climate change in the Northwest Pacific marginal seas using dynamical downscaling. Front. Mar. Sci. 8.
  4. Kim, Y.–Y., Y. H. Kim and Y.–K. Cho* (2018). Role of cold water and beta effect in the formation of the East Korea Warm Current in the East/Japan Sea: A Numerical Experiment. Ocean Dyn. 68, 1013-1023.