Youngwook Kim

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Senior Research Scientist


Doctor of Philosophy
PhD, 2007, Soil, Water, and Environmental Science, The University of Arizona
Master's Degree
MS, 1997, Urban Planning - Environmental Management, Seoul National University
Undergraduate Degree
BS, 1995, Atmospheric Science, Yonsei University



The focus of my current research is analyzing and integrating multiple satellite remote sensing and biophysical modeling time series for better understanding terrestrial carbon and water cycles.


An Earth system data record for land surface freeze/thaw state: Quantifying terrestrial water mobility constraints to global ecosystem processes; sponsoring agency: NASA MEaSUREs program.
National Polar-Orbiting Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project (NPP); sponsoring agency: NASA.


Research/Teaching Assistanships at the University of Arizona
Yonsei University President Scholarship
Department Scholarship at Yonsei University

Society Affiliations


Committee Appointments

NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Algorithm Development Team

Proposal Reviewer

NASA ROSES proposal reviewer

Journal Referee

Global Ecology and Biogeography
Remote Sensing of Environment
Journal of Biogeography
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
International Journal of Remote Sensing
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing
Journal of Applied Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing
GIScience and Remote Sensing
Landscape and Urban Planning

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