Eun Young Kwon

Eun Young Kwon
Associate Project Leader
Education
  • Ph.D. (2004.06-2008.03), Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine, USA
  • M.S. (2002.09-2004.06), Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine, USA
  • B.S. (1995.03-2000.02), Department of Earth Sciences Education, Seoul National University, Korea
Work Experience
  • Assistant Research Professor (2013.03-2017.02), Research Institute of Oceanography, Seoul National University, Korea.
  • Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2011.11-2013.03), Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, USA. 
  • Associate Research Scholar (2010.4-2011.10), Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program, Princeton University, USA. 
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (2008.4-2010.4), Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program, Princeton University, USA. 
Fellowships, Awards, and Honors
  • NRF (National Research Foundation of Korea) grant: Study of oceanic biogeochemical cycling using models combined with observations, PI, 2016.11 – 2021.10
  • NRF (National Research Foundation of Korea) grant: Changes in North Pacific Ocean ventilation and dissolved oxygen cycles for the past half-century, PI, 2013.11 – 2016.10
  • NSF (US National Science Foundation) grant: Does the strength of the carbonate pump change with ocean stratification and acidification and how? Sarmiento (PI) and Kwon (Co-PI), Dunne and Toggweiler (unfunded Co-PIs), 2010.11 – 2013.10
  • Outstanding student poster award at Ocean Sciences Meeting, 2008
  • Outstanding presentation at the ESS/IGPP Symposium, award by Institute for Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) and department of Earth System Science (ESS), 2006
  • Excellence in research, award by Institute for Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP), 2004
  • Korean Government Graduate Scholarship, 2002-2003
  • Brain Korea 21 research fellowship, 2000-2001
  • Eun Sung Foundation scholarship, 1997-2000
  • Merit-based partial scholarship, award by Seoul National University, 1995-2000
  • First class full scholarship, award by Seoul National University, 1995
Research Interests
  • Ocean biogeochemistry modeling
  • Ocean dynamics
  • Climate-marine ecosystem feedbacks
  • Data analysis
  • Data assimilation
  • Inverse modeling
  • Global carbon cycle
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Paleoceanography
     
Publications
  1. Modelling marine DOC degradation time scales, L Polimene, R B. Rivkin, Y-W Luo, EY Kwon, M Gehlen, M. A Pena, N Wang, Y Liang, H Kaartokallio, N Jiao, National Science Review 5, 4, 468-474, doi: 10.1093/nsr/nwy066 (2018)
  2. Radium tracing nutrient inputs through submarine groundwater discharge in the global ocean, HM Cho, G Kim, EY Kwon, N Moosdorf, J Garcia-Orellana, I R. Santos, Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-20806-2 (2018)
  3. Kwon, E. Y., Y. H. Kim, Y.-G. Park, Y.-H. Park, J. Dunne, and K.-I. Chang (2016): Multidecadal wind-driven shifts in northwest Pacific temperature, salinity, O2, and PO4, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 30, doi:10.1002/2016GB005442.
  4. Charette, M, A, P. J. Lam, M. C. Lohan, E. Y. Kwon, V. Hatje, C. Jeandel, A. M. Shiller, G. A. Cutter, A. Thomas, P. W. Boyd, W. B. Homoky, A. Milne, H. Thomas, P. S. Andersson, D. Porcelli, T. Tanaka, W. Geibert, F. Dehairs, J. Garcia-Orellana (2016): Coastal ocean and shelf-sea biogeochemical cycling of trace elements and isotopes: lessons learned from GEOTRACES, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 374, 20160076. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2016.0076.
  5. Kwon. E. Y., C. Deutsch, S.-P. Xie, S. Schmidtko, and Y.-K. Cho (2016): The North Pacific oxygen uptake rates over the past half-century, Journal of Climate, 29, 61-76. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00157.1
  6. Galbraith, E., E. Y. Kwon, D. Bianchi, M. Hain, and J. L. Sarmiento (2015): The impact of atmospheric pCO2 on carbon isotope ratios of the atmosphere and ocean, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29, 307-324, doi:10.1002/2014GB004929.
  7. Kwon, E. Y., G.-B. Kim, F. Primeau, B. Moore, H. Cho, T. DeVries, J. L. Sarmiento and M. Charette, Y.-K. Cho (2014): Global estimate of submarine groundwater discharge based on an observationally constrained radium isotope model, Geophysical Research Letter, 41, 8438–8444, doi:10.1002/2014GL061574. 
  8. Kwon, E. Y. and Y.-K. Cho (2013): The impact of the oceanic biological pump on atmospheric CO2 and its link to climate change, “The Sea” Journal of the Korean Society of Oceanography, 18, 266-276. http://dx.doi.org/10.7850/jkso.2013.18.4.266 (written in Korean).
  9. Kwon, E. Y. (2013): Temporal variability of transformation, formation and subduction rates of upper Southern Ocean waters, Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 118, 6285-6302. DOI: 10.1002/2013JC008823
  10. Kwon, E. Y. and E. D. Galbraith (2013): Palaeoclimate: When the dust settles, Nature Geoscience, 6, 423-424. doi:10.1038/ngeo1838 (Invited contribution, not peer-reviewed)
  11. Kwon, E. Y., S. M. Downes, J. L. Sarmiento, R. Farneti, and C. Deutsch (2013): Role of the seasonal cycle in the subduction rates of upper Southern Ocean waters, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 43, 1096-1113. DOI: 10.1175/JPO-D-12-060.1
  12. Kwon, E. Y., M. Hain, D. Sigman, E. Galbraith, J. Sarmiento, and R. Toggweiler (2012): North Atlantic ventilation of “southern-sourced” deep water in the glacial ocean, Paleoceanography, 27, PA2208, doi:10.1029/2011PA002211. 
  13. Kwon, E. Y., J. Sarmiento, J. R. Toggweiler, T. DeVries (2011): The control of atmospheric CO2 by ocean ventilation change: The effect of the oceanic storage of biogenic carbon, Global Biogeochmeical Cycles, 25, GB3026, doi:10.1029/2011GB004059.  
  14. Galbraith, E., E. Y. Kwon, A. Gnanadesikan, K. B. Rogers, S. Griffies, D. Blanchi, J. Sarmiento, J. Dunne, J. Simeon, R. D. Slater, A. Wittenberg, and I. Held (2011): Climate variability and radiocarbon in the CM2Mc earth system model, Journal of Climate, 24, 4230–4254. doi: 10.1175/2011JCLI3919.1
  15. Kwon, E. Y., F. Primeau, and J. L. Sarmiento (2009): The impact of remineralization depth on the air-sea carbon balance, Nature Geoscience, 2, 630-635. doi:10.1038/ngeo612 
  16. Kwon, E. Y. (2008): Optimization and sensitivity analysis of a global ocean biogeochemistry model, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California at Irvine. 
  17. Kwon, E. Y. and F. Primeau (2008): Optimization and sensitivity of a global biogeochemistry ocean model using combined in situ DIC, alkalinity, and phosphate data, Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 113, C08011, doi:10.1029/2007JC004520.
  18. Kwon, E. Y. and F. Primeau (2006): Optimization and sensitivity study of a biogeochemistry ocean model using an implicit solver and in-situ phosphate data, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 20, GB4009, doi:10.1029/2005GB002631. 
  19. Zender, C. S. and E. Y. Kwon (2005): Regional contrasts in dust emission responses to climate, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, D13201, doi:10.1029/2004JD005501. 
  20. Kwon, E. Y., S. E. Park, W-M. Moon, and K.-K. Lee (2002): Estimation of soil moisture content from L-and P-band AirSAR data: A case study in Jeju, Korea, Geosciences Journal, 6, 331-339. DOI: 10.1007/BF03020617