Projects

Research projects (1$ = 1000 won)

2019-2022

Developing management technologies of ecosystem structure and functions to improve urban health.  4,000,000$ from Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (PI)

2018-2021

Development of cost-effective bio-monitoring system to detect CO2 leakage and its practical application.  300,000$ from Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (Co-PI, PI: Gayoung Yoo at Kyunghee Univ)

2017-2019

Near-surface remote sensing of canopy photosynthesis and evaporation fluxes across a latitudinal permafrost gradient in northwestern Canada.  200,000$ from National Research Foundation (Korea-Canada Cooperation Program) (PI)

2016-2019

Monitoring canopy photosynthesis through remote sensing of sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence. 300,000$ from National Research Foundation (Space Technology Development Program in Big Sciences) (PI)

2015-2017

Tracking vegetation phenology from leaf to regional scales with near-surface and satellite remote sensing. 250,000$ from National Research Foundation (X Project) (PI)

2015-2020

Quantifying leaf traits, canopy structure and functions in Council, Alaska. 250,000$ from the Korean Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) (PI)

2015-2018

Monitoring rice growth and yields based on satellite remote sensing. 360,000$ from National Center for Agro Meteorology (PI)

2014-2017

Multi-satellite remote sensing of terrestrial carbon balances in East Asia. 300,000$ from National Research Foundation (Leading Researcher Program, PI)

2014

Establishing the foundation of core technologies for custom-made agricultural & forest meteorological services. 79,000$ (SNU portion) from National Center for Agro Meteorology (Co-PI, PI: Prof Joon Kim)

2013-2020

Global Leadership Program Towards Innovative Green Infrastructure. 230,000$ per year from BK21 Plus, National Research Foundation (PI)

2013-2014

Accelerating visualization and data analysis of global gross photosynthesis and evaporation by integrating FetchClimate and MODIS-Azure pipeline. 57,000$ from Microsoft Research (PI)

2013-2016

Center for Climate/Environment Change Prediction Research. 250,000$ (SNU portion) from National Research Foundation (ERC) (Co-I, PI: Prof Seonki Park)

2012-2015

Quantifying carbon cycle in an urban forest of Seoul. 200,000$ from National Research Foundation (PI)

2011-2014

Global monitoring of water and carbon exchanges between biosphere and atmosphere using remote sensing. 210,000$ from National Research Foundation (PI)

International projects

2016

Using novel satellite and field approaches to estimate crop yields of corn, soybean (U.S.) and paddy rice (Korea), ACES International Joint Research Program (Co-I, PI: Kaiyu Guan)

2015

Fluorescence Observatory for Monitoring Vegetation Light-use efficiency, Agriculture, and Ecosystem (FOLIAGE), NASA (Co-I, PI: Joe Berry) (declined)

2014

Photosynthesis Measurement Investigation (PhotoMI), NASA (Co-I, PI: Roni Avissar) (declined)

2013-2016

A framework for carbon monitoring and upscaling in forests across Mexico to support implementation of REDD+, NASA Carbon Monitoring System (Co-I, PI: Rodrigo Vargas) (awarded)

2013-2016

Australian Savanna Landscapes: Past, Present and future, Australian Research Council (Co-I, PI: Jason Beringer) (awarded)