Jooil KIM

Academic (Project Scientist)

Research Interests

  • AGAGE (Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment)
  • Global Warming, Climate Change, Greenhouse Gases (GHGs)
  • Stratospheric Ozone Depletion, Ozone Depleting Substances (ODSs)
  • Global and regional emissions, loss processes, and lifetimes of ODSs and GHGs
  • Top-down (measurement based) verification of bottom-up emission estimates
  • Top-down methodologies based on atmospheric transport modeling (FLEXPART) and Bayesian inverse methods (FLEXINVERT+)
  • Top-down (measurement based) verification of compliance with the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer and the Paris Agreement
  • Halogenated trace gases
  • Perfluorinated Compounds (PFCs) and their emissions from global aluminum, rare-earth, and semi-conductor industries
  • Optical measurement techniques for long-lived GHGs (CRDS)
  • Measurement and top-down emissions estimation of GHGs at megacities, urban-suburban trans-boundaries
  • Los Angeles Megacities Carbon Project
  • Atmospheric chemistry


  • B.S. in Computer Engineering, Inha University, Korea, 2004
  • PhD in Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University, Korea, 2011