Professional Preparation

    • Pusan National University, Pusan Korea, Oceanography, B.S. 1991
    • Seoul National University, Seoul Korea, Physical Oceanography, M.S. 1994
    • Seoul National University, Seoul Korea, Physical Oceanography, Ph.D. 2000


    Appointments

    • 2015.01- present, The Head of Typhoon Research Cneter
    • 2014.10- present, Professor, College of Ocean Science, Jeju (Cheju) National University
    • 2009.10- present, Associate Professor, College of Ocean Science, Jeju (Cheju) National University
    • 2005-2009.9, Assistant Professor, College of Ocean Science, Cheju National University
    • 2003-2005, Marine Research Associate, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island
    • 2000-2003, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island
    • 1996-2000, Researcher, Seoul National University Oceanography Research Institute


    Research Projects

    • KORDI Grant, 2011-2012, PI, A study on interactions among typhoon, wave, ocean model and initialization improvement using using Ieodo station data
    • Jeju Sea Grant, 2009-2012, PI, Developemnt of offshore wind resource map for renewable energy industry in Jeju Island
    • NIMR Grant,2010-2011, PI, Varification of ocean wave model for improving model accuracy
    • NIMR Grant,2010-2011, PI, Developemnt of offshore wind model for proding wind resource map in the seas around the Korean peninsula
    • KHOA Grant, 2010-2011, PI, Prediction fo sea level change due to global warming
    • KHOA Grant, 2008-2009, PI, Prediction fo abnormal sea level variations due to global warming in Korean coasts
    • KORDI Grant, 2010-2011, PI, A study on the flux monitering and interactions of the Changjian diluted water with typhoons using using Ieodo station data
    • KORDI Grant, 2009-2010, PI, Change of the Changjiang diluted water due to three Gorges Dam using using Ieodo station data
    • KHOA Grant, 2011, PI, A study on typhoon-ocean interactions in the East China Sea using KOGA
    • KMIPA Grant, 2009, PI, A planning study on development of the operational typhoon and marine meteorology prediction system using a coupled typhoon-wave-ocean model
    • GOCI application project, 2009-2010, PI, Monitoring of the Changjian diluted water movement and typhoon-induced fishery environment change using GOCI
    • CATER Grant, 2009-2010, PI, A planning study on the development of the integrated typhoon database system
    • CATER Grant, 2006-2012, PI, A study on development of a typhoon prediction system and air-sea interaction using a coupled typhoon-wave-ocean model
    • KRF Grant, 2007-2010, PI, Prediction of varying characteristics of typhoons made landfall over the Korean peninsula
    • KHOA Grant, 2007-2011, PI, A study on tropical cyclone made landfall over the Korean peninsula using Ieodo station data
    • KORDI Grant, 2007, PI, A study on typhoon-wave-surge interaction for improving storm surge forecast
    • NSF Grant, 2000-2003, Key investigator, "Air-sea fluxes at high winds with application to tropical cyclone intensity prediction"
    • NSF Grant, 2000-2004, Key investigator, "Air-sea momentum flux at high winds"


    Publications (Since 1996)

  • Moon, I.-J. , I. S. Oh, and Y. H. Yoon, 2000. " A numerical study on the real-time sea level prediction along the western coast of Korea ", The Journal of the Korean Meteorological Society, 36 , No. 2, 203-218.
  • Moon, I.-J. and I. S. Oh, 1998.
  • "Double-peaked TMA spectrum and its applications", Proceedings of A COST Conference "Provisin and Engineering/Operational Application of Ocean Wave Spectra", Paris, France
  • Moon, I.-J., I. S. Oh and Y. H. Yoon, 1996.
  • "Meteorological Forcing and daily mean sea level variability along the coasts of Northwestern Pacific Ocean", Proceedings of the CREAMS International Symposium, Fukuoka, Japan.


    Patent and Software Registration


      Patent

    • Method for caculating radius of typhoon influence, filing (2012.03.30)
    • System and method for predicting intensity of typhoon and storm surge along the korean coasts, filing (2010.07.16)
    • Hurricane-wave-ocean model coupling system and hurricane predicting method thereby, registration (2010.08.03), filing (2009.09.29)
    • Low salinity alarm system, registration (2010.10.29), filing (2010.01.25)
    • A classification system of approaching, landfalling, and influencing typhoons in the korean peninsula and typhoon statistic method thereby, registration (2011.05.23), filing (2010.05.14)


      Software

    • Momentum flux calculation i, registration (2008.09.05)
    • Tropical cyclone wind field computation I, registration (2008.10.21)
    • Tropical cyclone wind field computation II, registration (2008.11.11)
    • Moving-interpolation of hurricane wind, registration (2009.01.21)
    • Typhoon-induced sea surface cooling footprint, registration (2009.11.23)
    • Time calculation of the maximum sea surface cooling after the passage of typhoons, registration (2009.12.10)
    • Typhoon-induced sea surface cooling swath, registration (2009.12.10)
    • 3-dimensional temperature sections along the typhoon's track, registration (2009.12.11)
    • A method calculating upward transport of deeper cold water, registration (2009.12.30)
    • Calculation of ocean environments during typhoon recurvature, registration (2009.12.30)
    • Ocean heat content calculation using WOA 2005, registration (2010.12.24)
    • Typhoon activity calculation using ACE and PDI, registration (2010.12.24)
    • Plot of ocean response to typhoon, registration (2010.12.24)
    • Distribution of typhoon maximum intensity location during TC lifetime, registration (2010.12.24)


    Newspaper/Magazine Airticles


      Interview

    • I.-J. Moon. 2011.
    • "Effect of salinity on tropical cyclone intensity", The Fifth Joint Conference on Meteorology, October 24-26, Busan.
    • Kim, K. S. and I.-J. Moon. 2011.
    • "Seasonal prediction of tropical cyclone frequency during summer in the typhoon emergency area of korea", The Fifth Joint Conference on Meteorology, October 24-26, Busan.
    • Oh, S. M. and I.-J. Moon. 2011.
    • "Intensity changes of typhoon and storm surge under the futuree global warming environments", The Fifth Joint Conference on Meteorology, October 24-26, Busan.
    • Kim, S. H. and I.-J. Moon. 2011.
    • "Interaction of typhoons with the Changjiang diluted water", The Fifth Joint Conference on Meteorology, October 24-26, Busan.
    • Kim, M. Y. and I.-J. Moon. 2011.
    • "Enhancement of air-sea interactions during tropical cyclone recurvacure", The Fifth Joint Conference on Meteorology, October 24-26, Busan.
    • Moon, I.-J., et al., 2011.
    • " Growing typhoon activity at mid-latitudes of the western North Pacific", CHINA-KOREA JOINT WORKSHOP, August 17-20, China.
    • Moon, I.-J. and S. H. Kim, 2011.
    • " Impact of Typhoons on the Changjiang Plume Extension in the Yellow and East China sea", 2011 Annual Meeting AOGS, August 8-10, Taiwan.
    • Moon, I.-J. and S. H. Kim, 2011.
    • "Impact of river plumes on tropical cyclone intensity", 2011 Annual Meeting AOGS, August 8-10, Taiwan.
    • Moon, I.-J. and M. Y. Kim, 2011.
    • " Enhancement of air-sea interactions during tropical cyclone recurvature", International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone-Ocean Interaction in the Northwest Pacific, May 11-13, Jeju.
    • Jeong, Y. Y. and I.-J. Moon. 2011.
    • " A study on the upper-ocean variations after typhoon's passage", International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone-Ocean Interaction in the Northwest Pacific, May 11-13, Jeju.
    • Kim, S. H. and I.-J. Moon. 2011.
    • " Interactions between typhoons and the Changjiang diluted water", International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone-Ocean Interaction in the Northwest Pacific, May 11-13, Jeju.
    • Oh, S. M. and I.-J. Moon. 2011.
    • "The intensity change of typhoon and storm surge under the global warming environments around the Korean peninsula", International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone-Ocean Interaction in the Northwest Pacific, May 11-13, Jeju.
    • Kim, K. S. and I.-J. Moon. 2011.
    • "Seasonal Prediction of tropical cyclone frequency during summer in Korea", International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone-Ocean Interaction in the Northwest Pacific, May 11-13, Jeju.
    • Moon, I.-J., et al., 2010.
    • "Roles of typhoons in the extension of the Changjiang diluted water in the East China Sea", The 4th China-Japan-Korea GLOBEC/IMBER Symposium,May 18-20 , Jeju.
    • Moon, I.-J., et al., 2010.
    • "Changes of storm surge and typhoon intensities under the future global warming conditions", Storm surge congress 2010, 13-17 September, 2010, Hamburg, Germany.
    • Moon, I.-J. and S. H. Kim, 2010.
    • "Impact of the Changjiang river plume on typhoons in the East China Sea", The 3rd THORPEX-ASIA Science Workshop, 3-5 June, 2010, Jeju.
    • Moon, I.-J., et al., 2010.
    • "CRoles of typhoons in the extension of the Changjiang diluted water in the East China Sea", The 4th China-Japan-Korea GLOBEC/IMBER Symposium, May 18-20 , Jeju.
    • Jeong, Y. Y. and I.-J. Moon. 2010.
    • "Observations and modeling of the record-breaking sea surface cooling induced by typhoon Ewiniar (2006)", The 4th China-Japan-Korea GLOBEC/IMBER Symposium, May 18-20, Jeju.
    • Moon, I.-J. and S. H. Kim, 2010.
    • "Impact of river plumes on tropical cyclone intensity", 2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting, 26 February, Portland.
    • Moon, I.-J.
    • "Importance of Air-sea Interactions on the Coupled Typhoon-wave-ocean Modeling", 2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting, 26 February, Portland.
    • Moon, I.-J., S. H. Kim, M.-Y. Kim, and Y.-Y. Jung, 2009.
    • "On ocean environmental factors affecting typhoon intensity: Results from the coupled typhoon-ocean model", Forth Japan-China-Korea Joint Conference on MeteorologyTsukuba, Japan, November, 2009.
    • Moon, I.-J. and S.-H. Kim.
    • "Interactions between the Changjiang Diluted Water and typhoons in the East China Sea", , Workshop on Marine Environment in the East China Sea Cooperative Research Meeting, HyARC Nagoya University, Japan, June, 2009.
    • Moon, I.-J.
    • "Increasing intensity of typhoons made landfall over the Korean Peninsula", International Symposium on the Oceanic Effect due to Climate Change, Busan, Korea, May, 2009.
    • Moon, I.-J., S. H. Kim, M.-Y. Kim, Y.-Y. Jung, and I. Ginis.
    • "Numerical experiments on typhoon-ocean interaction in the Northwestern pacific", International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone-Ocean Interaction in the Northwest Pacific, Jeju, Korea, April, 2009.
    • Moon, I.-J., S. H. Kim, M.-Y. Kim, and Y.-Y. Jung.
    • "Numerical experiments on ocean environmental factors affecting typhoon Intensity", The 15th Pacific-Asian Marginal Seas Meeting, Busan, Korea, April, 2009.
    • Moon, I.-J.
    • "A Physics-Based Parameterization of Air-Sea Momentum Flux at High Wind Speeds and Its Impact on Atmospheric and Oceanic Modeling", International Workshop on Modeling the Ocean: Dynamics, Syntheses and Prediction , Taipei, Taiwan, February, 2009.
    • Moon, I.-J.
    • "., Impact of SST feedback on the coupled typhoon-ocean prediction", The 1st Korea-China Joint Workshop On the Tropical Cyclones,, Jeju, Korea, December, 2008.
    • Lee, K. M., J.-H. Oh, I.-J. Moon, and Majewski.
    • "The Study for Parameterization of the Air-Sea Momentum Flux Effects on Typhoon Intensity Predictions Using High Resolution Global Model GME", 5th Annual Meeting AOGS 2008, Busan, Korea, June, 2008.
    • Moon, I.-J.
    • "A New Air-sea Momentum Flux Parameterization for Typhoon Conditions", 5th Annual Meeting AOGS 2008, Busan, Korea, June, 2008.
    • Moon, I.-J., S. K. Kang, J.-S. Shim, and S. J. Kwon.
    • "Growing Typhoon Intensity and Storm Surge Along the Korean Coasts", 5th Annual Meeting AOGS 2008, Busan, Korea, June, 2008.
    • Moon, I.-J., S. J. Kwon, and S. K. Kang
    • "Growing intensification of landfalling typhoon at higher latitude ", Effects of Climate Change on the World¡?s Oceans, Gijon, Spain, May, 2008.
    • Kwon, S. J., E. Lee and I.-J. Moon.
    • "Long-term variations of storm surge intensity along the Korean Coast and their connection with climate change ", Effects of Climate Change on the World¡?s Oceans,Gijon, Spain, May, 2008.
    • Moon, I.-J., E. S. Choi, and S. K. Kang.
    • "Increasing Intensity of Typhoons made landfall over the Korean peninsula ", Third Korea-Japan-China Joint Conference on Meteorology, Beijing, China, November, 2007.
    • Moon, I.-J., J. C. Lee, J. I. Kwon, E. I. Lee, and S. M. Oh.
    • " Effects of the surface wind stress parameterizations on the storm surge modeling", Proceedings of JCOMM Scientific and Technical Symposium on Storm Surges, COEX, Seoul, Korea, October, 2007.
    • Moon, I.-J.
    • " Intensity variation of Typhoons made landfall over the Korean peninsula with global warming", 2007 International Summit on Hurricanes and Climate Change,Crete, Greece, May, 2007.
    • Moon, I.-J., J. S. Shim, and K. S. Park.
    • "Oceanic roles on the intensity of typhoons made landfall over the Korean, peninsula ", Proceedings of the 14th PAMS/JECSS Workshop,Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan, May, 2007.
    • Harcourt, R. R., E. A.D'Asaro and I.-J. Moon.
    • "Large Eddy Simulation of Langmuir Turbulence in Pure Wind Seas ", 2006 AGU Fall Meeting,Sam Francisco, US, December, 2006.
    • Ginis, I., T. Hara and I.-J. Moon.
    • ", Momentum Flux under Hurricanes and a Coupled Hurricane-Wave-Ocean Model ", 2nd Korea-Japan-China Joint Conference on Meteorology,KINTEX, Goyang, Korea, October, 2006.
    • Ginis, I., B. Thomas, T. Hara, H. L. Tolman, M. A. Bender and I.-J. Moon.,
    • " Development of a coupled hurricane-wave-ocean model toward improving air-sea flux parameterization in high wind conditions", 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Monterey, California, US, April, 2006.
    • Bender, M., T. Marchok, I. Ginis, B. Thomas and I.-J. Moon.,
    • "A summary of recent GFDL model upgrades and plans for 2006 ", 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology,Monterey, California, US, April, 2006.
    • Moon, I.-J.
    • " Physics-based parameterization of air-sea momentum flux at high wind speeds and its impact on hurricane predictions", 14th Conference on Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere,U.S, Atlanta, January, 2006.
    • Walsh, E. J., C. W. Wright, P. G. Black, E. Uhlhorn, M. D. Powell, I. Ginis I.-J. Moon , and .Y. Fan.
    • " Hurricane wave field measurements to improve air-sea parameterization", International Ocean Research Conference,Paris, France, June 6-10, 2005.
    • Ginis, I., I.-J. Moon ,T. Hara, and B. Thomas.
    • " Air-sea flux parameterization in a coupled atmosphere-wave-ocean model", International Ocean Reserach Conference,Paris, France, June 6-10, 2005.
    • Moon, I.-J.,T. Hara, I. Ginis, and B. Thomas.
    • " Momentum flux under hurricanes and a coupled hurricane-wave-ocean model", CBLAST-Hurricane Science Meeting, RSMAS/University of Miami, Florida,April 2005 .
    • Hara, T., I. Ginis, I.-J. Moon, T. Kukulka, and S. E. Belcher.
    • " Momentum flux at high wind speeds", CBLAST-Hurricane Science Meeting,RSMAS/University of Miami, Florida, April 2005.
    • Moon, I.-J. , I. Ginis, T. Hara, B. Thomas, H. L. Tolman, M. Bender, and C. L. Kerr.
    • "Development of a coupled hurricane-wave-ocean system ", 59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference,Jacksonville, Florida, March 2005.
    • Moon, I.-J. , I. Ginis, T. Hara, B. Thomas, and M. Bender.
    • " Improving air-sea flux parameterization in the GFDL/URI coupled hurricane-wave-ocean model for transition to operation", . 59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference,Jacksonville, Florida, March 2005.
    • Ginis, I., I.-J. Moon ,T. Hara, and S. E. Belcher.
    • " Air-sea momentum flux at high winds ", 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology,AMS, Miami, May, 2004.
    • Ginis, I., I.-J. Moon , B. Thomas and T. Hara..
    • " Effect of ocean waves on air-sea momentum fluxes and hurricane intensity", 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology,AMS, Miami, May, 2004.
    • Ginis, I., B. Thomas, I.-J. Moon , Falkovich and M. Bender.
    • " Improving the GFDL/URI Coupled Hurricane-Ocean Model for Transition to Operations ", 58th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, Charleston, S.C, March 1-5, 2004.
    • Moon, I.-J., T. Hara, and I. Ginis.
    • "Effect of surface waves on air-sea momentum exchange: I. Effect of mature and growing seas ", AGU Ocean Science Meeting,Portand, Oregon, January 2004. .
    • Ginis, I., I.-J. Moon , and T. Hara.
    • "Effect of surface waves on air-sea momentum exchange: II. Behavior of drag coefficient under tropical cyclones ", AGU Ocean Science Meeting,Portand, Oregon, January 2004.
    • Moon, I.-J. , Hara, I. Ginis, and H. L. Tolman.
    • "Effect of surface waves on air-sea momentum flux under tropical cyclones ", EGS - AGU - EUG Joint Assembly,Nice, France, April 2003.
    • Ginis, I., I.-J. Moon ,T. Hara, E. J. Walsh, and H. L. Tolman.
    • "Numerical simulations of the hurricane directional wave spectra in the open ocean and at landfall. Proc. of the 25th Conference on hurricanes and tropical meteorology ", ,San Diego, CA. April 2002.
    • Ginis, I., I.-J. Moon,T. Hara, E. J. Walsh, and H. L. Tolman.
    • " Numerical modeling of sea surface directional wave spectra in Hurricane Bonnie (1998) using Wavewatch-III", AGU Ocean Science Meeting, February 2002 .
    • Moon, I.-J. ,I. Ginis, and T. Hara.
    • " Response of sea surface directional wave spectra in a hurricane to the storm translation speed", AGU Ocean Science Meeting,February 2002.
    • Moon, I.-J.
    • " The coupled coastal modeling of circulation, wind waves, storm surges, and tides, and their interaction", SCOR WG111 Workshop: Critical review of the coupled coastal ocean-atmosphere-wave physics that limit the accuracy of numerical coastal circulation models ,6-10 April, 2001, Miami, USA. .
    • Moon, I.-J., I. S. Oh and T. W Park.
    • "Effects of tides on seasonal ocean circulation of the Yellow and East China Seas ", 2000 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting,27-30 June, 2000, Tokyo, Japan.
    • Oh, I. S., I.-J. Moon and Y.-H. Yoon.
    • " A study on the causes of the unusual coastal flooding generated by typhoon Winnie along the western coast of Korea", ,Hazards 2000, 21-25 May, 2000, Kakushima, Japan.

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