Sciences and Exploration Directorate

Eun-Gyeong Yang

(Research Scientist)

Org Code: 610.1

Mail Code: 610.1
Greenbelt, MD 20771



Assistant Research Scientist

Goddard Earth Sciences Technology and Research (GESTAR) II/University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), GMAO, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center - Greenbelt, MD, USA

December 2022 - Present

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York - Albany, NY, USA

June 2021 - December 2022

Postdoctoral Researcher

Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University - Seoul, South Korea

May 2020 - May 2021


Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2020

Dissertation: Development and evaluation of high-resolution regional reanalysis system for improving weather analysis and forecasting over East Asia (Advisor: Dr. Hyun Mee Kim)

M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2013

Thesis: Effect of adaptive observations using adjoint sensitivity for Asian dust events affecting Korea: observing system simulation experiments (Advisor: Dr. Hyun Mee Kim)

B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2011



Yang, E.-G., H. M. Kim, and D.-H. Kim. 2022. Development of East Asia Regional Reanalysis based on advanced hybrid gain data assimilation method and evaluation with E3DVAR, ERA-5, and ERA-Interim reanalysis Earth System Science Data 14 (4): 2109-2127 [10.5194/essd-14-2109-2022]

Yang, E.-G., and H. M. Kim. 2021. A comparison of variational, ensemble-based, and hybrid data assimilation methods over East Asia for two one-month periods Atmospheric Research 249 105257 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2020.105257]

He, J., F. Zhang, X. Chen, et al. X. Bao, D. Chen, H. M. Kim, H. Lai, L. R. Leung, X. Ma, Z. Meng, T. Ou, Z. Xiao, E. Yang, and K. Yang. 2019. Development and Evaluation of an Ensemble‐Based Data Assimilation System for Regional Reanalysis Over the Tibetan Plateau and Surrounding Regions Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 11 (8): 2503-2522 [10.1029/2019ms001665]

Yang, E.-G., and H. M. Kim. 2019. Evaluation of Short-Range Precipitation Reforecasts from East Asia Regional Reanalysis Journal of Hydrometeorology 20 (2): 319-337 [10.1175/jhm-d-18-0068.1]

Yang, E.-G., and H. M. Kim. 2017. Evaluation of a Regional Reanalysis and ERA-Interim over East Asia Using In Situ Observations during 2013–14 Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 56 (10): 2821-2844 [10.1175/jamc-d-16-0227.1]

Yang, E.-G., H. M. Kim, J. Kim, and J. K. Kay. 2014. Effect of Observation Network Design on Meteorological Forecasts of Asian Dust Events Monthly Weather Review 142 (12): 4679-4695 [10.1175/mwr-d-14-00080.1]

Kim, H. M., J. K. Kay, E.-G. Yang, S. Kim, and M. Lee. 2013. Statistical adjoint sensitivity distributions of meteorological forecast errors of Asian dust transport events in Korea Tellus B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology 65 (1): 20554 [10.3402/tellusb.v65i0.20554]