Dr. Grace E Kim

Dr. Grace E Kim

  • NASA POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW
  • 301.286.6764
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 616.1
  • GREENBELT , MD 20771
  • Employer: Science Collaborator
  • Current Projects

    Interim PACE Applications Coordinator

    Coordinate pre-launch activities for applications of PACE satellite data for societal benefit.
    https://pace.oceansciences.org/applications.htm

    Chesapeake Bay water clarity modeling, with the ChesROMS-ECB hydrodynamic-biogeochemical model

    Investigating the impacts of bio-physical interactions on Chesapeake Bay temperature variability and biogeochemistry.

    Phytoplankton and pigments in the estuarine environment

    Exploring big data techniques for predicting phytoplankton community composition from pigment concentrations.

    Education

    2016     Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, Earth and Planetary Sciences

    Thesis: Investigations of the biogeochemical and hydrodynamic impacts of optical attenuation by colored detrital matter in an earth system model

    2014     M.A. Johns Hopkins University

    2009     B.A. Columbia University

    Awards

    Funding awards

    NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowship

    NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (for graduate research)

    Presentation & Conference awards

    JHU Earth and Planetary Sciences Department: Journal Club award for outstanding presentation

    Ocean Optics Conferences XXII & XXIII: Honorable mention for best student abstract

    Publications

    Refereed

    Schollaert Uz, S., G. E. Kim, A. Mannino, P. J. Werdell, and M. Tzortziou. 2019. "Developing a Community of Practice for Applied Uses of Future PACE Data to Address Marine Food Security Challenges." Frontiers in Earth Science, 7: [10.3389/feart.2019.00283]

    Gnanadesikan, A., G. E. Kim, and M.-A. S. Pradal. 2019. "Impact of Colored Dissolved Materials on the Annual Cycle of Sea Surface Temperature: Potential Implications for Extreme Ocean Temperatures." Geophysical Research Letters, 46 (2): 861-869 [10.1029/2018gl080695]

    Kim, G. E., A. Gnanadesikan, C. E. Del Castillo, and M.-A. Pradal. 2018. "Upper ocean cooling in a coupled climate model due to light attenuation by yellowing materials." Geophysical Research Letters, 45 (12): 6134-6140 [10.1029/2018gl077297]

    Kim, G. E., A. Gnanadesikan, and M.-A. Pradal. 2016. "Increased Surface Ocean Heating by Colored Detrital Matter (CDM) Linked to Greater Northern Hemisphere Ice Formation in the GFDL CM2Mc ESM." Journal of Climate, 29 (24): 9063-9076 [10.1175/jcli-d-16-0053.1]

    Kim, G. E., M.-A. Pradal, and A. Gnanadesikan. 2015. "Quantifying the biological impact of surface ocean light attenuation by colored detrital matter in an ESM using a new optical parameterization." Biogeosciences, 12 (16): 5119-5132 [10.5194/bg-12-5119-2015]

    Publications

    Refereed

    Schollaert Uz, S., G. E. Kim, A. Mannino, P. J. Werdell, and M. Tzortziou. 2019. "Developing a Community of Practice for Applied Uses of Future PACE Data to Address Marine Food Security Challenges." Frontiers in Earth Science 7 [10.3389/feart.2019.00283]

    Gnanadesikan, A., G. E. Kim, and M.-A. S. Pradal. 2019. "Impact of Colored Dissolved Materials on the Annual Cycle of Sea Surface Temperature: Potential Implications for Extreme Ocean Temperatures." Geophysical Research Letters 46 (2): 861-869 [10.1029/2018gl080695]

    Kim, G. E., A. Gnanadesikan, C. E. Del Castillo, and M.-A. Pradal. 2018. "Upper ocean cooling in a coupled climate model due to light attenuation by yellowing materials." Geophysical Research Letters 45 (12): 6134-6140 [10.1029/2018gl077297]

    Kim, G. E., A. Gnanadesikan, and M.-A. Pradal. 2016. "Increased Surface Ocean Heating by Colored Detrital Matter (CDM) Linked to Greater Northern Hemisphere Ice Formation in the GFDL CM2Mc ESM." Journal of Climate 29 (24): 9063-9076 [10.1175/jcli-d-16-0053.1]

    Kim, G. E., M.-A. Pradal, and A. Gnanadesikan. 2015. "Quantifying the biological impact of surface ocean light attenuation by colored detrital matter in an ESM using a new optical parameterization." Biogeosciences 12 (16): 5119-5132 [10.5194/bg-12-5119-2015]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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