Junghyun Park

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Research Staff
Seismo-Acoustic Research Scientist

Contact

Phone: 214-768-1731
Email: junghyunp@smu.edu

Educational Background

Ph.D., Southern Methodist University

About

Dr. Junghyun Park studies geophysics. Her research focuses on monitoring of manmade activities (signal detection, association and event location) such as underground nuclear explosions, mining explosions or rocket launches near the Earth surface, as well as quantifying the source characterization in order to estimate the yield and depth in the case of buried explosions. To study these sources, she uses both seismic and infrasound data recorded at local, regional, and global distances. She also develops data quality tools applicable to seismo-acoustic arrays in order to understand the effects of local environmental conditions on signal detection as well as monitor technical issues related to instrumentation and field work. She is currently working on atmospheric model reconstruction to improve the predictive capabilities of infrasound observations. Her research has focused geographically on the Korean peninsula and the western U.S. She received her PhD from Southern Methodist University (SMU) in 2013 and is currently a Seismo-Acoustic Research Scientist at SMU.

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