Sung-ho Hong, Ph. D., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

 

Assistant professor

Department of Geosciences, Murray State University

Murray, KY 42071-3311

Office: Blackburn 310

Phone: (270)809-6319 Fax: (270)809-3276

Email: shong4@murraystate.edu

 


 

Teaching

·         GSC 101 – The Earth and the Environment

·         GSC 202 – Introduction to Geographic Information Sciences

·         GSC 210 – Hydrology

·         GSC 562/662 – Hydrogeology

·         GSC 593 – Application of Remote Sensing in Hydrogeology


 

Research Interests

  • Estimation of spatio-temporal distributions of evapotranspiration and soil moisture over heterogeneous landscapes using remote sensing data
  • Up- and Down-scaling of remote sensing estimated map from satellite imagery.
  • Investigation of the spatial variability of rootzone soil moisture across scales

   

Publications

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., R.G. Allen, A. Brower, A.R. Byrd, S.-H. Hong, F.L. Ogden, N.R Pradhan, R.W. Stodt, D. Toll, T. Umstot and J.L. Wilson. Benchmarking Optical/Thermal Satellite Imagery for Estimation of Evapotranspiration in Hydrologic Decision Support Tool. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. (submitted)

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx, and B. Borchers. 2011. Down-scaling of SEBAL derived evapotranspiration maps from MODIS (250m) to Landsat (30m) scale. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 32: 6437-6456

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx, and B. Borchers. 2009. Up-scaling of SEBAL derived evapotranspiration maps from Landsat (30m) to MODIS (250m) scale. Journal of Hydrology. 370:122-138.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H, N.R. Pradhan, S.-H. Hong, F.L. Ogden, A.R. Byrd and D. Toll. 2009. Improvement of Hydrologic Model Soil Moisture Predictions Using SEBAL Evapotranspiration Estimates. Proceedings of International Society for Optical Engineering, SPIE 730311-730323.

 

Kleissl, J., S.-H. Hong, and J.M.H. Hendrickx. 2009. New Mexico scintillometer network in support of remote sensing, and hydrologic and meteorological models. Bulletin American Meteorological Society: 90:207-218.

 

Kleissl, J., J.D. Gomez, S.-H. Hong and J.M.H. Hendrickx. 2008. Large aperture scintillometer intercomparison study. Boundary Layer Meteorology. 128: 133-150.

 

Vivoni, E.R., A.J. Rinehart, L.A. Méndez-Barroso, C.A. Aragón, G. Bisht, M.B. Cardenas, E. Engle, B.A. Forman, M.D. Frisbee, H.A. Gutiérrez-Jurado, S.-H. Hong, T.H. Mahmood, K. Tai, and R.L. Wyckoff. 2008. Vegetation Controls on Soil Moisture Distribution in the Valles Caldera, New Mexico, during the North American Monsoon. Ecohydrology 1: 225-238

 

Compaore, H., J.M.H. Hendrickx, S.-H. Hong, J. Friesen, N.C.v.d. Giesen, C. Rodgers, J. Szarzynski, and P.L.G. Vlek. 2008. Evaporation mapping at two scales using optical imagery in the White Volta Basin, Upper East Ghana. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth. 33:127-140.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., J. Kleissl, J. Gomez-Vlez, S.-H. Hong, J. Fbrega-Duque, D. Vega, H. Moreno-Ramrez, and F. Ogden. 2007. Scintillometer networks for calibration and validation of energy balance and soil moisture remote sensing algorithms. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers. 6565: 65650W.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., S.-H. Hong, J. Friesen, H. Compaore, N.C. van de Giesen, C. Rodgers, and P.L.G. Vlek. 2006. Mapping energy balance fluxes and root zone soil moisture in the White Volta Basin using optical imagery. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers. 6239:238-249.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., N. Alkov, S.-H. Hong, R.L. Van Dam, J. Kleissl, H. Shannon, J. Meason, and R.S. Harmon. 2006. New Mexico Tech Landmine, UXO, IED Detection Sensor Test Facility: Measurements in Real Field Soils. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers. 6217: 278-289.

 

Fleming, K., J.M.H. Hendrickx, and S.-H. Hong. 2005. Regional mapping of root zone soil moisture using optical satellite imagery. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers. 5811:159-170.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., B. Borchers, S.-H. Hong, J.B.J. Harrison, L.M. Hall, R.S. Bowman and R.L. Van Dam. 2005. Electromagnetic induction for environmental restoration and hydrological characterization. FastTIMES 10:35-37.

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx, and B. Borchers. 2005. Effect of scaling transfer between evapotranspiration maps derived from Landsat7 and MODIS images. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers. 5811:147-158.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., and S.-H. Hong. 2005. Mapping sensible and latent heat fluxes in arid areas using optical imagery. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers. 5811:138-146.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., W.G.M. Bastiaanssen, E.J.M. Noordman, S.-H. Hong, and L.E. Calvo Gobbetti. 2005. Estimation of regional actual evapotranspiration in the Panama Canal watershed using  SEBAL, p. 315-323, In R. S. Harmon, ed. The Rio Chagres: A multidisciplinary profile of a tropical watershed, Vol. 52. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

 

Van Dam, R.L., B. Borchers, J.M.H. Hendrickx, and S.-H. Hong. 2004. Controlled field experiments of wind effects on thermal signatures of buried and surface-laid land mines. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers. 5415:648-657.

 

Van Dam, R.L., J.M.H. Hendrickx, B. Borchers, S.-H. Hong, T.W. Miller, and R.S. Harmon. 2004. A controlled outdoor test site for evaluation of soil effects on land mine detection sensors. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers. 5415:1335-1344.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H, S.-H. Hong, T.W. Miller, B. Borchers, and J.B. Rhebergen. 2003. Soil effects on GPR detection of buried non-metallic mines. The Geological Society of London. 211:191-198.

 

Moayyad, B., S.A. Bawazir, J.P. King, S.-H. Hong, and J.M.H. Hendrickx. 2003. Groundwater depth and arid zone riparian evapotranspiration, p.188-195, In I. Simmers, ed. Understanding water in a dry environment. Hydrological processes in arid and semi-arid zones, Vol. 23. A.A. Balkema Publishers, Lisse, The Netherlands.

 

Van Dam, R.L., Jan M. H. Hendrickx, and S.-H. Hong. 2003. Soil effects on thermal signatures of buried nonmetallic landmines. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers. 5089: 1210-1218.

   

Hong, S.-H., T. Miller, B. Borchers, J.M.H. Hendrickx, P. Schwering, and S.P. van den Broek. 2002. Land mine detection in bare soils using thermal infrared sensors. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers 4742:43-50.

 

Miller, T.W., B. Borchers, J.M.H. Hendrickx, S.-H. Hong, H.A. Lensen, P.B.W. Schwering, and J.B. Rhebergen. 2002. Effect of soil moisture on land mine detection using ground penetrating radar. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers. 4742:281-290.

 

Hong, S.-H., T. Miller, H. Tobin, B. Borchers, J.M.H. Hendrickx, H. Lensen, P. Schwering, and B. Baertlein. 2001. Impact of soil water content on landmine detection using radar and thermal infrared sensors. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers. 4394:409-416.

 

Borchers, B., J.M.H. Hendrickx, B.S. Das, and S.-H. Hong. 2000. Enhancing dielectric contrast between land mines and the soil environment by watering: modeling, design, and experimental results. Proceedings of Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers. 4038:993-1000.

    


 

Abstracts and Meetings

 

Hong, S.-H. and J.M.H. Hendrickx 2014. Soil Moisture Distribution of Western Kentucky using Remote Sensing Imagery. Presentation at KSEA Southeastern Regional Conference (Future Preparedness: Smart Technologies and Science) in Atlanta, GA.

 

Hong, S.-H., J. Kleissl, J. Gomez, M. Litvak, T. Rahn and J.M.H. Hendrickx. 2013. Intercomparison of SEBAL Heat Fluxes Measured From Scintillometry and Eddy Covariance in Mountain Areas. Presentation at SSSA meeting in Tampa, FL.

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx, J. Kleissl and R.G. Allen. 2012. Comparison of Net Radiation Between Ground Measurement and SEBAL Estimate in Arid Riparian Area. Presentation at SSSA meeting in Cincinnati, OH.

 

Hong, S.-H. and J.M.H. Hendrickx 2012. Evapotranspiration in Kentucky using Optical Remote Sensing Imagery. Presentation at KSEA Southeastern Regional Conference (Getting Ready for 2020) in Atlanta, GA.

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx and B. Borchers. 2011. Disaggregation of SEBAL derived Evapotranspiration Maps from MODIS (250m) to LANDSAT (30m) Scale. Presentation at SSSA meeting in San Antonio, TX.

 

Hendrickx J.M.H., B. Borchers, J. Harrison, S.-H. Hong, K. Fleming and B. Scanlon. 2011. Large-Scale Monitoring of Root Zone Soil Water Status Using Optical/Thermal Imagery. Presentation at SSSA meeting in San Antonio, TX.

 

Hong, S.-H. and J.M.H. Hendrickx. 2011 Maps of Evapotranspiration and Soil Moisture from LANDSAT in the Middle Rio Grande Basin. Presentation at KSEA Southeastern Regional Conference in Atlanta, GA.

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx and B. Borchers. 2010. Aggregation of SEBAL Derived ET Maps from Landsat (30m) to MODIS (250m) Scale. Presentation at SSSA meeting in Long Beach, CA.

 

Hendrickx J.M.H., B. Borchers, S.-H. Hong, K. Fleming. 2010. Remote Measurement of Regional Root Zone Soil Moisture Distributions Using Optical Imagery. Presentation at SSSA meeting in Long Beach, CA.

 

Hendrickx J. M.H., S.-H. Hong and D. Romero. 2009. Soil Moisture Estimation at High Resolution Using Radar and Optical Imagery. Presentation at SSSA meeting in Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx, J. Kjaersgaard and R.G. Allen. 2008. Intercomparison of remote sensing energy balance models: SEBAL and METRIC. Presentation at Fall AGU Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx, J. Kleissl. 2008. Comparison of net radiation between ground measurement and SEBAL estimate in arid riparian areas. Presentation at 2008 New Mexico Water Research Symposium, Socorro, NM.

 

Gomez, J. D., J. Kleissl, S.-H. Hong, K. Fleming, J. M. H. Hendrickx. 2007. Intercomparison of Sensible Heat fluxes Measured by Large Aperture Scintillometers. Presentation at 2008 New Mexico Water Research Symposium, Socorro, NM.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H, S.-H. Hong, J. Kleissl and R.G. Allen. 2008. Simultaneous Measurements of Energy Balance Components at cm to km Scales: Lessons Learned in the Middle Rio Grande Valley. Presentation at SSSA meeting in Houston, TX.

 

Gomez, J. D., J. Kleissl, J. M. H. Hedrickx, O. K. Hartogensis, S.-H. Hong, and T. Rahn. 2007. Estimation of Evapotranspiration Using Optical Scintillometry. Presentation at Fall AGU Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

 

Hong, S.-H., J. Kleissl, J. Gomez, L. Marcy, A. Moene, T. Rahn, D. Schuettemeyer, U. Falk and J.M.H. Hendrickx. 2007. Validation of SEBAL heat fluxes with scintillometry. Presentation at Fall AGU Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

 

Kleissl, J., S.-H. Hong, J. D. Gomez, J. M. H. Hendrickx. A network of scintillometers for ground-truthing of surface fluxes in New Mexico. 2007. Presentation at Spring AGU Meeting in Acapulco, Mexico.

 

Alkov, N., J.M.H. Hendrickx and S.-H. Hong. 2007. Remote sensing of fire effects on Tamarisk water use and river restoration. Presentation at Fall AGU Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., S.-H. Hong, J. Kleissel, J.D. Gomez. 2006. Mapping actual evapotranspiration and soil moisture in tropical watersheds. 2006. Presentation at GSA meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H, J. Kleissl, and S.-H. Hong. 2006. Scintillometry for improved estimates of regional distributions of sensible and latent heat fluxes from MODIS images. Presentation at SSSA meeting in Indianapolis, IN.

 

Kleissel, J., S.-H. Hong, J.M.H. Hendrickx. 2006. A network of scintillometers for ground-truthing of surface fluxes in New Mexico. Presentation at 2006 New Mexico Water Research Symposium, Socorro, NM.

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx and B. Borchers. 2005. Validation of ET maps derived from MODIS imagery. Presentation at Fall AGU Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., D.M. Hearer, S.-H. Hong, B. Borchers, and P. Neville. 2005. Land cover and evapotranspiration in the Middle Rio Grande basin. Presentation at Fall AGU Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx and B. Borchers. 2005. Up- and down-scaling of evapotranspiration maps derived from Landsat and MODIS images. Presentation at SSSA meeting in Salt lake city, UT.

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx, B. Harrison, E. Vivoni and B. Borchers. 2005. Comparison of two methods for root zone soil moisture estimation. Presentation at Pedometrics meeting in Naples, FL.

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx and B. Borchers. 2005. Estimation and validation of evapotranspiration and soil moisture derived from Landsat and MODIS imagery. Presentation at NM EPSCoR meeting in Albuquerque, NM.

 

Rinehart, A., E.R. Vivoni, M. Frisbee, C. Aragon, G. Bisht, B. Cardenas, B. Forman, H. Gutierres, S.-H. Hong, L. Mendez, K. Tai, R. Wyckoff, E. Engle. 2005. Design and implementation of a hydrometeorological field campaign in the Valles Caldera, New Mexico. Presentation at 2005 New Mexico Water Research Symposium, Socorro, NM.

 

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx, and B. Borchers. 2004. Effect of scaling transfer between evapotranspiration maps derived from Landsat7 and MODIS images. Presentation at 4th SAHRA meeting in Albuquerque, NM.

 

Hong, S.-H. and E.R. Vivoni. 2004. Ecohydrological modeling of grass land-shrub-tree dynamics in the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge. Presentation at New Mexico Water Research Symposium in Socorro, NM.

 

Hong, S.-H., G. Rodriguez-Martin, B. Borchers, J. Simunek, and J.M.H. Hendrickx. 2003. Combining hydrological and geophysical models for soil evaluation. Presentation at SSSA meeting in Denver, CO.

 

Hong, S.-H. and J.M.H. Hendrickx. 2003. Spatio-temporal distributions of evapotranspiration and root zone soil moisture in the Middle Rio Grande basin. Presentation at 3rd SAHRA meeting in Tuscon, AZ.

 

Van Dam, R.L., B. Borchers, J.M.H. Hendrickx, S.-H. Hong. 2003. Comparing analytical and numerical models for thermal signatures of buried low-metal landmines. Presentation at SSSA meeting in Denver, CO.

 

Hong, S.-H., J. Woolslayer, E. Small, J.M.H. Hendrickx W. Bastiaanssen P. Neville and J. Cleverly. 2001. Regional distribution of soil moisture in the Middle Rio Grande basin. Presentation at 2nd SAHRA meeting in Tuscon, AZ.

 

Moayyad, B., S.-H. Hong, J.M.H. Hendrickx, B. Harrison, J. Simunek, S. Bawazir, and J.P. King. 2001. Modeling actual evapotranspiration of riparian vegetation. Presentation at 1st  SAHRA meeting in Tuscon, AZ.

 

Hong, S.-H., T. Miller, B.S. Das, B. Borchers, J.M.H. Hendrickx and H.J. Tobin. 2000. Field soil variability and land mine detection. Presentation at Fall Soil Science Society of America Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.

 

Hong, S.-H., B.S. Das, J.M.H. Hendrickx, J. Simunek and B. Borchers. 2000. Modeling transient water distributions around land mines in bare soils. Presentation at Fall AGU Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

 

Hong, S.-H., and M. Withworth. 1999. Anisotropic hydraulic conductivity of faulted poorly consolidated eolian sands: Bosque Del Apache, New Mexico. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 31:7.

 


 

Affiliations

 

  • Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA), Member since 2010
  • Soil Science Society of America Journal, Member since 2000
  • American Geophysical Union, Member since 2000

 


 

Services

 

  • Faculty Senate at Murray State University, 2012-2014
  • Representative of the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI) for Murray State University, 2011 – present
  • Faculty advisor for Korean Student Association at Murray State University, 2009 – 2010
  • Academic advisor for Korean Student Association at Murray State University, 2008, 2011 – present
  • Reviewer, Geoscience Frontiers, 2013
  • Reviewer, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 2012
  • Reviewer, Journal of Arid Environment, 2011
  • Reviewer, Earth Interactions 2010
  • Reviewer, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 2010
  • Reviewer, Journal of Hydrology 2009
  • Reviewer, Korean Society of Remote Sensing 2006