Bumsoo Kim

Bumsoo Kim

Graduate Student

  kim17753@tamu.edu

  Eller O&M 525

Research

  • Carbon cycling based on carbon isotopes and radiocarbon
  • Methane hydrate destabilization and its impact on global carbon cycle

Selected Publications

Zhuang, G., Zhang, Y.G., Hourigan, J., Ritts, B., Hren, M., Hou, M., Wu, M. and Kim, B., 2019. Microbial and geochronologic constraints on the Neogene paleotopography of northern Tibetan Plateau. Geophysical Research Letters46(3), pp.1312-1319. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL081505

Kim, B., Lee, S., Kim, M., Hahm, D., Rhee, T.S. and Hwang, J., 2018. An Investigation of Gas Exchange and Water Circulation in the Amundsen Sea Based On Dissolved Inorganic Radiocarbon. Geophysical Research Letters45(22), pp.12-368. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL079464

Education

B.S. Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University (2008)

M.S. Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University (2016)

Awards

2019 – 2020                       Susanne Leininger '77 and Steve Leininger Scholarship             

2018 – 2019                       James Sharp Scholarship

Summer 2018                     International Education Fee Scholarship      

2017 – 2018                       Webber Scholarship

2017                                  Korean-American Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

2016 – 2017                       Donald and Melba Ross Scholarship

2016 – 2017                       Lechner Scholarship

Spring 2016                        Lecture & Research Scholarship (SNU)

2014 – 2015                       Brain Korea 21 Plus Research Scholarship (SNU)  

2008 – 2014                       National Presidential Science Scholarship 

2008                                  The 6th National Presidential Science Scholar Award

Courses

TAMU - "Oceanography Lab" (OCNG 252)

SNU - "Shipboard Training Course in Oceanography"

          "Oceanography"

          "Chemical Oceanography"             

Additional Information

Advisor: Dr. Yige Zhang

 

Research Grants

2019-21 - Grants-In-Aid of Graduate Research Program, Texas Sea Grant: “Global significance of anaerobic oxidation of organic matter by sulfate reduction: Insights from lipid biomarkers”  

Fall 2018 - Oceanography Graduate Council (OGC) Fall Minigrant, Department of Oceanography

2018-19 - Grants-In-Aid of Graduate Research Program, Texas Sea Grant “Multi-proxy reconstruction of marine gas hydrate dissociation: Lessons from the past and for the future”

 

Presentations

Bumsoo Kim and Yi Ge Zhang “Global significance of anaerobic oxidation of organic matter: Insights from lipid biomarkers” President’s Excellence Fund Symposium, Texas A&M University, April 4, 2019 (poster)

Bumsoo Kim. “How and where sulfate is used in the marine sediment: Insights from lipid biomarkers” Oceanography Department Seminar, Texas A&M University, March 5, 2019 (oral)

Bumsoo Kim and Yi Ge Zhang. “Anaerobic oxidation of methane vs. organic matter facilitated by sulfate reduction: Insights from lipid biomarkers” AGU Fall 2018 Meeting, Washington D.C., December 13, 2018 (eLightning poster)

Bumsoo Kim and Yi Ge Zhang. “Compound-specific carbon isotope as a tracer for anaerobic oxidation for methane” Ions at Work Symposium, Texas A&M University, October 5, 2018 (poster)

 

Oceanographic Cruises

Mar 2018 (one day): TAMU-G Cruise in Galveston Bay, Texas

Texas A&M University - R/V Trident (TAMU)

 

Dec 2015 – Feb 2016: ANA06B Cruise in the Amundsen Sea, Antarctic

Korea Polar Research and Institute (KOPRI) - IB R/V Araon (Republic of Korea)

 

Nov 2015:  2015 EAST-1 Cruise in the East Sea of Korea

Research Institute of Oceanography, Seoul National University - R/V Haeyang 2000 (Republic of Korea)                                                  

 

Apr 2015 – May 2015: 2015 PICES/CREAMS (East-1) Korea-Russia International Joint Cruise for the East Sea of Korea

Research Institute of Oceanography, Seoul National University - R/V Akademik M.A. Lavrentyev (Russia)

                                                                  

Dec 2012 – Jan 2013: 2012 North Fiji Basin Hydrothermal Vent Exploration

Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) - R/V Onnuri (Republic of Korea)

                                                                 

Jan 2012 – Feb 2012: 2011 Fiji-Tonga Hydrothermal Vent Exploration

Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) - R/V Sonne (Germany) & ROV ROPOS (Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility)             

        

Extracurricular Activities

Spring 2018 – present        Graduate Assistant – Non-teaching (GANT), Texas A&M University

                                           Departmental Web Manager

Fall 2016 – Fall 2018         Graduate and Professional Student Council, Texas A&M University

                                           Oceanography Department Representative

 

 

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