Since the Republic of Korea’s (Korea) membership of IIASA began in 2008, a range of research collaborations
and capacity building activities have been developed by IIASA and 18 Korean research partners. Studies have
explored green growth in Korea, global water challenges, and how to increase Korea’s resilience to extreme events among a range of other topics. Most of the research has also advanced Korean capacity to use and develop the tools of systems analysis such as building a Korean version of IIASA’s GAINS model that has helped governments across the globe to cut air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in the most cost-effective manner.
Options Summer 2018: Water scarcity in Asia is likely to get worse over the coming decades, and new research from the IIASA Water Program has shown that increased water demand due to socioeconomic development is likely to be the main cause in large parts of the continent. More
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INFO SHEET ON IIASA ACTIVITIES WITH KOREA
The Korea Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
Vicente-Vicente JL, Fuss S, Song C, Lee J, Kim M, Lee W-K, & Son Y (2019). A Holistic View of Soils in Delivering Ecosystem Services in Forests: A Case Study in South Korea. Forests 10 (6): e487. DOI:10.3390/f10060487.
Heo S, Kim M, Yu H, Lee W-K, Sohn JR, Jung S-Y, Moon KW, & Byeon SH (2018). Chemical Accident Hazard Assessment by Spatial Analysis of Chemical Factories and Accident Records in South Korea. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 27: 37-47. DOI:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.09.016.
Abel G ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4893-5687 & Heo N (2018). Changing internal migration flows patterns in South Korea. Regional Studies, Regional Science 5 (1): 78-80. DOI:10.1080/21681376.2018.1431149.
Kim M, Lee W-K, Son Y, Yoo S, Choi G-M, & Chung D-J (2017). Assessing the impacts of topographic and climatic factors on radial growth of major forest forming tree species of South Korea. Forest Ecology and Management 404: 269-279. DOI:10.1016/j.foreco.2017.08.048.
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