Journal of

Korean Society for
Atmospheric Environment

Editor-In-Chief Rokjin Park (Seoul National University)
Manuscript Sang-Woo Kim
Editor (Seoul National University)
Editorial office +82-2-387-0242
ISSN 1598-7132(Print)
Indexed in SCOPUS/KCI Excellence Accredited Journal/Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)


The Journal of Korean Society for Atmospheric Environment is the official Journal of Koran Society for Atmospheric Environment. The abbreviated title is “J. Korean Soc. Atmos. Environ.” It was launched in 1985 under the title of “Journal of Korea Air Pollution Research Association”. The title was changed to “Journal of Korean Society for Atmospheric Environment” in 1999. It is a multidisciplinary forum for the publication of original researches relevant to the nature, distribution, control technology, and ecological effects of all types and forms of chemical and biological constituents as well as physical phenomena in the atmosphere and between the atmosphere and other environmental spheres. It publishes research articles, review articles, technical information, special features, and discussion and reply. Journals are scheduled to be published on the last days of February, April, June, August, October, and December each year. All articles published in this journal are indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index(ESCI) of the web of Science Core Collection and DOI/Crossref.


J. Korean Soc. Atmos. Environ is devoted to the advancement of knowledge in the fields listed below.

- Atmospheric measurements and analysis
- Current status and management
- Dispersion and reaction
- Control technology
- Climate Change and Energy
- Human and ecosystem impact
- Indoor air quality
- Other related fields

Five types of manuscripts are published in this journal:

(1) Research papers, (2) Review papers, (3) Technical information, (4) Special features, and (5) Discussion and Reply.

(1) Research Papers:

Original findings pertaining to the scope of the journal will be published after editorial review. In full-length research articles, authors should present new experimental or theoretical results of significant importance.

(2) Review Papers:

Authoritative review can be published either by the invitation or by direct submission. In both cases, the work will be subject to a peer-review. The review article should include a critical review of important areas in atmospheric science and engineering in order to inform the general reader of the background, state-of-the art, and outstanding research works.

(3) Technical Information:

A report, which includes relevant analytical or treatment information, new experimental elaboration on previous journal articles, etc, with a brief piece of work, although not sufficiently comprehensive for a full article, can be published as technical information.

(4) Special Features:

Special features will be published by invitation only and will be on atmospheric environmental topics judged to be important by editorial board.

(5) Discussions and Reply:

Opinion and comments on the contents of articles published in Journal of Korean Society for Atmospheric Environment within one year period can be published as discussions and reply.

Current Issue

Volume 40(3); June 2024