Woonsup Choi

Assistant Professor

Office: Bolton Hall, Room 496
Phone: 414-229-2671
e-mail: choiw@uwm.edu
Curriculum Vitae: pdf (152kb)
Web Site: people.uwm.edu/~choiw/


Ph.D., Geography, University of Illinois, Urbana, 2005
M.A., Geography, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 1997
B.A., Geography, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 1995

Mailing Address:

Professor Woonsup Choi
Department of Geography
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Courses Taught:

Geog 120: Our Physical Environment - Syllabus (149kb); Online Syllabus (587kb)
Geog 403: Remote Sensing: Environmental and Land Use Analysis - Syllabus (48kb)
Geog 415: Hydrogeography - Syllabus (195kb)
Geog 520: Physical Geography of the City - Syllabus (57kb)
Geog 547: Spatial Analysis - Syllabus (45kb)

Research and Teaching Interests:

Hydrological modeling
Effect of climate change and urbanization on water resources
Geographical Information Sciences

Representative Publications:

Thoenen, Casey, Choi, Woonsup, and Choi, Jinmu. “Early summer dissolved oxygen characteristics in restored streams in Seoul.” Journal of the Korean Geographical Society 48.3 (2013): 336-347.
Kang, S, and Choi, Woonsup. “Forest cover changes in North Korea since the 1980s.” Regional Environmental Change Springer. (2013) .
Choi, Woonsup. “Editorial: Climate change, urbanization and hydrological disasters.” Disaster Advances 6.5 (2013): 1-2.
Kang, S, Choi, Woonsup, and Schierenbeck, T. “Spatial characteristics of storm damage in rice paddy and residential areas in Gyeonggi-do (province), Korea.” Disaster Advances 5.4 (2012): 524-535.
Choi, Woonsup, Keuser, Anke P., and Becker, Stefan. “Identification of mid-latitudinal regional and urban temperature variabilities based on regional reanalysis data.” Theoretical and Applied Climatology 107. Springer. (2012): 87-98.
Kult, Jonathan M., Choi, Woonsup, and Keuser, Anke P.“Snowmelt runoff modeling: Limitations and potential for mitigating water disputes.” Journal of Hydrology 430-431. Elsvier. (2012): 179-181.
Choi, Woonsup, Galasinski, U., Cho, S. J., and Hwang, C.“A Spatiotemporal Analysis of Groundwater Level Changes in Relation to Urban Growth and Groundwater Recharge Potential for Waukesha County, Wisconsin.” Geographical Analysis 44.3 Wiley. (2012): 219-234.
Choi, Woonsup, Keuser, A. P. M., and Becker, S.“Air Temperature Variability in Illinois Based on Weather Station Records and the North American Regional Reanalysis from 1979 to 2006.” Physical Geography 32.4 (2011): 338-355.
Choi, Woonsup, Kim, Sung Joon, Rasmussen, Peter F., and Moore, Adam R.“Use of the North American Regional Reanalysis for hydrological modelling in Manitoba.” Canadian Water Resources Journal 34.1 (2009): 17-36.
Choi, Woonsup, Rasmussen, Peter F., Moore, Adam R., and Kim, Sung Joon. “Simulating streamflow response to climate scenarios in central Canada using a simple statistical downscaling method.” Climate Research 40. (2009): 89-102.
Choi, Woonsup. “Catchment-scale hydrological response to climate-land-use combined scenarios: a case study for the Kishwaukee River Basin, Illinois.” Physical Geography 29.1 (2008): 79-99.
Choi, Woonsup, and Deal, B. M.“Assessing hydrological impact of potential land use change through hydrological and land use change modeling for the Kishwaukee River basin (USA).” Journal of Environmental Management 88.4 Elsvier. (2008): 1119-1130.