Interactions Between Climate and Regional Air Quality in the U.S.

Interactions Between Climate and Regional Air Quality in the U.S.: How Changing Climate May Affect Smog and How Cleaning Up Smog May Affect Climate
Loretta J. Mickley  – Senior Research Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

Loretta Mickley co-leads the Atmospheric Chemistry Modeling Group at Harvard. Her research focuses on chemistry-climate interactions in the troposphere. She seeks to understand how short-lived gases and particles affect climate and how climate, in turn, influences atmospheric composition. Key topics:

  • Effects of climate change on smog episodes and wildfires.
  • Impacts of aerosol trends on regional climate.
  • Oxidation capacity of paleo atmospheres.

Interactions Between Climate and Regional Air Quality in the U.S.

Publish Date

October 26, 2009

Presenter(s)

Loretta Mickley

Video Length

01:00:37

Interactions Between Climate and Regional Air Quality in the U.S.: How Changing Climate May Affect Smog and How Cleaning Up Smog May Affect Climate
Loretta J. Mickley  – Senior Research Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

Loretta Mickley co-leads the Atmospheric Chemistry Modeling Group at Harvard. Her research focuses on chemistry-climate interactions in the troposphere. She seeks to understand how short-lived gases and particles affect climate and how climate, in turn, influences atmospheric composition. Key topics:

  • Effects of climate change on smog episodes and wildfires.
  • Impacts of aerosol trends on regional climate.
  • Oxidation capacity of paleo atmospheres.