Loretta Mickley
Senior Research Fellow in Chemistry-Climate Interactions
Atmospheric Chemistry Climate, Atmosphere, and Oceans Earth & Planetary Sciences Engineering
Salata Institute Sponsored Projects
Outside professional activities


Loretta Mickley co-leads the Atmospheric Chemistry Modeling Group at Harvard. Her research focuses on chemistry-climate interactions in the troposphere. Key topics of her research include: Impacts of wildfire smoke on human health and regional climate. Effects of climate change on air quality and implications for human health. Influence of aerosol trends on regional climate. Oxidation capacity and fire activity in preindustrial and paleo atmospheres.
Chemistry-Climate Interactions
Wildfire Smoke
Air Quality

Salata Institute Sponsored Projects

The Salata Institute is committed to supporting research that promises to make a real-world impact on the climate crisis. The Climate Research Clusters Program and Seed Grant Program deliver on this commitment by funding new and interdisciplinary climate research that address the many dimensions of the climate challenge.

Seed Grant: Blending wildfire observations with numerical modeling

Outside professional activities

Outside Professional Activities

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Outside Professional Activities For Loretta Mickley
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The Salata institute

The Salata Institute supports interdisciplinary research that leads to real-world action, including high-risk/high-reward projects by researchers already working in the climate area and new endeavors that make it easier for Harvard scholars, who have not worked on climate problems, to do so.