Selin, Noelle

Noelle Selin
Associate Professor, Institute for Data, Systems and Society and Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences





Focus Areas

Air Quality & Health


Research Interests:
Noelle Eckley Selin's research focuses on using atmospheric chemistry modeling to inform decision-­making strategies on air pollution, climate change and toxic substances including mercury and persistent organic pollutants. She has also published articles and book chapters on the interactions between science and policy in international environmental negotiations, in particular focusing on global efforts to regulate hazardous chemicals and persistent organic pollutants.

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Education + Credentials
Ph.D., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 2007
M.A., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 2000
B.A., Environmental Science and Public Policy, Harvard University, 2000
Courses taught:
Modeling and Assessment for Policy (ESD.864)

Recent Publications

Journal Article
Garcia-Menendez, F., E. Monier and N. Selin (2017). Geophysical Research Letters, 44(6): 2911-2921
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Saari, R.K., T.M. Thompson and N.E. Selin (2017). Environmental Science and Technology, 51(4): 1953–1961 [PDF]
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Kwon, S.-Y. and N.E. Selin (2016). Current Pollution Reports, 2(2): 103
Journal Article
Friedman, C.L. and N.E. Selin (2016). Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 16: 3433-3448
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Stokes, L.C., A. Giang and N.E. Selin (2016). Global Environmental Politics, 16(4): 12-31 [PDF]

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