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Contrail formation: Analysis of sublimation mechanisms

Kärcher, Bernd and Kleine, Jonas and Sauer, Daniel and Voigt, Christiane (2018) Contrail formation: Analysis of sublimation mechanisms. Geophysical Research Letters, 45 (24), 13,547-13,552. Wiley. DOI: 10.1029/2018GL079391 ISSN 0094-8276

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL079391

Abstract

We study losses of ice crystals in a persistent, soot-rich contra i l in the wake behind a medium-sized aircraft at cru i se. Constrain i n g a model covering ice nucleation, growth, and subl i m a t i o n phases with a n aircraft data set, we track the subl i m a t i o n history over two minutes of cont r a i l age and rela t e ice crystal numbers to the number of soot particles emitted by th e aircraft engines.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/123410/
Document Type:Article
Title:Contrail formation: Analysis of sublimation mechanisms
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Kärcher, BerndDLR, IPAhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0278-4980
Kleine, JonasDLR, IPA und Univ. MainzUNSPECIFIED
Sauer, DanielDLR, IPAhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0317-5063
Voigt, ChristianeDLR, IPAhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-8925-7731
Date:September 2018
Journal or Publication Title:Geophysical Research Letters
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:45
DOI :10.1029/2018GL079391
Page Range:13,547-13,552
Publisher:Wiley
ISSN:0094-8276
Status:Published
Keywords:contrails, microphysics, process modeling, aircraft measurements
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:air traffic management and operations
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AO - Air Traffic Management and Operation
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Climate, Weather and Environment
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Atmospheric Physics > Atmospheric Trace Species
Institute of Atmospheric Physics > Cloud Physics
Deposited By: Kärcher, Prof. Bernd
Deposited On:20 Nov 2018 11:15
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:21

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