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Contrails: Their atmospheric impact and mitigation strategies

Gierens, Klaus Martin (2008) Contrails: Their atmospheric impact and mitigation strategies. Towards Sustainable Aviation Propulsion, 2008-11-19, Bristol (UK).

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Abstract

Contrails and contrail cirrus, anthropogenic ice clouds in the upper troposphere, impede the free outflow of long-wave radiation to space; hence they contribute to the greenhouse effect. Their formation is controlled by atmospheric thermodynamic properties and by aircraft and fuel characteristics. Contrail avoidance strategies need to take account of these thermodynamic constraints. It seems that operational contrail mitigation options can be realised easier than technical options.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/56374/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)
Title:Contrails: Their atmospheric impact and mitigation strategies
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Gierens, Klaus MartinUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:19 November 2008
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Keywords:Contrails, Greenhouse effect, Cirrus clouds, Mitigation
Event Title:Towards Sustainable Aviation Propulsion
Event Location:Bristol (UK)
Event Type:national Conference
Event Dates:2008-11-19
Organizer:Institution of Mechanical Engineers
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:other
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L - no assignment
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - no assignment (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Atmospheric Physics
Deposited By: Gierens, Dr.rer.nat. Klaus Martin
Deposited On:28 Nov 2008
Last Modified:27 Apr 2009 15:31

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