Impact of Aircraft NOx Emissions: Effects of Changing the Flight Altitude

M. Gauss, I Isaksen, M Köhler, D Hauglustaine, D Lee

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Within the framework of the European TRADEOFF project, model studies have been performed to investigate the altitude dependence of the impact of NOx emissions from aircraft on the chemical composition of the atmosphere. Here we present results for present (year 2000) conditions form two chemical transport models and two coupled climate-chemistry models. We consider five different aircraft emissions scenarios, which were developed for TRADEOFF. Effects of changes in flight altitude and concomitant changes in fuel consumption are investigated separately.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the European Conference on Aviation, Atmosphere and Climate (AAC), Friedrichshafen, Germany, 30 June – 3 July 2003
EditorsRobert Sausen, Christine Fichter, Georgios Amanatidis
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventEuropean Conference on Aviation, Atmosphere and Climate (AAC) - Friedrichshafen, Germany
Duration: 30 Jun 20033 Jul 2003

Publication series

NameAir pollution report
PublisherEuropean Commission
Number83 (EUR 21051)


ConferenceEuropean Conference on Aviation, Atmosphere and Climate (AAC)

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