Contrails and Contrail Cirrus
Environmental Impact, Manufacturing and Operations
Emissions and Atmospheric Impact
Published Online: 15 DEC 2010
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Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering
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Gierens, K. M. 2010. Contrails and Contrail Cirrus. Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering. .
- Published Online: 15 DEC 2010
This chapter describes condensation trails and how they and other particulate aircraft emissions impact on climate. Finally, various mitigation options are discussed.
- aircraft-induced condensation;
- cirrus clouds;