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Aviation and the Global Atmosphere: Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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By: Joyce E Penner, David Lister, David J Griggs and David J Dokken

400 pages, 30 col plates, 10 b/w illus, 150 figs, 25 tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Sep 1999 | #100779 | ISBN: 0521664047
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Hardback | Sep 1999 | #100778 | ISBN: 0521663008
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Considers all the gases and particles emitted by aircraft which modify the chemical properties of the atmosphere.


Summary for Policymakers; 1. Introduction; 2. Impacts of aircraft emissions on atmospheric ozone; 3. Aviation-produced aerosols and cloudiness; 4. Modeling the chemical composition of the future atmosphere; 5. Solar ultraviolet irradiance at the ground; 6. Potential climate change from aviation; 7. Aircraft technology and its relation to emissions; 8. Air transport operations and relation to emissions; 9. Aircraft emissions: current inventories and future scenarios; 10. Regulatory and market-based mitigation measures; References; Annexes.

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