Aircraft Condensation Trails Monitoring Service


Development and demonstration of an EO-based service in support to the continuous assessment of the environmental effects of increasing volumes of air traffic, by monitoring the daily contrail and cirrus cloud coverage, for one year, over Europe and the North Atlantic.


Project References

Name
CONTRAILS
Title
Aircraft Condensation Trails Monitoring Service
Programme
ESA DUE (Date User Element of the Earth Observation Envelope Programme)
Type
Global Climate Change
Application
Global Change Tropospheric Emissions
Duration
2003-2005
Status
In progress