TAC logo 2nd International Conference on
Transport, Atmosphere and Climate

22-25 June 2009
Aachen, DE and Maastricht, NL
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Scientific Topics

The scope of the conference covers all aspects of the impact of the different modes of transport (aviation, road transport, shipping etc.) on atmospheric chemistry, micro-physics, radiation and climate. In particular, papers on the following topics are welcome:

  • engine emissions (gaseous and particulate),
  • emission scenarios and emission data bases for transport,
  • near-field and plume processes, effective emissions,
  • transport impact on the chemical composition of the atmosphere,
  • transport impact on aerosols,
  • contrails, contrail cirrus, ship tracks,
  • indirect cloud effects (e.g., aerosol-cloud interaction),
  • radiative forcing,
  • impact on climate,
  • metrics for measuring climate change and damage,
  • mitigation of transport impacts by technological changes in vehicles and engines (e.g., low NOx engines, alternative fuels),
  • mitigation of transport impacts by operational means (e.g., air traffic management, environmental flight and ship routing).

Observational, experimental, remote sensing and modelling studies are encouraged.

Conference Organisation

Prof. Dr. Robert Sausen
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.
Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre
D-82234 Wessling
Tel.: +49 (0) 8153 28 2500
Fax.: +49 (0) 8153 28 1841
Email: robert.sausen@dlr.de

Dr. Peter F. J. van Velthoven
KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute)
Head Chemistry and Climate Division
Wilhelminalaan 10
NL-3730 AE De Bilt
The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 30 2206419
Fax.: +31 30 2210407
Email: velthove@knmi.nl

Anja Blum (DLR)

Local Organising Committee
Prof. Robert Sausen - DLR (Chair)
Dr. Nikolai Dotzek - DLR (Co-chair)
Mrs. Anja Blum - DLR
Mrs. Miranda van Brussel-Verzuu - KNMI

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Winfried Beer (DLR)

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