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Scientific Topics

The main topics of the DLR 5th International Conference on Transport, Atmosphere and Climate are:

  • Vehicle emissions from engine and other sources (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 of transport,
  • Transport 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, adapted vehicles/aircraft),
  • Mitigation of transport impacts by operational means (e.g., air traffic management, environmental friendly flights and ship routing).


Members of the Scientific Program Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Robert Sausen, DLR, Germany (chair)
  • Prof. Dr. Nicolas Bellouin, University of Reading, UK
  • Dr. Simon Blakey, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Dr. David W. Fahey, NOAA, USA
  • Dr Didier Hauglustaine, LSCE, France
  • Dr. Daniel Jacob, FAA, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Meike Jipp, DLR, Germany
  • Dr.-Ing. Florian Linke, DLR, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Stefanie Meilinger, H-BRS, Germany
  • Dr. Gerd Saueressig, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Germany
  • Dr. Stavros Stromatas, Eurocontrol, France
  • Dr. Peter van Velthoven, KNMI, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. Feijia Yin, TU Delft, The Netherlands

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