Effective Radiative Forcing – a New Approach to Assessing the Impact of Aviation on the Atmosphere

Daniel Hanus, Ota Hajzler, Natalia Buldakova


This article discusses new possibilities of assessing the impact of aviation on the atmosphere. The second part of this text describes a project realized at the Department of Air Transport at the Czech Technical University in Prague. The project is focused on investigating the effect of air transport on contrails.


contrails; effective radiative forcing; radiative forcing; IPCC


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