ACACIA Publication list

Refereed publications

  • Wilhelm, L., Gierens, K., and Rohs, S. 2022: Meteorological Conditions that Promote Persistent Contrails. Applied Sciences, 12, 4450, https://doi.org/10.3390/app12094450.
  • Marjani, S., Tesche, M., Bräuer, P., Sourdeval, O., and Quaas, J. 2022: Satellite observations of the impact of individual aircraft on ice crystal number in thin cirrus clouds. Geophysical Research Letters 49, e2021GL096173, https://doi.org/10.1029/2021GL096173.
  • Righi, M., Hendricks, J., and Beer, C. G. 2021: Exploring the uncertainties in the aviation sootcirrus effect, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 21, 17267-17289, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-17267-2021.
  • Wilhelm L, Gierens K, Rohs S. 2021: Weather Variability Induced Uncertainty of Contrail Radiative Forcing. Aerospace 8(11):332, https://doi.org/10.3390/aerospace8110332
  • Klöwer, M., Allen, M. R., Lee, D. S., Proud, S. R., Gallagher, L., & Skowron, A. 2021. Quantifying aviation’s contribution to global warming. Environmental Research Letters 16(10), 104027, https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ac286e
  • Mertens, M.; Jöckel, P.; Matthes, S.; Nuetzel, M.; Grewe, V., and Sausen, R. 2021: COVID-19 induced lower-tropospheric ozone changes. Environ. Res. Lett. 16(6), 064005, https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abf191.
  • Quaas, J.; Gryspeerdt, E.; Vautard, R.; and Boucher, O. 2021: Climate impact of aircraft-induced cirrus assessed from satellite observations before and during COVID-19. Environ. Res. Lett. 16, 064051, https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abf686.
  • Matthes, S.; Lim, L.; Burkhardt, U.; Dahlmann, K.; Dietmüller, S.; Grewe, V.; Haslerud, A.S.; Hendricks, J.; Owen, B.; Pitari, G.; Righi, M.; Skowron, A. 2021: Mitigation of Non-CO2 Aviation’s Climate Impact by Changing Cruise Altitudes. Aerospace 8(36), doi.org/10.3390/aerospace8020036.
  • Skowron, A., Lee, D.S., De León, R.R. et al. 2021: Greater fuel efficiency is potentially preferable to reducing NOx emissions for aviation’s climate impacts. Nat Commun 12(564), doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-20771-3.
  • Gierens, K., Matthes, S., and Rohs, S. 2020: How Well Can Persistent Contrails Be Predicted? Aerospace, 7(169), doi.org/10.3390/aerospace7120169.

Non-refereed publications

Oral presentations

  • Righi, M. (2022): Exploring the uncertainties in the aviation soot-cirrus effect. Seminar of the DLR Institute of Atmospheric Physics, 2 February 2022, virtual.
  • Quaas J. (2021): Climate impact of aircraft-induced cirrus assessed from satellite observations before and during COVID-19. Atmospheric physics seminar, University of Warsaw, 17 December 2021, virtual. Download presentation (pdf 5 MB).
  • Tully, C., Neubauer, D., Omanovic, N. and Lohmann, U. (2021): A climate engineering dead end? Cirrus cloud thinning fails to produce cooling even with more physically based ice microphysics in the ECHAM-HAM GCM. AGU 2021, 15 December 2021, New Orleans, USA.
  • Righi, M., Hendricks, J., and Beer, C.G. (2021): Exploring the uncertainties in the aviation soot-cirrus effect. European Aerosol Conference 2021, Session: AE1 Aviation Emissions, 3 September 2021, virtual. Extended abstract.
  • Matthes, S., Gierens, K. and ACACIA team (2021): ACACIA: Developing improved understanding on aviation's climate impact. 11. EASN International Conference, 2 September 2021, virtual.
  • Omanovic, N. (2021): Modelling of ice clouds in a state-of-theart global circulation model. 11. EASN International Conference, 2 September 2021, virtual.
  • Li, Y., Mahnke, C., Rohs, S., Petzold, A., and Krämer, M. (2021): Occurrences of natural and contrail cirrus and their microphysical properties observed from in-situ measurements. 11. EASN International Conference, 2 September 2021, virtual.
  • Mahnke C., Gomes R., Bundke U., Petzold A., Ziereis H., and Zahn A. (2021): Aviation impact on atmospheric aerosol observed from IAGOS-CARIBIC flying laboratory. eGMAC 2021, 27 May 2021, virtual. Abstract, Recording of session.
  • Quaas J., Gryspeerdt E., Vautard R., and Boucher O. (2021): Climate impact of aircraft-induced cirrus assessed from satellite observations before and during COVID-19. EGU21, 27 April 2021, virtual. Presentation.
  • Skowron, A. (2021): Effect of future atmospheric background composition on NOx climate impact in the longer term. RAeS Conference: Mitigating the climate impact of non-CO2 Aviation’s low-hanging fruit, 23-24 March 2021, virtual.
  • Grewe, V. (2021): Current assessment of NOx impact and dependence on time and place of emissions. RAeS Conference: Mitigating the climate impact of non-CO2 Aviation’s low-hanging fruit, 23-24 March 2021, virtual.
  • Sausen, R. (2021): Climate impact of Aviation's non-CO2 emissions - An overview. RAeS Conference: Mitigating the climate impact of non-CO2 Aviation’s low-hanging fruit, 23-24 March 2021, virtual.
  • Gierens, K. M. (2021): Contrail Statistics, Big Hits and Predictability. RAeS Conference: Mitigating the climate impact of non-CO2 Aviation’s low-hanging fruit, 23-24 March 2021, virtual.
  • Lee, D., D. Fahey, and J.S. Fuglestvedt, 2020: Climate change and aviation. Online Stocktaking Preview, 28 April 2020, in preparation for the ICAO Stocktaking Seminar on in-sector CO2 emissions reductions, which has been rescheduled to 8-10 September 2020 at ICAO Headquarters, Montreal. Download presentation (pdf 3.7 MB).
  • Matthes, S., Lührs B., Linke F., Grewe V., Dahlmann K., Yin F., and Shine K. 2020: Mitigation potential of climate-optimized routing: concept study for Europe. AEC, 25-28 February 2020, Bordeaux, France. Download extended abstract.
  • Terrenoire, E. and Hauglustaine,D. 2020: Impact of present and future aircraft emissions on atmospheric composition. 3rd ECATS Conference, Making aviation environmentally sustainable. 13-15 October 2020, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Grewe, V., Matthes, S., and Dahlmann, K. 2020: The Contribution of Aviation NOx Emissions to Climate Change. 3rd ECATS Conference, Making aviation environmentally sustainable. 13-15 October 2020, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Yin, F., Grewe, V., and Gierens, K. 2020: Impact on Contrails Coverage when Flying with Hybrid Electric Aircraft. 3rd ECATS Conference, Making aviation environmentally sustainable. 13-15 October 2020, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Gierens, K., Rohs, S., Matthes, S. 2020: Contrail Formation Conditions and Instantaneous Radiative Forcing. 3rd ECATS Conference, Making aviation environmentally sustainable. 13-15 October 2020, virtual.
  • Frömming, C., Grewe, V., Brinkop, S., Haslerud, A., Rosanka, S., van Manen, J., and Matthes, S. 2020: Weather and Location Dependency of Aviation Climate Effects: 4-D-Climate-Change-Functions. 3rd ECATS Conference, Making aviation environmentally sustainable. 13-15 October 2020, virtual.
  • Yamashita, H., Yin, F., Grewe, V., Jöckel, P., Matthes, S., Kern, B., Dahlmann, K., and Frömming, C. 2020: Comparison of Various Aircraft Routing Strategies Using the AirTraf 2.0. 3rd ECATS Conference, Making aviation environmentally sustainable. 13-15 October 2020, virtual.

Poster

Policy consultation

  • German Federal Chancellery: Robert Sausen is invited to an industry and policy related Expert Discussion in the German Federal Chancellery, Topic: Challenge 'Green Deal'. Alternative and disruptive propulsion technology in aviation. 19 January 2021.

Press releases / Public affairs material

  • Participation of Robert Sausen in EUROCONTROL Webinar: Stakeholder Forum on aviation’s impact on non-CO2 emissions. How can the aviation industry best address climate impacts other than CO2? 27 April 2021, Link to Webinar.
  • DLR press release: Global air transport contributes 3.5 percent to global warming (English) / Der globale Luftverkehr trägt 3,5 Prozent zur Klimaerwärmung bei (Deutsch), 24 September 2020
  • English version
  • Deutsche Ausgabe

Media appearances

Print

  • Interview with Sigrun Matthes (DLR): Following the yellow brick road (English) / Auf der richtigen Spur (German). DLR Magazin 164, April 2020.
  • English version (pdf 12 MB)
  • Deutsche Ausgabe (pdf 10 MB)

Broadcast

  • BBC News: Radio interview and short video presentation about aviation, climate, and Covid-19 on by Marianne Tronstad Lund (Cicero), August/September 2020.
  • Radio interview
  • Short video