Articles | Volume 16, issue 1
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 71–84, 2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 71–84, 2016
Research article
14 Jan 2016
Research article | 14 Jan 2016

A comprehensive inventory of ship traffic exhaust emissions in the European sea areas in 2011

J.-P. Jalkanen et al.

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This manuscript describes the emissions from shipping in European sea areas. The work is based on automatic position reports (AIS) sent by ships and reflects realistic activity patterns of ships. The work demonstrates that it is feasible to construct full bottom-up emission inventories based on large-volume activity data sets.
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