Articles | Volume 21, issue 2
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 1085–1104, 2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 1085–1104, 2021

Research article 27 Jan 2021

Research article | 27 Jan 2021

Characteristics of sub-10 nm particle emissions from in-use commercial aircraft observed at Narita International Airport

Nobuyuki Takegawa et al.

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Short summary
The characterization of particle emissions from aircraft is important for the assessment of the aviation impacts on climate and human health. We conducted field observations of aerosols near a runway at Narita International Airport in February 2018. We investigated particle number emissions from in-use commercial aircraft under real-world operating conditions, and we found the significance of sub-10 nm size ranges in take-off plumes for both total and non-volatile particles.
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