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Record number 2075766
Title Climatology of temperatures below -70°C near tropopause on Atlantic-tracks
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Dirk Wolters, Jan Hemink, Geert Groen
Author(s) Wolters, D. ; Hemink, J. ; Groen, G.
Publisher De Bilt : KNMI
Publication year 2011
Description 14 p
Notes KNMI publicatie 2011-229
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Keyword(s) (cab) weather data / air temperature / air transport / ice nucleation / risk analysis / airplanes / northwest atlantic
Categories Climatic Change
Publication type Monograph
Language English
About On request of the Dutch Safety Board (Onderzoeksraad voor Veiligheid, OVV) the climatological occurrence of temperatures below -70oC on flight tracks on the Northern Atlantic routes has been assessed, to develop more knowledge concerning the risk of fuel icing. Besides this climatology, the Dutch Safety Board had special interest in the upper-air temperatures that occured on December 28th, 2010 in an area NW of Scotland.
KfC/CcSP  
program Knowledge for Climate (KfC)
theme HS Hotspots
project (HSMS02) Klimatologie en klimaatscenario's Mainport Schiphol
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