Aviation & Environment


ECATS International Association provides an efficient network and framework of collaboration between universities and research establishments on sustainable aviation. It offers unique expertise in the field of aviation and environment, and has the unique capability of covering interdisciplinary issues and cross-cutting activities.

The current focus areas of research within the ECATS International Association are:

  • Atmospheric impact of alternative fuels
  • Global climate impact of aviation
  • Interdependency modelling and Green Flight
  • Volcanic ash and air transport system

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News and Events

4th ECATS Conference announced!

It is with great pleasure that we announce the 4th ECATS conference to take place at the TU Delft on […]

ECATS MORE&LESS Summer School – open for applications

Open for Application: 3-8 Sep 2023 Interdisciplinary Summer School on Aviation Climate Impacts The MORE&LESS project (MDO and REgulations for Low boom and Environmentally Sustainable Supersonic […]

ECATS publication – Cur­rent air trans­port cli­mate tar­gets in­suf­fi­cient for trend re­ver­sal

The ECATS network have recently published a research article in Nature Communications. CORSIA offset programme is likely to miss aviation […]



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