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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