Impacts of the large increase in international ship traffic 2000-2007 on tropospheric ozone and methane.

@article{Dalsren2010ImpactsOT,
  title={Impacts of the large increase in international ship traffic 2000-2007 on tropospheric ozone and methane.},
  author={Stig Bj\orl\ow Dals\oren and Magnus Strandmyr Eide and Gunnar Myhre and Oyvind Endresen and Ivar S. A. Isaksen and J Fuglestvedt},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 7},
  pages={
          2482-9
        }
}
The increase in civil world fleet ship emissions during the period 2000-2007 and the effects on key tropospheric oxidants are quantified using a global Chemical Transport Model (CTM). We estimate a substantial increase of 33% in global ship emissions over this period. The impact of ship emissions on tropospheric oxidants is mainly caused by the relatively large fraction of NOx in ship exhaust. Typical increases in yearly average surface ozone concentrations in the most impacted areas are 0.5-2… CONTINUE READING

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