Transport and effective diffusion of aircraft emissions

@article{Gerz1998TransportAE,
  title={Transport and effective diffusion of aircraft emissions},
  author={Thomas Gerz and Tilman D{\"u}rbeck and Paul Konopka},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={103},
  pages={25905-25913}
}
The transport and effective diffusion of exhaust are analyzed in the wake flow of a large-bodied aircraft which flies through a stably stratified, sheared, and turbulent atmosphere. The analysis is based on data sets from large-eddy simulations of the wake in the atmosphere. Diffusion and dilution measures are obtained from a chemically inert species concentration. Most of the exhaust is concentrated and isolated in the two wing tip vortices (the “primary wake”). However, as the vortices sink… 

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