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Miljöarbete inom den civila luftfarten

Olsson, Åsa (2004)
School of Aviation
Abstract
The main environmental problem for aviation is the great amount of exhaust gases, mainly nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and hydrocarbons - mostly "greenhouse gases" leading to climate changes. I decided to sort out what is being done to decrease these problems and what regulations there are concerning air pollution by the means of searching the internet and using publications from aviation authorities for current figures. I chose to scrutinize authorities on political, authority and company level, resulting in summarizing the work of UN and EU respectively, ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization), JAA (Joint Aviation Authorities) and LFV (Swedish Civil Aviation Authority), and finally SAS, representing the... (More)
The main environmental problem for aviation is the great amount of exhaust gases, mainly nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and hydrocarbons - mostly "greenhouse gases" leading to climate changes. I decided to sort out what is being done to decrease these problems and what regulations there are concerning air pollution by the means of searching the internet and using publications from aviation authorities for current figures. I chose to scrutinize authorities on political, authority and company level, resulting in summarizing the work of UN and EU respectively, ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization), JAA (Joint Aviation Authorities) and LFV (Swedish Civil Aviation Authority), and finally SAS, representing the airline companies. Conclusion that I have drawn are thatthere are regulations for air pollution, written down in ICAO's Annex 16, that are to be followed. Secondly, LFV are environmentally controlling their nineteen airports and since economy is an important reason for not giving priority to environmental issues in aviation emission charge and noise charge are added to the landing fees. Finally, the development of engines are successful in the aspect of reducing exhaust gases. Looking at the future there is an obvious risk of even greater total amount of exhaust gases caused by air traffic, in spite of the fact that the engines in this aspect are getting better. Not to forget there are a few advantages for air traffic compared to other means of transport which are mentioned. (Less)
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author
Olsson, Åsa
supervisor
organization
year
type
M3 - Professional qualifications ( - 4 Years)
subject
keywords
civil flygtrafik, växthusgaser, miljövård, air pollution, Air transport technology, Lufttransportteknik
language
Swedish
id
1332020
date added to LUP
2005-06-22
date last changed
2005-06-22
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  abstract     = {The main environmental problem for aviation is the great amount of exhaust gases, mainly nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and hydrocarbons - mostly "greenhouse gases" leading to climate changes. I decided to sort out what is being done to decrease these problems and what regulations there are concerning air pollution by the means of searching the internet and using publications from aviation authorities for current figures. I chose to scrutinize authorities on political, authority and company level, resulting in summarizing the work of UN and EU respectively, ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization), JAA (Joint Aviation Authorities) and LFV (Swedish Civil Aviation Authority), and finally SAS, representing the airline companies. Conclusion that I have drawn are thatthere are regulations for air pollution, written down in ICAO's Annex 16, that are to be followed. Secondly, LFV are environmentally controlling their nineteen airports and since economy is an important reason for not giving priority to environmental issues in aviation emission charge and noise charge are added to the landing fees. Finally, the development of engines are successful in the aspect of reducing exhaust gases. Looking at the future there is an obvious risk of even greater total amount of exhaust gases caused by air traffic, in spite of the fact that the engines in this aspect are getting better. Not to forget there are a few advantages for air traffic compared to other means of transport which are mentioned.},
  author       = {Olsson, Åsa},
  keyword      = {civil flygtrafik,växthusgaser,miljövård,air pollution,Air transport technology,Lufttransportteknik},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Miljöarbete inom den civila luftfarten},
  year         = {2004},
}