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PARTNER Reports

Fuels

• Market Cost of Renewable Jet Fuel Adoption in the United States, Winchester, Dominic McConnachie, Wollersheim, Waitz. March 2013. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2013-001. Download

A techno-economic review of hydroprocessed renewable esters and fatty acids for jet fuel production, Pearlson, Wollersheim, Hileman.Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining, Volume 7, Issue 1, pages 89–96, January/February 2013

• Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis of Ultra Low Sulfur Jet Fuel. Christopher K. Gilmore, Steven R. H. Barrett, Steve H. L. Yim, Lee T. Murray, Stephen R. Kuhn, Amos P. K. Tai, Robert M. Yantosca, Daewon W. Byun, Fong Ngan, Xiangshang Li, Jonathan I. Levy, Akshay Ashok, Jamin Koo, Hsin Min Wong, Olivier Dessens, Sathya Balasubramanian, Gregg G. Fleming, Matthew N. Pearlson, Christoph Wollersheim, Robert Malina,, Sarav Arunachalam, Francis S. Binkowski, Eric M. Leibensperger, Daniel J. Jacob, James I. Hileman, Ian A. Waitz. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2011-006 Download

• Comparison of PM Emissions from a Commercial Jet Engine burning Conventional, Biomass, and Fischer-Tropsch Fuels, Lobo, P., Hagen, D.E., and Whitefield, P.D., Environmental Science and Technology (2011), Vol. 45, No. 24, 10744-10749

• Combustion Products of Petroleum Jet Fuel, a Fischer-Tropsch Fuel, and a Biomass Fatty Acid Ester Fuel for a Gas Turbine Engine, Timko, M. T.; Herndon, S. C.; de la Rosa Blanco, E.; Wood, E. C.; Yu, Z.; Miake-Lye, R. C.; Knighton, W. B.; Shafer, L.; DeWitt, M.; Corporan, E., Combustion Science and Technology (2011), Vol.183, 1039–1068

• Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Alternative Jet Fuels (Version 1.2). Russell W. Stratton, Hsin Min Wong, James I. Hileman. June 2010. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2010-001 Download

• Near-Term Feasibility of Alternative Jet Fuels. James I. Hileman, David S. Ortiz, James T. Bartis, Hsin Min Wong, Pearl E. Donohoo, Malcolm A. Weiss, Ian A. Waitz. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2009-001. October 2009. Download

• U.S. Fuel Trends Analysis. Presented at the Fourth Meeting of the Group on International Aviation and Climate Change (GIACC/4-I/P12), 25-27 May 2009, Montréal, Canada.

Emissions

• Hsu HH, Adamkiewicz G, Houseman EA, Zarubiak D, Spengler JD, Levy JI. Contributions of aircraft arrivals and departures to ultrafine particle counts near Los Angeles International Airport. Sci Tot Environ 444: 347-355 (2013) Download

• Diez DM, Dominici F, Zarubiak D, Levy JI. Statistical approaches for identifying air pollutant mixtures associated with aircraft departures at Los Angeles International Airport. Environ Sci Technol 46: 8229−8235 (2012)

Impact of Alternative Fuels on Emissions Characteristics of a Gas Turbine Engine – Part 1: Gaseous and Particulate Matter Emissions. Lobo, P., Rye, L., Williams, P. I., Christie, S., Uryga-Bugajska, I., Wilson, C. W., Hagen, D. E., Whitefield, P. D., Blakey, S., Coe, H., Raper, D., and Pourkashanian, M., Environmental Science and Technology (2012), Vol. 46, No. 19, 10805-10811.

• Impact of Alternative Fuels on Emissions Characteristics of a Gas Turbine Engine – Part 2: Volatile and Semi-volatile Particulate Matter Emissions. Williams, P. I., Allan, J.D., Lobo, P., Coe, H., Christie, S., Wilson, C., Hagen, D., Whitefield, P., Raper, D., and Rye, L., Environmental Science and Technology (2012), Vol. 46, No. 19, 10812-10819.

• Inadequacy of Optical Smoke Measurements for Characterisation of Non-Light Absorbing Particulate Matter Emissions from Gas Turbine Engines. Rye, L., Lobo, P., Williams, P. I., Uryga-Bugajska, I., Christie, S., Wilson, C., Hagen, D., Whitefield, P., Blakey, S., Coe, H., Raper, D., and Pourkashanian, M., Combustion Science and Technology (2012), Vol., 184, No. 12, 2068-2083.

• Measurement and analysis of Aircraft Engine PM Emissions downwind of an active runway at the Oakland International Airport Lobo, P., Hagen, D.E., and Whitefield, P.D., 2012, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 61, 114-123.

• CO2 Emission Metrics for Commercial Aircraft Certification: A National Airspace System Perspective. Jose Bernardo, Bryan Boling, Philippe A. Bonnefoy, Graham Burdette, R. John Hansman, Michelle Kirby, Dongwook Lim, Dimitri Mavris, Aleksandra Mozdzanowska, Taewoo Nam, Holger Pfaender, Ian A. Waitz, Brian Yutko. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2012-002

• Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis of Ultra Low Sulfur Jet Fuel. Christopher K. Gilmore, Steven R. H. Barrett, Steve H. L. Yim, Lee T. Murray, Stephen R. Kuhn, Amos P. K. Tai, Robert M. Yantosca, Daewon W. Byun, Fong Ngan, Xiangshang Li, Jonathan I. Levy, Akshay Ashok, Jamin Koo, Hsin Min Wong, Olivier Dessens, Sathya Balasubramanian, Gregg G. Fleming, Matthew N. Pearlson, Christoph Wollersheim, Robert Malina,, Sarav Arunachalam, Francis S. Binkowski, Eric M. Leibensperger, Daniel J. Jacob, James I. Hileman, Ian A. Waitz. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2011-006 Download

• The Relationship Between Aviation Activities and Ultrafine Particulate Matter Concentrations near a Mid-Sized Airport. Atmospheric Environment. Hsu, H.-H., Adamkiewicz, G., Houseman, E.A., Vallarino, J., Melly, S.J., Wayson, R.L., Spengler, J.D., Levy, J.I

• Comparison of PM Emissions from a Commercial Jet Engine burning Conventional, Biomass, and Fischer-Tropsch Fuels. Lobo, P., Hagen, D.E., and Whitefield, P.D., Environmental Science and Technology (2011), Vol. 45, No. 24, 10744-10749

Combustion Products of Petroleum Jet Fuel, a Fischer-Tropsch Fuel, and a Biomass Fatty Acid Ester Fuel for a Gas Turbine Engine. Timko, M. T.; Herndon, S. C.; de la Rosa Blanco, E.; Wood, E. C.; Yu, Z.; Miake-Lye, R. C.; Knighton, W. B.; Shafer, L.; DeWitt, M.; Corporan, E., Combustion Science and Technology (2011), Vol.183, 1039–1068

• Assessment of CO2 Emission Metrics for a Commercial Aircraft Certification Requirement. Philippe A. Bonnefoy, Graham Burdette, Thomas Carroll, R. John Hansman, James Hileman, Steven Isley, Michelle Kirby, Dongwook Lim, Dimitri Mavris, Aleksandra Mozdzanowska, Taewoo Nam, Sheldon Smith, Robert Taylor, Ian A. Waitz, Robert Willett, J. Scott Wilson, Brian Yutko.Report No. PARTNER-COE-2011-002. December 2010. Download

• Current and Future Particulate-Matter-Related Mortality Risks in the United States from Aviation Emissions During Landing and Takeoff. Risk Analysis. Levy, J. I., Woody, M., Baek, B. H., Shankar, U. and Arunachalam, S. (2011),. doi: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2011.01660.x

• SAE E31 Methodology Development and Associated PM Emissions Characteristics of Aircraft APUs burning Conventional and Alternative Aviation Fuels. Prem Lobo, Philip D. Whitefield, Donald E. Hagen, Lucas J. Rye, Simon Blakey, Christopher W. Wilson, Paul I. Williams, Simon Christie, David Raper, Ilona Uryga-Bugajska, Mohamed Pourkashanian. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2011-005. July 2011.

• Use of Isotopic Measurement and Analysis Approach to Uniquely Relate Aircraft Emissions to Changes in Ambient Air Quality. Mark H. Thiemens. June 2011. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2011-003.

• The Impact of Climate Policy on US Aviation. Niven Winchester, Christoph Wollersheim, Regina Clewlow, Nicolas C. Jost, Sergey Paltsev, John M. Reilly, Ian A. Waitz. May 2011. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2011-001.

• Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Alternative Jet Fuels (Version 1.2). Russell W. Stratton, Hsin Min Wong, James I. Hileman. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2010-001. June 2010.

• Aircraft Impacts on Local and Regional Air Quality in the United States. Gayle Ratliff, Christopher Sequeira, Ian Waitz, Melissa Ohsfeldt, Theodore Thrasher, Michael Graham, Terence Thompson. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2009-002. October 2009.

• High-Priority Compounds Associated with Aircraft Emissions: PARTNER Project 11 final report on subtask: Health Risk Prioritization of Aircraft Emissions Related Air Pollutants. Jonathan Levy, Hsiao-Hsien Hsu, Steven Melly. October 2008. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2008-008

• Climate Impacts of Aviation: PARTNER Project 12 final report on subtask: Large Eddy Simulations of Contrails. Sanjiva K. Lele, Richard C. Miake-Lye, September 2008. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2008-007

• Delta – Atlanta Hartsfield (UNA-UNA) Study. Prem Lobo, Philip D. Whitefield, Donald E. Hagen, Max B. Trueblood, Nathan L. Mundis, Ian P. Magdits, Scott C. Herndon, Tim Onasch, John T. Jayne, Richard C. Miake-Lye, Wynn L. Eberhard, Roger Wayson. February 2008. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2008-002

Noise

• Open Rotor Noise Impact on Airport Communities. Dimitri Mavris, Jimmy Tai, Russell Young, Ben Havrilesko. July 2011, Report No. PARTNER-COE-2011-007.

Assessment of Windows on Noise Intrusion, Energy Efficiency, and Indoor Air Quality for Residential Buildings near Airports. Kai Ming Li, J Stuart Bolton, Qingyan Chen.  June 2012. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2012-004.

• Design for a U.S. Field Study in the Effects of Aircraft Noise on Sleep. Mathias Basner, Report No. PARTNER-COE-2012-003.

• Aircraft Noise Characteristics and Metrics. Shashikant Ramdas More. July 2011. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2011-004.

• A Review of the Literature Related to Potential Heath Effects of Aircraft Noise. Hales Swift. July 2010. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2010-003

• Sonic Boom and Subsonic Aircraft Noise Outdoor Simulation Design Study. Victor W. Sparrow, Steven L. Garrett.  May 2010. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2010-002

• Passive Sound Insulation: PARTNER Project 1.5 Report. Daniel H. Robinson, Robert J. Bernhard, Luc G. Mongeau. January 2008. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2008-003.

• Vibration and Rattle Mitigation: PARTNER Project 1.6 Report. Daniel H. Robinson, Robert J. Bernhard, Luc G. Mongeau. January 2008. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2008-004.

• Land Use Management and Airport Controls: Trends and indicators of incompatible land use. Kai Ming Li, Gary Eiff, John Laffitte, Dwayne McDaniel. December 2007. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2008-001.

• Low Frequency Noise Study. Kathleen Hodgdon, Anthony Atchley, Robert Bernhard. April 2007. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2007-001.

Operations

• The effects of rerouting aircraft around the Arctic Circle on Arctic and global climate. Jacobson, M.Z., J.T. Wilkerson, S. Balasubramanian, W.W. Cooper, Jr., N. Mohleji,, Climatic Change, doi:10.1007/s10584-012-0462-0, 2012.

• Final Findings on the Development and Evaluation of an En-Route Fuel Optimal Conflict Resolution Algorithm to Support Strategic Decision-Making. John-Paul Clarke, Karen Feigh, Atr Dutta, Brian Lee, Sarah Milway, Clayton Tino. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2012-001.  January 2012.

• Land Use Management and Airport Controls: A further study of trends and indicators of incompatible land use. Kai Ming Li, Gary Eiff. September 2008. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2008-006

• En Route Traffic Optimization to Reduce Environmental Impact: PARTNER Project 5 Report. John-Paul Clarke, Marcus Lowther, Liling Ren, WIlliam Singhose, Senay Solak, Adan Vela, Lawrence Wong. July 2008. Report no. PARTNER-COE-2008-005

• Assessment of the impact of reduced vertical separation on aircraft-related fuel burn and emissions for the domestic United States. Andrew Malwitz, Timothy Yoder, Sathya Balasubramanian, Gregg Fleming, Ian Waitz. November 2007. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2007-002.

• Development, design, and flight test evaluation of a continuous descent approach procedure for nighttime operation at Louisville International Airport. John-Paul Clarke, et al. January 9, 2006. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2005-02.

• Assessment of the effects of operational procedures and derated thrust on American Airlines B777 emissions from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports. Daniel King, Ian Waitz. July 21, 2005. (Report No. PARTNER-COE-2005-001)

Interdependencies and policy assessment

• The Impact of Climate Policy on US Aviation. Niven Winchester, Christoph Wollersheim, Regina Clewlow, Nicolas C. Jost, Sergey Paltsev, John M. Reilly, Ian A. Waitz.  May 2011. Report No. PARTNER-COE-2011-001.

• Report to the United States Congress: Aviation and the Environment. Ian Waitz, Jessica Townsend, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Edward Greitzer, Jack Kerrebrock.

General

• Assessing Current Scientific Knowledge, Uncertainties and Gaps in Quantifying Climate Change, Noise and Air Quality Aviation Impacts. Final Report of the International Civil Aviation Organization Committee on Aviation and Environmental Protection Workshop. L. Q. Maurice and D. S. Lee, editors.

• Enabling the Internal Organization to Support Lateral Alignment Across Stakeholders: A Case Study of the Office of Environment and Energy, Federal Aviation Administration. Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld et al. October 2006. (Report No. PARTNER-COE-2006-005)

• Workshop on the Impacts of Aviation on Climate Change: A report on findings and recommendations, June 7-9, 2006, Cambridge, MA. Donald Wuebbles, et al. August, 2006. (Report No. PARTNER-COE-2006-04)

• Advancing the understanding of aviation’s global impact. R.C. Miake-Lye. November 2005. (Report No. PARTNER-COE-2005-003) Download


Aviation Environmental Portfolio Management Tool Development Documents

APMT is an element of PARTNER Project 3, Valuation and Trade-Offs of Policy Options.

• Architecture Study for the Aviation Environmental Portfolio Management Tool. Ian Waitz, et al. June 2006. (Report No. PARTNER-COE-2006-002)

• Prototype Work Plan for the Aviation Environmental Portfolio Management Tool. Ian Waitz, et al. June 2006. (Report No. PARTNER-COE-2006-003)Download

• Requirements Document for the Aviation Environmental Portfolio Management Tool. Ian Waitz, et al. June 2006. (Report No. PARTNER-COE-2006-001) Download