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An AIM philosophy is to make its research as transparent and easily-accessible as possible in the hope this will stimulate discussion, promote informed debate and encourage collaboration. In this spirit, many AIM publications can be downloaded from this page by any interested party, but copyright is retained. Please reference any mention of this work appropriately, and please contact us if you have any questions, comments or ideas for collaboration.

 

AIM and ACCLAIM Introductory Documents

  • AIM Brochure - Two page executive summary introducing the project. [AIM Brochure]
  • AIM Introductory Paper - A 10 page conference paper introducing the project and its scope. [AIM Intro Paper]
  • 2013 Lecture on AIM - A lecture given as part of the University of Toronto's Sustainable Aviation course, describing more recent developments and case studies. [Presentation]

AIM and ACCLAIM Journal Papers

  • "Costs of mitigating CO2 emissions from passenger aircraft", Schäfer A., Evans, A., Reynolds T., Dray L., 2015. Nature Climate Change, accepted [Link]
  • "Impact assessment of aviation emissions reduction through implementation of composite materials", Timmis A., Hodzic A., Koh L. Bonner M., Schäfer A., Dray L., 2015. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 20(2), 233-243. [Link]
  • "Comparing the impact of Future Airline Network Change on Emissions in India and the United States", Evans A., 2014. Transportation Research Part D, 32, 373-386. [Link]
  • "Air Transportation and the Environment", Schäfer A., Waitz I.A., 2014. Transport Policy, 34, 1-4. [Link]
  • "Simulating Airline Operational Responses to Airport Capacity Constraints", Evans A., Schäfer A., 2014. Transport Policy, 34, 5-13. [Link]
  • "Aviation and Climate Change", Dessens O., Köhler M.O., Rogers H. L., Jones R.L., Pyle J.A., 2014. Transport Policy, 34, 14-20. [Link]
  • "Time Constants in Aviation Infrastructure", Dray L., 2014. Transport Policy, 34, 29-35. [Link]
  • "The potential of future aircraft technology for noise and pollutant emissions reduction", Graham W.R., Hall C., Vera Morales M., 2014. Transport Policy, 34, 36-51. [Link]
  • "Air Traffic Management Performance Assessment Using Flight Inefficiency Metrics", Reynolds T.G., 2014. Transport Policy, 34, 63-74. [Link]
  • "Airline fleet replacement funded by a carbon tax: an integrated assessment", Dray L., Evans A., Reynolds T.G., Schäfer A., Vera-Morales M., Bosbach W., 2014. Transport Policy, 34, 75-84. [Link]
  • "Climate-neutrality versus carbon-neutrality for aviation biofuel policy", P. Krammer, L. Dray & M. Köhler, 2013. Transportation Research Part D, 23, 64-72. [Link]
  • "The Rebound Effect in the Aviation Sector", A. Evans & A. Schäfer, 2013. Energy Economics, 6, 158–165. [Link]
  • "An analysis of the impact of aircraft lifecycles on aviation emissions mitigation policies", L. Dray, 2013. Journal of Air Transport Management, 28, 62-69. [Link]
  • "Technology Limits to Reducing Transport Sector Greenhouse Gas Emissions", L. Dray, A. Schäfer & M. Ben-Akiva, 2012. Environmental Science and Technology, 46(9), 4734-4741. [Link]
  • "The Impact of Airport Capacity Constraints on Future Growth in the US Air Transportation System", A. Evans & A. Schäfer, 2011. Journal of Air Transport Management, 17, 288-295. [Link]
  • "Global mortality attributable to aircraft cruise emissions", S. R. H. Barrett, R. E. Britter and I. A. Waitz, 2010. Environmental Science & Technology, 44(19), 7736-7742. [Link]
  • "Modelling Performance and Emissions from Aircraft for the Aviation Integrated Modelling Project", Vera-Morales M., Hall, C., 2010. Journal of Aircraft, 47(3), 812-819. [Paper]
  • "Mitigating Aviation Carbon Dioxide Emissions: An Analysis for Europe", Lynnette Dray, Antony Evans, Tom Reynolds & Andreas Schäfer, Transportation Research Record, 2177, 17-26. [Paper]
  • "Development of Algorithms and Approximations for Rapid Operational Air Quality Modelling", S. R. H. Barrett & R. E. Britter, 2008, Atmospheric Environment 42, 8105-8111. [Paper]
  • "Algorithms and analytical solutions for rapidly approximating long-term dispersion from line and area sources", S. R. H. Barrett & R. E. Britter, 2009, Atmospheric Environment 43, 3249-3258. [Paper]

AIM and ACCLAIM Conference Papers

  • "The Impact of Economic Emissions Mitigation Measures on Global Aircraft Emissions", Lynnette Dray, Antony Evans & Andreas Schäfer, 10th Aviation Technology, Integration and Operations (ATIO) Conference, Fort Worth, 13-15 September 2010. [Paper] [Presentation]
  • "An Analysis of the Impact of Aircraft Lifecycles on Aviation Emissions Mitigation Policies", Lynnette Dray, 14th ATRS World Conference, Porto, Portugal, 6-9 July 2010. [Presentation]
  • "Mitigating Aviation Carbon Dioxide Emissions: An Analysis for Europe", Lynnette Dray, Antony Evans, Tom G. Reynolds & Andreas Schäfer, 89th Transportation Research Board Conference, Washington DC, 10-14 January 2010. [Presentation]
  • "A Comparison of Aviation Greenhouse Gas Emission Policies for Europe", Lynnette Dray, Antony Evans, Tom G. Reynolds & Andreas Schäfer, 9th AIAA Aviation technology, Integrations and Operations Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, 21-23 September 2009. Based on work carried out for the UK Climate Change Committee. [Paper] [Presentation]
  • "Simulating Flight Routing Network Responses to Airport Capacity Constraints in the US", Antony Evans & Andreas Schäfer, 9th AIAA Aviation technology, Integrations and Operations Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, 21-23 September 2009 [Paper] [Presentation]
  • "Development of Flight Inefficiency Metrics for Environmental Performance Assessment of ATM", Tom G. Reynolds, 8th USA.Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar, Napa, CA, 29 June - 2 July 2009. Winner of the Best Environment Paper award. [Paper] [Presentation]
  • "Air Transport Within An Emissions Trading Regime: A Network-based Analysis of the United States and India", Lynnette Dray, Antony Evans, Tom Reynolds, Helen Rogers, Andreas Schäfer & María Vera-Morales, 88th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 11-15 January 2009. [Paper]
  • "Modelling Performance and Emissions from Aircraft for the Aviation Integrated Modelling Project", María Vera-Morales & C. A. Hall, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, Florida, 5-8 January 2009. [Paper] [Presentation]
  • "Comparison of Optimal Airline Network Routing to Operations in the United States", Antony D. Evans, 41st Annual Universities' Transport Study Group (UTSG) Conference, London, 5-7 January 2009. [Paper] [Presentation] [Conference website]
  • "Network and Environmental Impacts of Passenger and Airline Response to Cost and Delay", Lynnette M. Dray, Antony Evans, María Vera-Morales, Tom G. Reynolds & Andreas Schäfer, 8th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration and Operations Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, 14-19 September 2008. [Paper] [Presentation] [Conference website]
  • "Modelling Airline Network Routing and Scheduling under Airport Capacity Constraints", Antony D. Evans, Andreas Schäfer & Lynnette Dray, 8th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration and Operations Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, 14-19 September 2008. [Paper] [Presentation] [Conference website]
  • "Analysis of Lateral Flight Inefficiency in Global Air Traffic Management", Tom G. Reynolds, 8th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration and Operations Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, 14-19 September 2008. [Paper] [Presentation] [Conference website]
  • "Rapid Modelling of Airport Delay", Antony Evans, 12th Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) World Conference, Athens, Greece, 6-10 July 2008. [Paper] [Conference Website]
  • "The Emergence of Multi-Airport Systems", Pablo Bolgeri (Politecnico di Milano), Lynnette Dray, Antony Evans & Andreas Schäfer, 12th Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) World Conference, Athens, Greece, 6-10 July 2008. [Paper] [Conference Website]
  • "Modelling Environmental & Economic Impacts of Aviation: Introducing the Aviation Integrated Modelling Project", Tom Reynolds, Steven Barrett, Lynnette Dray, Antony Evans, Marcus Köhler, Maria Vera-Morales, Andreas Schäfer, Zia Wadud, Rex Britter, Henry Hallam & Richard Hunsley, 7th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration and Operations Conference, Belfast, UK, 18-20 September 2007. [Paper: duplicate of Intro paper above] [Presentation] [Conference Website]
  • "A Simple Approach for Rapid Operational Air Quality Modelling at Airports", Steven Barrett and Rex Britter, 11th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes, Cambridge, UK, 2-5 July 2007. [Paper] [Conference Website]

AIM and ACCLAIM Presentations

  • "Fleet-Level Assessments and System-Wide Environmental Impacts", Tony Evans, University of Toronto Institute for Sustainable Aviation Lecture, Toronto, 7th March 2013. [Presentation]
  • "Understanding Aviation Emissions on the Global Level", Lynnette Dray, IMechE Sustainability Seminar, Rotherham, 24th April 2012. [Presentation]
  • "Modelling Sustainable Aviation with AIM", Lynnette Dray, KAIST EEWS International Workshop, Daejeon, 7th October 2010. [Presentation]
  • "How are Airlines Likely to Respond to Congestion?", Tony Evans, MIT-Portugal AirNets Workshop, Lisbon, 27th April 2010. [Presentation]
  • "Opportunities for Reducing Aviation-Related GHG Emissions: A Systems Analysis for Europe", Lynnette Dray, Eco-Aerovision Symposium, San Diego, CA, 3 March 2010. [Presentation]
  • "EU Emissions Trading - Adding Aviation", Lynnette Dray, TAROM Emissions Trading Workshop, Bucharest, Romania, 28 July 2009. [Presentation]
  • "Future Scenarios for Aviation: Modelling the Effect of Emissions Trading", Lynnette Dray, TAROM Emissions Trading Workshop, Bucharest, Romania, 29 July 2009. [Presentation]
  • "Aviation Integrated Modelling Project", Antony Evans & Lynnette Dray, ANCAT/MITG12 Meeting, The Hague, Netherlands, 19 May 2009. [Presentation]
  • "Environmental Outlook", Andreas Schäfer, Aerospace 2009: Facing up to the Future, Royal Aeronautical Society, London, UK, 21-23 April 2009. [Presentation]
  • "Fuel Cycle Perspectives of Aviation Fuels", María Vera-Morales & Andreas Schäfer, SWAFEA alternative fuels meeting, April 2009. [presentation]
  • "Using the Aviation Integrated Model for Policy Assessment", Tom G. Reynolds, UC Davis Revolution in Aviation Symposium, Palm Springs, CA, USA, 2 March 2009. [Presentation] [Conference Website]
  • "Alternative Fuels for Aviation: Drivers, Opportunities, and Constraints", Andreas Schäfer, opening speech, International Conference on Alternative Aviation Fuels, Royal Aeronautical Society, London, November 24-26, 2008.
  • "Aviation and Its Environmental Effects", Tom G. Reynolds, Aviation, the Environment and Emissions Trading Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 19-20 November 2008. [Presentation]
  • "Modelling the Future Environmental Impact of Aviation", Antony D. Evans, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA, 12-15 October 2008. [Presentation]
  • "Environmental Costs of Aviation: Review of Literature", Zia Wadud, Omega Environmental Costs of Air Transport Workshop, Cambridge, UK, 10 October 2008. [Presentation]
  • "ATM's Role in Improving Environmental Performance", Tom G. Reynolds, Omega Aviation Sustainability Short Course: Unlocking Greener Aviation, Cranfield University, UK, 17-19 June 2008. [Presentation]
  • "Environmental Challenges for Aviation: An Overview", Tom G. Reynolds, Low Cost Air Transport Summit, London, UK, 11-12 June 2008. [Presentation]
  • "Incorporating New Technologies into the Aviation Integrated Modeling Project", Maria Vera Morales, UTIAS-MITACS International Workshop on Aviation and Climate Change, Toronto, Canada, 29-30 May 2008. [Presentation]
  • "Overview of the Institute for Aviation and the Environment & Aviation Integrated Modelling Project", Tom G. Reynolds, PARTNER Advisory Board Meeting, Transport Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 25-26 March 2008. [Presentation]
  • "Modelling Environmental & Economic Impacts of Aviation: Introducing the Aviation Integrated Modelling Project", Lynnette Dray & Antony Evans, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Department of Aerospace Engineering Seminar, Mumbai, India, 26 October 2007. [Presentation]

Omega Studies with AIM Involvement

  • "Opportunities for Reducing Aviation-Related GHG Emissions: A Systems Analysis for Europe", L. M. Dray, A. Evans, T.Reynolds, A. Schäfer & M. Vera-Morales, 2009. [Final Report]
  • "Environmental Effects of Aircraft Operations and Airspace Charging Regimes", D. Gillingwater, L. Budd, R. Caves & T. Reynolds, 2009. [Final Report on the Omega website]
  • "Climate-Related Air Traffic Management", T. Reynolds, D. Gillingwater, R. Caves & L. Budd, 2009. [Final Report on the Omega website]
  • "Sustainable Fuels for Aviation", C. Wilson et al., 2009. [Final Report on the Omega Website]
  • "Environmental Aspects of Fleet Turnover, Retirement and Life Cycle", P. Morrell & L. Dray, 2009. [Final Report]
  • "A Systematic Review of Literature on the Valuation of Local Environmental Externalities of Aviation", Z. Wadud, 2009. [Final Report on the Omega Website]

AIM PhD Theses

  • Steven R. H. Barrett, The Air Quality Impacts of Aviation, October 2009, University of Cambridge.
  • Antony D. Evans, Simulating Airline Operational Responses to Environmental Constraints, June 2010, University of Cambridge. [Thesis]

AIM Student Projects

  • Philip Krammer, Evaluation of non-CO2 impacts from widespread use of aviation biofuels, Cambridge University Centre for Sustainable Development MPhil thesis, August 2011. [Thesis]
  • Wolfram Bosbach, Airline Fleet Acquisition Decisions in the Global Market for Commercial Aircraft, TU Munich Graduate Thesis, March 2011. [Thesis]