black carbon


 

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Definition: 

A distinct type of carbonaceous material, formed only in flames during combustion of carbon-based fuels; physical properties: absorbs visible light; vaporization termperature near 4000K; insoluble in water. (Source: IMO/Bond et al.)

Other relations

  • International transport (UNFCCC)
Broader
emission
Related
Synonyms
  • navigation emission
  • aviation emission

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