Centre for Aviation Transport and the Environment
CATE is an internationally-recognised centre of expertise concerned with the environmental impacts arising from transport and mobility.
Research is conducted for governmental, UN Agency and industry customers on issues as diverse as: emissions measurements and modelling; modelling of global climate impacts; biofuels; airport environmental capacity and its management, community noise disturbance, carbon management and climate change adaptation strategies.
Staff at the centre have been called upon to advise the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UK Government, the European Commission, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the World Meteorological Organization, the United Nations Environment Programme, the Airports Council International, the UK Committee on Climate Change and others.
CATE also provides training to industry and government bodies across the World and runs undergraduate and post graduate courses in the field of aviation environmental management and the sustainability of air transport.