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Figure 3-23: Persistent contrail coverage (in % area cover) based on meteorological analysis data and on fuel emission database for 2050 (Fa1 fuel consumption scenario for 2050), assuming linear dependence on fuel consumption and overall efficiency of propulsion h of 0.5; global mean cover is 0.5%. Compare with Figure 3-16 (from Gierens et al., 1998).

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