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Investigation of Correlation between Aircraft Interior Noise Levels and Residential Building Construction Details New England NoiseCon 2016
Providence, RI
June 13-15, 2016
 J. Eric Cox

Role of Airports in NextGen Implementation

Florida Airports Council Webinar
June 2016

Mary Ellen Eagan

What's the noise about noise?

ACI-NA
Marketing and Communications Conference
Nashville, TN
November 2015

Mary Ellen Eagan

The Business Case for Airport Renewable Energy Projects: Why Airports are Uniquely Suited for Renewable Energy Investments (Presentation) and (Paper)

Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo
Las Vegas, NV
December 9, 2015

Stephen B. Barrett, LEED AP

Social License to Operate
ACI-NA Annual Conference and Environmental Affairs Seminar
Long Beach, CA
October 4, 2015

 Mary Ellen Eagan

ACRP 02-47: Assessing Aircraft Noise Conditions Affecting Student Achievement – Case Studies

 

inter.noise 2015
San Francisco, CA
August 2015

Mary Ellen Eagan

Kingston Massachusetts Wind Independence Turbine Acoustical Study   

inter.noise 2015
August 2015
San Francisco, CA

J. Eric Cox
Christopher Menge 

Exploring the Relationships Between Percent Highly Annoyed and Residents' Judgements About the Airport,
(Presentation) and (Paper

inter.noise 2015
August 2015
San Francisco, CA 

Nicholas P. Miller

Ownership Structures and the Implications for Developing Airport Solar Projects in the USA   

Journal of Airport Management
VOL. 9, NO.3, 248-263
Summer 2015 

Stephen Barrett, LEED AP

ACRP Report 108: Guidebook for Energy Facilities Compatibility with Airports and Airspace   

ACRP Webinar 
April 29, 2015

Stephen Barrett, LEED AP

Renewable Energy and Airports: An Overview

The 30th Annual UC Symposium on Aviation Noise & Air Quality
March 3, 2015
Palm Springs, CA
 

Eugene Reindel

Engineered Uses of Available Resources   

AAAE/ACI Airport Planning Design & 
Construction Symposium
February 18, 2015
Denver, CO

Stephen Barrett, LEED AP

FAA and ICAO - How do they coexist?
(3.2 mb)

AAAE/ACI Airport Planning Design &
Construction Symposium
February 18, 2015
Denver, CO

Mary Ellen Eagan

Acoustical Design of an Enclosure to Mitigate Wheel Squeal Noise at the WMATA West Falls Church Yard
(3.9 mb)

TRB 94th Annual Meeting
January 13, 2015
Washington, DC

Timothy M. Johnson

2014  

Energy Technologies' compatibility with airports and airspace: Guidance for aviation and energy planners (103 kb)

Journal of Airport Management
VOL. 8, NO. 4, 318–326
Autumn/Fall 2014


Stephen Barrett, LEED AP

Implementation of Performance Based Navigation:Case Studies (1.6 mb)

ACI World Environment Standing Committee
December 2014
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Mary Ellen Eagan, HMMH
Andy Knowles, Anderson Acoustics

The Compatibility of Renewable Energy with Airports and Airspace (3 mb)

ICAO - Fuelling Aviation with Green Technology
September 2014
Montréal, Canada

Stephen Barrett, LEED AP

Mitigating Noise at Rail Transit Maintenance and Layover Facilities by the Use of Enclosures (2 mb)

TRB ADC40 Summer Meeting
July 2014
Portsmouth, NH

Timothy Johnson

New Research on Community Reaction to Aircraft Noise in the United States (500 kb)

The 11th International Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem
June 2014
Nara, Japan

Nicholas P. Miller

Massachusetts Wind and Noise Technical Advisory Group – Status Report (1 mb)

Acoustical Society of America Spring Meeting
May 2014
Providence, RI

Christopher Menge
Robert O'Neal

New Guidance for Solar Projects at Airports (1.8 mb)

AAAE Annual Conference
May 2014
San Antonio, TX

Stephen Barrett, LEED AP

TRB Introduction to Aviation Opportunities (2 mb)

ACI Environmental Affairs Conference April 2014
Baltimore, MD

Mary Ellen Eagan

Health Impacts of Aircraft Noise and Emissions (6 mb) UC-Davis Noise and Air Quality Symposium
February 2014
Palm Springs, CA 

Mary Ellen Eagan

2013

Community Relations Part 2: Does This Really Reduce Noise? (1.8 mb)

FAC Specialty Conference
November 7, 2013
Orlando, FL

Sheila Dugan, NMA
Florence Straugh, FXE
Ted Baldwin, HMMH

Soundscapes A Sustainability Approach to Transportation Noise Management (8 mb)

TR News 288
© National Academy of Sciences, posted with permission of TRB

Kenneth D. Polcak, Maryland State Highway Administration
Nicholas P. Miller 

Noise Assessment for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Central Business District (CBD) Rail Replacement/Enhancement Project (7.5 mb)

APTA Track and Noise/Vibration Technical Forum
October 2013
Dallas, TX

David A. Towers

Understanding Soundscapes, Publish Paper

Buildings 2013 — Open Access Journal
October 2013 

Nicholas P. Miller

Acoustical Testing Protocols Case Study George Bush Intercontinental Airport (1.6 mb)

Airport Noise Mitigation Symposium
October 2013
Reno, NV 

Eugene Reindel

Implementing Performance Based Navigation Procedures at US Airports: Improving Community Noise Exposure, Presentation (1 mb) or Paper (1 mb)

Inter•Noise 2013
September 2013
Innsbruck, Austria

Mary Ellen Eagan

Transportation Research BoardCommittee on Environmental Impacts of Aviation (AV030): Critical Issues in Aviation and the Environment (1 mb) ACI-NA Environmental Affairs Conference
September 2013
San Jose, CA
Mary Ellen Eagan

Evaluating success of diamond grinding to attain project noise reduction goal via system-wide OBSI study, Presentation (1 mb) or Paper (1 mb)

Noise-Con 2013
August 2013
Denver, CO

Eric J. Cox
Christopher W. Menge

Understanding Quiet Areas: Identifying, Improving & Preserving Them, Presentation (2 mb) or Paper (170 kb)

Noise-Con 2013
August 2013
Denver, CO

Nicholas P. Miller

Noise and Vibration Measurements
for the DCTA Stadler DMU
 (2.5 mb)

TRB ADC40 Summer Meeting
July 2013
Santa Fe, NM

David A. Towers

Evaluating success of diamond grinding to attain project noise reduction goal via system-wide OBSI study (1 mb)

TRB ADC40 Summer Meeting
July 2013
Santa Fe, NM

Eric J. Cox
Christopher W. Menge

Noise Assessment Methodologies for Highway/Transit Projects: Overview and Case Studies (5 mb)

TRB ADC40 Summer Meeting
July 2013
Santa Fe, NM

Ruth A. Mazur
Jason C. Ross 

Environmental Review of Next Gen Implementation (5 mb)

Washington Airport Management Association Annual Conference
May 2013
Orcas Island, WA

Mary Ellen Eagan, HMMH
Alisa Swank, CH2M HILL 

Renewable Energy at Airports - It's all about green (5 mb)

AAAE Annual Conference
May 2013
Reno, NV
Stephen B. Barrett

There’s an app for that! Tools and technology for addressing aircraft noise issues (3 mb)

ACI Environmental Affairs Conference
May 2013
Halifax, NS
Mary Ellen Eagan

Updates to the FRA High-Speed Ground Transportation Noise and Vibration (1.6 mb)

TRB 92nd Annual Meeting
January 2013
Washington, DC
Jason C. Ross
2012

NextGen and Airspace Design: How Should Airports Play? (4.4 mb)

ACI Environmental Affairs and Ops Tech Annual Conference
September 2012
Calgary, AB
Mary Ellen Eagan

The importance of vehicle throttle setting information for rail transit noise impact assessments (1 mb)

Inter•Noise 2012
August 2012
New York, NY
Timothy M. Johnson
David A. Towers 

CTIM Wayside Noise Study for Virginia Quiet Pavement Pilot Project (2.4 mb)

Inter•Noise 2012
August 2012
New York, NY
J. Eric Cox
Christopher W. Menge
James Ferguson III 

What is Mentoring? (40 kb)

Inter•Noise 2012
August 2012
New York, NY
Nicholas P. Miller

Examining an empirical relationship between Lnight and the probability of awakening (1 mb)

Inter•Noise 2012
August 2012
New York, NY
Nicholas P. Miller

Municipal Wind Turbine Community Complaints and Noise Measurement Evaluation - Poster (3 mb)

WINDPOWER Conference
June 2012
Atlanta,GA

Phil M. DeVita
Stephen Barrett

Technical Guidance for Evaluating Selected Solar Technologies on Airports (the Solar Guide) (4.6 mb)

Air & Waste Management Associations Conference
June 2012
San Antonio,TX
Phil M. DeVita

Multi-level Noise Analysis for an Airport Expansion Project (600 kb)

Air & Waste Management Associations Conference
June 2012
San Antonio,TX
Robert C. Mentzer

Developing Energy Project Guidance for the Aviation Industry: The FAA’s Solar Guide and ACRP’s Synthesis Report (2.8 mb)

ACC/AAAE Airport Planning Design & Construction Symposium
February 29-March 2, 2012
Denver, CO 
Stephen B. Barrett, LEED AP

The Solar Guide (5 mb)

AAAE Energy Forum
February 2012
West Palm Beach, FL
Stephen B. Barrett, LEED AP

Wind Energy and Airports: Can They Be Compatible? (3.8 mb)

AAAE Energy Forum
February 2012
West Palm Beach, FL
Stephen B. Barrett, LEED AP
2011

Reflections from Highway Noise Barriers and Use of Absorptive Materials in the U.S.: Why Small Increases in Noise Levels may Deserve Serious Consideration, Presentation (6 mb) or Published Paper

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2233, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2011, pp. 161-166. Christopher W. Menge

Port Columbus, Ohio, International Airport Southwest Noise Berm-Wall Project: Comparison of General Prediction Method and ISO 9613-2 Computations, Published Paper

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2233, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2011, pp. 167-177. Timothy Johnson

Caution, Proceed at Your Own Risk: Navigating the Regulatory Seascape for Marine Renewables (4.4 mb)

New England Marine Renewable Energy Conference
November 2011
Cambridge, MA
Stephen B. Barrett, LEED AP

Environmental Effects of Sediment Transport Alteration and Impacts on Protected Species: Edgartown Tidal Energy Project (4.1 mb)

US Department of Energy Wind and Water Power Program
November 2011
Arlington, VA
Stephen B. Barrett, LEED AP

A Description of FAA Airport Sustainability Initiative (7.7 mb)

Green Eggs: Green Airports
September 2011
Falmouth, ME 
Phil M. DeVita

WORKSHOP 2: The ABCs of Environmental Assessments 
Pages1-20 (4 mb), Pages 21-38 (3 mb)

Global PBN Summit
September 2011
Seattle, WA
Mary Ellen Eagan

Noise Study for a Very Quiet Roller Coaster (4 mb), Published Paper

Noise-Con 2011
July 2011
Portland, OR
Christopher W. Menge

Municipal Wind Turbine Community Complaints and Noise Measurement Evaluation (6.8 mb), Published Paper

Noise-Con 2011
July 2011
Portland, OR
Christopher W. Menge

Application of the Federal Railroad Administration Noise Model to New High Speed (4 mb), Published Paper

Noise-Con 2011
July 2011
Portland, OR
Jason C. Ross,
Carl E. Hanson

Feasibility of a Directive On-Board Locomotive Audible Warning Device (6 mb), Published Paper

Noise-Con 2011
July 2011
Portland, OR
Jason Ross,
Timothy Johnson

Technical Guidance for Evaluating Selected Solar Technologies on Airports (the Solar Guide), Part 1 (7 mb),  Part 2 (6 mb)

UC Davis Aviation Noise and Air Quality Symposium
March 2011
Tucson, AZ
Philip M. DeVita

Noise 101, Module 3 - Effects of Aircraft noise on People (1.3 mb) 

UC Davis Aviation Noise and Air Quality Symposium
March 2011
Tucson, AZ
Mary Ellen Eagan

Noise Programs in Areas Outside DNL 65 dB (2.8 mb) 

TRB Annual Meeting
Aviation Noise Subcommittee, ADC40(3)
January 23-27, 2011
Washington, D.C.
Mary Ellen Eagan

A comparison of noise impacts of intercity rail and short-haul air travel (5.8 mb) 

TRB Annual Meeting
Aviation Noise Subcommittee, ADC40(3)
January 23-27, 2011
Washington, D.C.
Mary Ellen Eagan,
Ruth A. Mazur 
2010

Regional Analysis Testing with AEDT (1 mb)

AEDT DRG Meeting
December 2010
Burlington, MA
Robert C. Mentzer

Falmouth Wind Turbine Noise Study Presentation (4.8 mb) Falmouth Wind Turbine Noise Study Report (4.8 mb) 

EBC New England Land-Based Wind Energy Conference
November 22, 2010
Boston, MA
Christopher W. Menge
The History of DNL 65 and Implications for Future Noise Policy (1 mb) FAA New England Region 2010 Airports Conference
November 1-2, 2010
Waltham, MA
Mary Ellen Eagan
Evaluation of the Ground-Borne Vibration Reduction Properties of Tire Derived Aggregate (TDA) on the Denver RTD Light Rail System (1.9 mb)

10th International Workshop on Railway Noise
October 2010
Nagahama, Japan

David A. Towers, P.E.
NextGen Environmental Review Processes
The Risk of CatEx-ing RNAV
 (5.3 mb)

AAAE Conference on The Role of NextGen at Airports
October 2010
Denver, CO

Robert L. Miller
Solar Guidance for Airports: Information for Sponsors on Developing Airport Compatible Solar Projects (2.1 mb) Association of California Airports
September 2010
California
Philip M. DeVita
Update: National Ambient Air Quality Standards (3 mb) Association of California Airports
September 2010
California
Philip M. DeVita
Baltimore Grand Prix Noise Study (7 mb) TRB Committee ADC40 Summer Meeting
July 2010
Denver, CO
Christopher W. Menge
Passive and Active Noise Control For Next Generation Locomotive Cabs (1.5 mb)
APTA Rail Conference 2010
June 5-6, 2010
Vancouver, British Columbia
Jason C. Ross
Solar Guidance for Airports: Information for Sponsors on Developing Airport Compatible Solar Project (6.2 mb)
FAA Western Pacific Regional Conference
June 3, 2010
Los Angeles, CA
Stephen B. Barrett, LEED AP
Solar Guidance for Airports: Information for Sponsors on Developing Compatible Solar Projects ACI-NA Spring Conference
April 16, 2010
San Antonio, TX
Stephen B. Barrett, LEED AP
Solar Siting and Feasibility Analysis AAAE Airports Energy Efficiency Forum
February 19, 2010
Seattle, Washington
Stephen B. Barrett, LEED AP

Airspace & Far Term NEXTGEN (2.8 mb)

Airport Planning Design and Construction Symposium
February 2010
Atlanta, GA
Diana B. Wasiuk
Climate Change and Regulation; Potential Implications for Airports (1.4 mb) SWAAAE Airport Management Short Course Conference
January 23-27, 2010
Monterey, CA
Philip M. DeVita
2009
Overview of Current Aviation Noise Issues (1.7 mb) ACI-NA Environmental Affairs Seminar
October 11, 2009
Austin, TX
Mary Ellen Eagan
Noise Programs in Areas Outside DNL 65 dB (3.2 mb) AAAE Airport Noise and Mitigation Symposium
October 5, 2009
Boca Raton, FL
Mary Ellen Eagan
Setting limits for acceptable noise in National Parks (119 kb) inter•noise 2009
August 2009
Ottawa, Canada
Nicholas P. Miller
Development of passive and active noise control for next generation locomotive cabs (420 kb) inter•noise 2009
August 2009
Ottawa, Canada
Timothy M. Johnson
Carl E. Hanson,
Jason E. Ross
Is drag racing louder than a NASCAR speedway? (Paper, 890 kb) (presentation, 1.3 mb) inter•noise 2009
August 2009
Ottawa, Canada
Timothy M. Johnson,
Christopher W. Menge
Challenges and pitfalls in the acoustical design of noise barriers for P3 Projects (1 mb) TRB ADC40 Committee
July 2009
Dayton, Ohio
Christopher W. Menge
How many people could be awakened by a full night of aircraft (or other) noise events (5.3 mb) TRB ADC40 Committee
July 2009
Dayton, Ohio
Nicholas P. Miller
ACRP Project 03-03 Enhancing Airport Land
Use Compatibility: Case Study of Airport Experiences (188 kb)
National Aviation System Planning Symposium
May 2009
Pacific Grove, CA
Eugene M. Reindel
Survey of Helicopter Noise Abatement Procedures (1.9 mb) Florida Airports Council
Noise & Community Affairs
Committee Meeting
January 2009
Ted Baldwin
NextGen Environmental Issues: What Florida Airports need to know (2.2 mb) Florida Airports Council
Environmental & Noise Conference
January 2009
Daytona Beach, FL
Mary Ellen Eagan
2008
Recommended Metrics to Better Quantify the effects of Aircraft Noise on Populations Around Airports (2.7 mb) ANMS
October 2008
San Antonio, Texas
Nicholas P. Miller
How Many People will be awakened by Nighttime Aircraft Noise? (380 kb) ICBEN
July 2008
Fox Woods, Connecticut
Nicholas P. Miller
Effective and Cooperative Noise Abatement Implementation at New Racetrack, paper (4.2 mb) and presentation (6.3 mb), Published Paper NOISE-CON 2008
July 2008
Dearborn, Michigan
Christopher W. Menge
Computing Number of People Awakened by Aircraft Operations Noise (200 kb) Acoustics '08
June 2008
Paris, France
Nicholas P. Miller
US National Parks and management of park soundscapes: A review (900 kb). This article is copyrighted by the  Elsevier Ltd. and appears on this website with permission. For a copy please go to www.elsevier.com/locate/apacoust Applied Acoustics 69 (2008) Nicholas P. Miller
2007
Challenges and Promises in Mitigating Transportation Noise (300 kb) The National Academy of Engineering
The Bridge, Fall 2007 issue
Co-authored by Dr. Carl E. Hanson of HMMH, along with Professor Ian Waitz of MIT and Dr. Robert Bernhard of Notre Dame University
Communicating the Noise Effects of Wind Farms to Stakeholders NOISE-CON 2007
October 2007
Reno, Nevada 
Christopher J. Bajdek
The Little Book of Quieter Pavements and Accompanying Listening Experiences (2.3 mb) TRB ADC40 Committee
Summer 2007
Robert Otto Rasmussen, Eric P. Mun, The Transtec Group, Inc., Robert J. Bernhard, Purdue University, Nicholas P. Miller, Christopher W. Menge, Douglas E. Barrett, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson, Inc., Ulf Sandberg, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), Mark Swanlund, Federal Highway Administration, Mark Ferroni, Federal Highway Administration
Alternative analysis of sleep-awakening data (1.7 mb) Article, Noise Control Eng.
J. 55(2), p. 224, 2007 March-April
Nicholas P. Miller,
Grant Anderson
Using ‘Supplemental  Metrics’ to Address the Effects of Noise on People (9 mb) UC Davis Symposium on Aviation Noise and Air Quality
March 2007
Mary Ellen Eagan
Using Supplemental Metrics to Communicate Aircraft Noise Effects, Paper (2.6 mb), Presentation (4.7 mb) TRB Annual Meeting
January 2007
Mary Ellen Eagan
2006
A Very Difficult TNM Quiz (300 kb) TRB ADC40 Committee Noise and Vibration Conference
Summer 2006
Grant Anderson
Using ‘Supplemental Metrics’ to Address the Effects of Noise on People (6.5 mb) TRB ADC40 Committee Noise and Vibration Conference
Summer 2006
Mary Ellen Eagan
Aircraft Noise Modeling from Gate to Enroute Airspace UC Davis Symposium on Aviation
Palm Springs, CA
March 2006
Robert L. Miller,
David A. Crandall
Survey Results: Noise Operations Monitoring System Users (NOMS) (300 kb) UC Davis Symposium on Aviation
Palm Springs, CA
March 2006
Eugene M. Reindel
Environmental Ground-Borne Vibrations from Train Operations in the US 36 Corridor (Denver-Boulder, CO) (600 kb) 2006 TRB Annual Meeting Washington, DC
January 2006
David A. Towers, P.E.
Ground-Borne Noise and Vibration Prediction Approaches (2 mb) Rail Transportation Ground-Borne Noise and Vibration Prediction Workshop
2006 TRB Annual Meeting Washington, DC
January 2006
David A. Towers, P.E.
A Pragmatic Re-analysis of Sleep Disturbance Due to Aircraft Noise (645 kb) 2006 TRB Annual Meeting
January 2006
session 349: Environmental Metrics for Policy Makers
Mary Ellen Eagan
2005
A Pragmatic Re-Analysis of Sleep Disturbance Data (1.8 mb), Published Paper NOISE-CON 2005 Nicholas P. Miller,
Grant Anderson
Assessment of Community Reaction to Proposed Club Racetrack (1.5 mb), Published Paper NOISE-CON 2005 Christopher Menge
Success of the Naples Part 161 Study for a Stage 2 Ban (1.3 mb) ACI Environmental Committee Toronto, Canada
September 18, 2005
Ted Baldwin
Housing and the Sound Environment (525 kb)This article is copyrighted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Land Development magazine and appears on this website with permission. The content cannot be copied or reproduced without written permission from NAHB. Land Development National Association of Home Builders,
Vol.18, No. 3
Summer 2005
Nicholas P. Miller
Noise Issues and the Siting of Facilities    North American Wind Power
April 2005 Issue
Christopher J. Bajdek
Collection and Analysis of Natural Sounds Data in National Parks (900 kb) Transportation Research Board Washington, DC
January 2005
Jason C. Ross
What is Natural Soundscape (900 kb) Transportation Research Board Washington, DC
January 2005
Nicholas P. Miller
2004
Hot Topics in Aircraft Noise (980 kb) Florida Airports Council
Environmental and Noise Conference Delray Beach, Florida
October 10, 2004
Mary Ellen Eagan
Relation Between Aircraft Noise Reduction in Schools and Standardized Test Scores (340 kb) FICAN Public Forum at
UC Berkeley Noise Symposium
Palm Springs, CA
February 2004
Mary Ellen Eagan,
Grant Anderson,
Bradley Nicholas
2002
Overcoming Instrument Noise Floors When Measuring in Quiet Environments (208 kb) inter•noise 2002
Dearborn, MI
August 2002
Jason C. Ross
Transportation noise and Recreational lands (1.1 mb) inter•noise 2002
Dearborn, MI
August 2002
Nicholas P. Miller
Residential impact criteria and abatement strategies for roller coaster noise (1.1 mb) inter•noise 2002
Dearborn, MI
August 2002
Christopher W. Menge
Noise Data from Snowmobile Pass-bys: The Significance of Frequency Content (560 kb) National Park Service
January 2002
Christopher W. Menge,
Jason C. Ross
2001
Overview of Noise Metrics and Acoustical Objectives (200 kb) AAAE Sound Insulation Symposium Palm Springs, CA
October 2001
Eugene M. Reindel
A Proposal for Acoustic Data Collection in Parks and Wilderness Areas (400 kb) inter•noise 2001
The Hague, The Netherlands
August 2001
Nicholas P. Miller
Effects of Military Aircraft Overflights on Recreational Users of National Parks (500 kb) inter•noise 2001
The Hague, The Netherlands
August 2001
Nicholas P. Miller
2000
Acela noise and Vibration Measurements (6 mb) Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting
Washington, DC
January 2000
Carl E. Hanson
Noise from amusement park attractions: Sound level data and abatement strategies (830 kb) Noise Control Engineering Journal
1999 September-October
Volume 47, Number 5
Christopher W. Menge