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Acoustics: Publications and Papers

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2020 - Present

2024

Son, Sophie R., Hastings, Aaron L. Traffic Noise Model 3.2 Addendum to the TNM 3.0 Validation Report. Federal Highway Administration, April 2024, FHWA-HEP-24-033. 
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Roof, Christopher  Up, Up, and Away: Innovations in Advanced Air Mobility-The U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s Role in Acoustics Environmentally Responsible Integration | January 17, 2024 
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2023

Hastings, Aaron L., Barzach, Michael P., Son, Sophie R. Traffic Noise Model 3.2 – File Format Reference Manual. Federal Highway Administration, November 2023, FHWA-HEP-24-016. 
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Hastings, Aaron L., Son, Sophie R. Traffic Noise Model 3.2 – Technical Manual. Federal Highway Administration, October 2023, FHWA-HEP-24-015. 
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Son, Sophie R., Hastings, Aaron L. Traffic Noise Model 3.2, Walkthrough – Getting Started. Federal Highway Administration, September 2023, FHWA-HEP-24-012. 
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Son, Sophie R., Hastings, Aaron L. Traffic Noise Model 3.2 – User’s Guide and Help Menu. Federal Highway Administration, September 2023, FHWA-HEP-24-014. 
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Nguyen, Daniel D., Levy, Jonathan I., Kim, Chanmin, Lane, Kevin J., Simon, Matthew C., Hart, Jaime E., Whitsel, Eric A., VoPham, Trang, Malwitz, Andrew, and Peters, Junenette L. Characterizing Temporal Trends in Populations Exposed to Aircraft Noise Around U.S. Airports: 1995-2015, Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, September 2023.  
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Doebler, William, Parker, Peter A., Downs, Robert, Loubeau, Alexandra; Turbulence effects on shaped booms: Central composite design of modeled atmospheric turbulence parameters for sonic boom propagation. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 1 March 2023; 153 (3_supplement): A326. 
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Downs, Robert., Barzach, Michael, Doebler, William, Parker, Peter A., Loubeau, Alexandra, Lonzaga, Joel B.; Turbulence effects on shaped booms: Propagation simulations using KZKFourier. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 1 March 2023; 153 (3_supplement): A326 
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Page, Juliet A., Lonzaga, Joel B., Shumway, Meghan J., Son, Sophie R., Downs, Robert S., Loubeau, Alexandra, and Doebler, William J. PCBoom Version 7.3 User's Guide. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, TM 20220016207, February 2023.  
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Son, Sophie, Hastings, Aaron, Chupp, William, Margiotta, Richard A., and Ge, Richard. Database for Air Quality and Noise Analysis (DANA) Tool Version 2.0 User Guide. Federal Highway Administration, January 2023, FHWA-HEP-23-007. 
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2022

Lonzaga, Joel B., Page, Juliet A., Downs, Robert S., Kaye, Sophie R., Shumway, Meghan J., Loubeau, Alexandra., and Doebler, William J. PCBoom Version 7 Technical Reference. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, TM 20220007177, December 2022.  
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Nicholas, Bradley., Boeker, Eric., and Tuchen, Sarasina. Noise Modeling Methods for Urban Air Mobility Vehicles in the Federal Aviation Administration s Aviation Environmental Design Tool. DOT-VNTSC-NASA-22-02. September 30, 2022.  
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Cutler-Wood, Chris., Barzach, Michael., Downs, Robert., Hobbs, Chris., and Shirayama, Susumu. Estimating Unmanned Aircraft Takeoff Noise Using Hover Measurement Data. QUIET DRONES Second International e-Symposium, June 2022. 
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Downs, Robert S., Kaye, Sophie R., and Page, Juliet A. PCBoom Propagation Modeling for the Third AIAA Sonic Boom Prediction Workshop. Journal of Aircraft Vol 59, Issue 3, pp 612-623, May 2022.   
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Downs, Robert., Page, Juliet, A.,  Durrant, J., Taggart, Gee., Kent L., Novakovich., Daniel J., Anderson, Mark C., and Loubeau, Alexandra. Sonic boom measurements: Practical implications considering ground effects, microphone installation, and weather hardening. JASA Express Letters 2, 104001 (2022). 
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Simon, Matthew C., Hart, Jaime E., Levy, Jonathan I., VoPham, Trang, Malwitz, Andrew, Nguyen, Daniel, Bozigar, Matthew, Cupples, L Adrienne, James, Peter, Laden, Francine, and Peters, Junenette L. Sociodemographic patterns of exposure to civil aircraft noise in the United States. Environmental Health Perspectives, 130(2), February 2022 
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Hastings, Aaron., Kaye, Sophie . Maricopa Association of Governments Freeway Noise Analysis Study Final Report. February 2022.  
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2021

Hastings, Aaron., Kaye, Sophie. Maricopa Association of Governments Freeway Noise Analysis Study Technical Memorandum #3. November 2021.  
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Hastings, Aaron L. and Barzach, Michael. Traffic Noise Model 3.1 File Format Reference Manual. Federal Highway Administration, September 2021, FHWA-HEP-21-040. 
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Hastings, Aaron L., Kaye, Sophie. Maricopa Association of Governments Freeway Noise Analysis Study Technical Memorandum #2. September 2021.  
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Hastings, Aaron L. Traffic Noise Model 3.1 - Technical Manual. Federal Highway Administration, September 2021, FHWA-HEP-21-041. 
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Nicholas, Bradley, Thrasher, Theodore., and Tuchen, Sarasina. Software Scoping Document for Integration of Urban Air Mobility Vehicles into the Federal Aviation Administration's Aviation Environmental Design Tool. DOT-VNTSC-NASA-21-01. September 30, 2021.  
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Page, Juliet A., Rapoza, Amanda., and Jacobs, Gary. Development of Fly Neighborly Helicopter Model Specific Operational Noise Abatement Guidance from Acoustic Flight Test Data, Internoise 2021, August 2021. 
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Rapoza, Amanda., Shumway, Meghan., Baker, Gary., and Wilke, Peter. A Closer Look at Rail Methodology in the BTS National Transportation Noise Map, INTER-NOISE and NOISE-CON Congress and Conference Proceedings, InterNoise21, Washington, D.C., pages 4919-5918, pp. 5372-5381(10), DOI, August 2021. 
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Rizzi, Stephen A., Page, Juliet A., and Rui Cheng. Comparison of Two Community Noise Models Applied to a NASA Urban Air Mobility Concept Vehicle, Internoise 2021, August 2021. 
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Hastings, Aaron, Kaye, Sophie. Maricopa Association of Governments Freeway Noise Analysis Study Technical Memorandum #1. June 2021.  
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Nicholas, Bradley. Noise Levels for Aircraft on Alaska's North Slope for Polar Bear and Walrus Impacts Analysis. DOT-VNTSC-FWS-21-01. May 1, 2021.  
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2020

Page, Juliet A., Lonzaga, Joel B., Shumway, Meghan J., Kaye, Sophie R., Downs, Robert S., Loubeau, Alexandra, and Doebler, William J. PCBoom Version 7.1 User's Guide. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, TM 20205007703, October 2020.  
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Barzach, Michael P., Hastings, Aaron L., Rapoza, Amanda S., and Kaye, Sophie R. Roadway Departure Warning Indicators: Synthesis of Noise Research Addendum for Years 2013 to 2020. National Park Service, September 2020. 
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Downs, Robert, Kaye, Sophie, and Page, Juliet.. Sonic Boom Prediction Workshop 3: Propagation Modeling Using PCBoom. AIAA Aviation, June 2020. 
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Hastings, Aaron L., Rapoza, Amanda S.,  Kaye, Sophie R., and Flynn, Daniel.. Quieter Pavement Project Death Valley National Park: Interim report for one-year post-treatment conditions. DOT-VNTSC-NPS-20-04, June 2020. 
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Page, Juliet A.,  Hodgdon, Kathleen K., Hunte, Robert P., Davis, Dwight E. ,  Gaugler, Trent A., Downs, Robert., Cowart, Robert A. , Domenic J. Maglieri, Hobbs, Christopher., Baker, Gary., Collmar, Matthew.,  Bradley, Kevin A., Sonak, Brian., Crom, Diana., and Cutler, Christopher J. . Quiet Supersonic Flights 2018 (QSF18) Test: Galveston, Texas, Risk Reduction for Future Community Testing with a Low-Boom Flight Demonstration Vehicle, NASA/CR-2020-220589, Vol. I and Vol. II, May 2020. 
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Read, David R., Senzing, David A, Cutler, Christopher J. , Elmore, Eric. , and He, Hua. Noise Measurement Report: Unconventional Aircraft - Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma; July 2019. FAA UAS National Airspace Integration Pilot Program Measurement and Initial Noise Data Report - May 2020. DOT-VNTSC-FAA-20-03, DOT/FAA/AEE/2020-04, May 2020. 
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Lee, Cynthia, Ahearn, Meghan, Hwang, Sunje. and Thrasher, Theodore., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 3c User Manual, March 2020, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-20-04. 
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Lee, Cynthia, Hwang, Sunje., Boeker, Eric, Downs, Robert., Malwitz, Andrew., Ahearn, Meghan, and Thrasher, Theodore., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 3c Technical Manual, March 2020. 
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Lee, Cynthia, Hwang, Sunje., Ahearn, Meghan, and Thrasher, Theodore., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 3c Installation Manual, March 2020. 
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Lee, Cynthia, Ahearn, Meghan, Hwang, Sunje., and Thrasher, Theodore., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Supplemental Manual: Quick Start Tutorial, March 2020. 
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Chupp, William L.,Hastings,  Aaron., and Gina Solman. Sensitivity Analysis on Highway Noise Level Differences between Leq and Ldn, TRB 2020, Washington, D.C., January 2020. 
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Mittleman, Anjuliee M., Rapoza, Amanda S., and Page, Juliet A.. iFlyQuiet Community Engagement Guide, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-20-01, January 2020.  
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2010 - 2019

2019

Hastings, Aaron L., Rapoza, Amanda S., Ahearn, Meghan., Reed, Erin M. , and Kaye, Sophie. Validation Report: Traffic Noise Model 3.0, FHWA-HEP-20-011, December 2019. 
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Hastings, Aaron L., Rapoza, Amanda S., Chupp, William., Kaye, Sophie., and Flynn, Daniel., Quieter Pavement Project Death Valley National Park: Interim Report for Post-Treatment Conditions, 1-Month Age. DOT-VNTSC-NPS-20-02, December 2019. 
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Hastings, Aaron L. Technical Manual: Traffic Noise Model 3.0. FHWA-HEP-20-012, December 2019. 
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Hastings, Aaron L. Traffic Noise Model 3.0, Walkthrough Getting Started. FHWA-HEP-20-010, December 2019. 
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Loubeau, Alexandra, Doebler, William., Cowart, Robbie., Liu, Sandy R. , Yusuke Naka, Page, Juliet., Downs,Robert S. , Coen, Peter., Lemaire, Stephane., Wade, Lucas., and Sparrow, Victor. Sonic Boom Prediction and Measurement Analysis Methods for Certification of Quiet Supersonic Aircraft, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 146, 2780, December 2019. 
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Page, Juliet., Oberg, Alexander.,Hastings, Aaron., Baker, Gary., and Glover-Cutter, Kira. Quarry Noise Model, INTER-NOISE and NOISE-CON Congress and Conference Proceedings, NoiseCon19, San Diego, California, October 2019. 
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Lee, Cynthia.,  Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., and Thrasher, Theodore., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 3b User Manual, September 2019, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-19-02. 
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Lee, Cynthia., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., and Thrasher, Theodore., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 3b User Guide Supplemental, September 2019. 
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Lee, Cynthia., Hwang, Sunje., Ahearn, Meghan., and Thrasher, Theodore., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 3b Installation Guide, September 2019. 
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Lee, Cynthia, Hwang, Sunje., Boeker, Eric, Downs, Robert., Malwitz, Andrew., Ahearn, Meghan, and Thrasher, Theodore., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 3b Technical Manual, September 2019, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-19-03. 
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Lee, Cynthia, Hwang, Sunje., Ahearn, Meghan, and Thrasher, Theodore., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 3b AEDT Standard Input File (ASIF) Reference Guide, September 2019. 
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Downing, J. Micah, Page, Juliet A.,and Rochat,  Judith L.. Improving AEDT Modeling for Aircraft Noise Reflection and Diffraction from Terrain and Manmade Structures, ACRP Web-Only Document 43, August 2019. 
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Downing, J. Micah, Matthew F. Calton, Page, Juliet A.,and Rochat,  Judith L.. Effects of Terrain and Manmade Structures on Aircraft Noise Prediction, NoiseCon 2019, San Diego, California, August 2019. 
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Solman, Gina, Chupp, William., Plovnick,  Amy, and Hastings,  Aaron. Noise Levels Research Synthesis: Review and Updates to Findings in Information on Levels of Environmental Noise Requisite to Protect Public Health and Welfare with an Adequate Margin of Safety, DOT-VNTSC-HUD-19-01, July 2019. 
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 Rapoza, Amanda S., Page, Juliet A., and Eric Jacobs. iFlyQuiet Procedures Demonstration: Application of Fly Neighborly Procedures in East Hampton, NY, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-21-01, June 2019. 
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Rathsam, Jonathan, Page, Juliet., Kathy Hodgdon, and Trent Gaugler. Quiet Supersonic Flights 2018: Community Response Preliminary Results and Lessons Learned. AIAA Aviation, June 2019, Dallas, TX. 
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Page, Juliet. Advanced Acoustic Model 2.4.x Supplemental Documentation 1/12 Octave Band and Pearls on Strings Implementation, Volpe Technical Memorandum, 09 May 2019. 
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Page, Juliet., Rapoza, Amanda., and Jacobs, Eric..  In Situ Development and Application of Fly Neighborly Noise Abatement Procedures for Helicopters, Vertical Flight Society Forum 75, Philadelphia, Pa, 19 May 2019. 
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2018

Page, Juliet, Oberg, Alex, Hastings, Aaron, and Baker, Gary, December 2018. Quarry Noise Model User Guide and Technical Reference, DOT-VNTSC-ODOT-18-01. 
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Senzig, David A., Marsan, Mehmet, Cutler, Christopher J., Read, David R., Sound Exposure Level Duration Adjustments in UAS Rotorcraft Noise Certification Tests. DOT-VNTSC-FAA-18-07, September 2018.  
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Page, Juliet A., Modeling Noise and Acceptability of eVTOL Operations, Uber Elevate Summit, May 2018. 
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Hastings, Aaron L. and Rapoza, Amanda S. Wayside Noise Measurement and Propagation Predictions for Four Motorcycles Categories, Noise Control Engr. J. 66 (2), March-April 2018. 
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Peters, J.L., Zevitas, C.D., Redline, S., Hastings, A., Sizov, S., Hart, J., Jevy, J.I., Roof, C.J., and Wellenius, G.A., 2018. Aviation noise and cardiovascular health in the United States: a review of the evidence and recommendations for research direction. Curr Epidemiol Rep  
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Rapoza, Amanda S., Lignell, Brent, Fristrup, Kurt M., and Hastings, Aaron L. Modeling and Mapping Aircraft Noise in National Parks, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 143(3):1805-1806, March 2018. 
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2017

Leaffer, Douglas., Hudda, Neelakshi., Tracey, Brian., Qu, Jiacheng.,  Durant, John., Brugge, Doug., Simon, Matthew., and Hastings, Aaron  Spectral Identification of Roadway, Aircraft and Rail Transportation Noise Sources and Correlation with Ultrafine Particles, October 2017.
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Boeker, Eric., Page, Juliet., and Cutler, Chris. Polar Source Analysis, Technical Memorandum, September 2017, DOT/FAA/AEE/2018-02, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-18-02. 
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Downing, J. Micah, Michael M. James, Page, Juliet A., and Zubrow, Alexis,. . NoiseMap and AEDT Gap Analysis. DOT-VNTSC-FAA-17-14, September 2017. 
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Koopmann, Jonathan, Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2d 2 Installation Guide, September 2017.  
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Page, Juliet A., Acoustic Modeling and Visualization, Uber Elevate Summit, 2017. 
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Rapoza, Amanda S., Sudderth, Erika A. ,Lewis,  Kristin C. , and Cynthia S.Y. Lee. Human Response to Aviation Noise Development of Dose-Response Relationships for Backcountry Visitors: Rainbow Bridge National Monument, DOT-VNTSC-NPS-17-15, August 2017. 
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Leaffer, Douglas J., Mailk,Rafia., Tracey,Brian., Gute,David M., Hastings, Aaron L., Roof,Christopher J.,  Noel,George J., Correlating transportation noise frequencies with ultrafine particulate emissions by source: Implications for environmental health studies; Proceedings of meetings on acoustics Acoustical Society of America 30(1):040004, August 2017.
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Hobbs, Christopher M., Gurovich, Yuriy A., Boeker, Eric.,Hastings,  Aaron., Rapoza, Amanda., and Page, Juliet.. Improving AEDT Noise Modeling of Mixed Ground Surfaces, ACRP Web-Only Document 32, March 2017. 
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Koopmann, Jonathan, Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2c Service Pack 2 Installation Guide, March 2017.  
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2016

Koopmann, Jonathan, Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2c Service Pack 1 Installation Guide, December 2016.  
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Koopmann, Jonathan, Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2a Standard Input File (ASIF) Reference Guide, December 2016.  
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Senzig, David A., and Liu, Sandy. Rotorcraft performance data for AEDT- Methods of using the NASA Design and Analysis of Rotorcraft tool for developing data for AEDT s Rotorcraft Performance Model, September 2016, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-16-22, DOT/FAA/AEE/2016-28. 
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Koopmann, Jonathan, Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2c User Guide, September 2016, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-16-16.  
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Koopmann, Jonathan, Boeker, Eric, Hansen, Andrew, Malwitz, Andrew., Noel, George., Senzing, David A, Zubrow, Alexis., Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2c Technical Manual, September 2016, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-16-17.  
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Koopmann, Jonathan, Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2b User Guide, June 2016, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-15-07.  
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Koopmann, Jonathan, Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2b Installation Guide, June 2016.  
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Page, Juliet A. Helicopter Community Noise Prediction Methodology for AEDT, May 2016. 
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Senzig, David A. TigerShark UAS noise flight test at Griffiss Airport, May 27, 2016, Letter Report to Dr. Mehmet Marsan. 
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Koopmann, Jonathan, Boeker, Eric, Hansen, Andrew, Malwitz, Andrew., Noel, George., Senzing, David A.,  Zubrow, Alexis., Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2b Service Pack 2 Technical Manual, May 2016, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-16-09.  
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Koopmann, Jonathan, Boeker, Eric, Hansen, Andrew, Malwitz, Andrew., Noel, George., Senzing, David A, Zubrow, Alexis,. , Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2b Service Pack 3 Technical Manual, May 2016, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-16-11.  
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National Academies of Science, Transportation Research Board, Airport Cooperative Research Program, Research Results Digest 24: Recommended Community Noise Model Enhancements to Improve Prediction of Helicopter Activity Impacts, January 2016. 
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2015

Koopmann, Jonathan, Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2b Installation Guide, December 2015.  
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Hastings, et al. Acoustic Data for Electric Heavy Vehicles and Electric Motorcycles. (December, 2015) DOT/NHTSA DOT-HS-812-225.  
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Senzig, David A., and Boeker, Eric R. Rotorcraft Performance Model (RPM) for use in AEDT, November 2015, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-16-03. 
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Roof, Christopher J. Noise Research Summit: Tufts Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health Study (CAFEH), November 2015. 
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Rapoza, Amanda S., Sudderth, Erika A. , andLewis,  Kristin C. . The relationship between aircraft noise exposure and day-use visitor survey responses in backcountry areas of national parks, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 138, 2090 2105, October 2015. 
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Page, Juliet, et al. Guidance for Helicopter Community Noise Prediction Final Report, September 2015. 
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Boeker, Eric, Cumper, Jordan, Rapoza, Amanda, Cutler, Chris, et al. DISCOVER-AQ Acoustics: Measurement and Data Report, September 2015, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-15-09, DOT/FAA/AEE/2015-11. 
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Boeker, Eric, Cumper, Jordan, Rapoza, Amanda and He, Hua. DISCOVER-AQ: a unique acoustic propagation verification and validation data set, August 2015, Inter-Noise 2015, San Francisco, California, USA. 
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Koopmann, Jonathan, Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan., Hwang, Sunje., et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2b Installation Guide, July 2015.  
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Roof, Christopher J. Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Update, July 16, 2015, Airport Consultants Council (ACC) 
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Roof, Christopher J. The Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT), June 2015. 
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Senzig, David A. Air Development Update: AIR-902A, SAE A-21 Meeting Cologne, Germany, May 2015. 
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Hastings, A., Ahearn, M., and McInnis, C. (2015). Analysis of Acoustic Data for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Measured in Hemi-Anechoic Chambers, NHTSA, April 2015. 
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Lau, Michael C., Roof, Christopher J., Fleming, Gregg G., Rapoza, Amanda S., Boeker, Eric R., McCurdy., David A., and Shepherd, Kevin P. Behind Start of Take-off Roll Aircraft Sound Level Directivity Study - Revision 1, April 2015, DOT-VNTSC-NASA-12-01, NASA/TM-2012-217783. 
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Roof, Christopher J., AEDT2b: What to Expect and How it Will Be Used in NEPA and Master Plans, March 2015. 
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2014

Plotkin, Kenneth J., et al., Detailed Weather and Terrain Analysis for Aircraft Noise Modeling, April 2013, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-14-08, Wyle Report 13-01. 
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Rapoza, Amanda S., Lewis, Kristin C., Sudderth, Erika A., Lee, Cynthia S.Y., and Hassol, Joshua. Human Response to Aviation Noise: Development of Dose-Response Relationships for Backcountry Visitors Volume I: Study Methods, March 2014, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-16-01 and DOT-VNTSC-NPS-16-01. 
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Rapoza, Amanda S., Lewis, Kristin C., Sudderth, Erika A., Lee, Cynthia S.Y., and Hassol, Joshua. Human Response to Aviation Noise: Development of Dose-Response Relationships for Backcountry Visitors Volume II: Results and Analyses, March 2014, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-16-02 and DOT-VNTSC-NPS-16-02. 
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Vanchieri, Cori (Rapporteur). Cost-Benefit Analysis - Noise Barriers and Quieter Pavements: A Workshop Sponsored by the INCE Foundation, the Noise Control Foundation, and the Transportation Research Board Committee ADC40, 2014. 
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Koopmann, Jonathan, Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan, and Hwang, Sunje. Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2a User Guide, February 2014, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-04. 
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Koopmann, Jonathan, et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2a Technical Manual, February 2014, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-09. 
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Koopmann, Jonathan, et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Version 2a Standard Input File (ASIF) Reference Guide, February 2014, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-15.  
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Allaire, Douglas, Noel, George, Willcox, Karen, and Cointin, Rebecca. Uncertainty Quantification of an Aviation Environmental Toolsuite, January 2014, Reliability Engineering and System Safety 126 (2014) 14-24. 
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2013

Koopmann, Jonathan, et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Standard Input File (ASIF) Reference Guide Version 2a, July 2013, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-15. 
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Senzig, David A., Cumper, Jordan. Fuel Consumption of ADS-B and non-ADS-B Helicopter Operations in the Gulf of Mexico, July 2013, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-13-05, DOT/FAA/AEE/2013-01. 
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Sohaney, Richard, Rasmussen, Robert O., Donavan, Paul, and Rochat, Judith L. Quieter Pavements Guidance Document, June 2013, DOT-VNTSC-NPS-11-16, NPS/NSNS/NRTR 2013/760. 
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Reid, Proctor, Olson, Steve, Rapporteurs; National Academy of Engineering, National Park Service, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center. Protecting National Park Soundscapes, Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press, 2013, ISBN 978-0-309-28542-1. 
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Rochat, Judith L., Lau, Michael. Demonstration of using quieter pavement in Death Valley National Park, February 2013, DOT-VNTSC-NPS-11-23, NPS/NSNS/NRTR 2013/759. 
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2012

Boeker, Eric, Ahearn, Meghan, Schulz, Noah, Lee, Cynthia, Roof, Christopher, and Fleming, Gregg. Analysis of Modeling Cumulative Noise from Simultaneous Flights; Volume 1: Analysis at Four National Parks, December 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-08.I, DOT-FAA-AEE-2012-07. 
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Boeker, Eric, Schulz, Noah, Lee, Cynthia, Roof, Christopher, Fleming, Gregg, Analysis of Modeling Cumulative Noise from Simultaneous Flights; Volume 2: Supplemental Analysis, December 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-08.II, DOT-FAA-AEE-2012-07. 
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Boeker, Eric R., Senzig, David A., Roof, Christopher J., Analysis of Aerobatic Aircraft Noise Using the FAA's Integrated Noise Model, September 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-06, DOT-FAA-AEE-2012-06. 
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Kim, Brian, et. al., Guidance for Quantifying the Contribution of Airport Emissions to Local Air Quality, 2012, Transportation Research Board Airport Cooperative Research Program Report 71. 
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Koopmann, Jonathan, Solman, Gina B., Ahearn, Meghan, Hwang, Sunje, Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) User Guide Version 2a, November 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-04. 
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Koopmann, Jonathan, et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) Technical Manual Version 2a, November 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-09. 
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Koopmann, Jonathan, et al., Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) AEDT Standard Input File (ASIF) Reference Guide Version 2a, November 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-15. 
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Rickley, Edward J., Rosenbaum, Joyce E., Fleming, Gregg G., Roof, Christopher J., and Boeker, Eric R. Development of Simplified Procedure for Computing the Absorption of Sound by the Atmosphere and Applicability to Aircraft Noise Certification: Proposed SAE Method, November 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-14. 
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Pollard, John K.; Guthy, Catherine; Hastings, Aaron; Stearns, Mary D.; and Garay-Vega, Lisandra. (2012). Evaluation of Sounds for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Operating at Low Speed. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, October 22-26, 2012, Boston, MA. 
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Ahearn, Meghan J., Boeker, Eric R., Rosenbaum, Joyce E., Gerbi, Paul J., and Roof, Christopher J. The Analysis of Modeling Aircraft Noise with the Nord2000 Noise Model, October 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-07, DOT-FAA-AEE-2012-5. 
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Rochat, Judith L., Donavan, Paul, Seybert, Andrew, Dare, Tyler, Pavement sound absorption measurements in the U.S., August 2012, Inter-Noise 2012, New York, New York. 
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Rochat, Judith L., Lodico, Dana, Donavan, Paul, Rasmussen, Robert O., Overview and application of the Continuous-Flow Traffic Time-Integrated Method (CTIM) for determining the influences of road surfaces on traffic noise, August 2012, Inter-Noise 2012, New York, New York. 
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Roof, Chris, Ahearn, Meghan, Koopman, Jonathan, Cointin, Rebecca, Advanced Aviation Environmental Modeling Tools to Inform Policymakers, August 2012, Inter-Noise 2012, New York, New York. 
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Roof, Chris, Ahearn, Meghan, Koopman, Jonathan, Cointin, Rebecca, Presentation of Advanced Aviation Environmental Modeling Tools to Inform Policymakers, August 2012, Inter-Noise 2012, New York, New York. 
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Boeker, Eric, Rosenbaum, Joyce, Intelligent switching between different noise propagation algorithms: analysis and sensitivity, August 2012, Inter-Noise 2012, New York, New York. 
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Rosenbaum, Joyce E., Boeker, Eric R., Buer, Alexandre, Gerbi, Paul J., Lee, Cynthia S.Y., Roof, Christopher J., Fleming, Gregg G., Assessment of the Hybrid Propagation Model, Volume 1: Analysis of Noise Propagation Effects, August 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-05.I, DOT-FAA-AEE-2012-03. 
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Rosenbaum, Joyce E., Boeker, Eric R., Buer, Alexandre, Gerbi, Paul J., Lee, Cynthia S.Y., Roof, Christopher J., Fleming, Gregg G., Assessment of the Hybrid Propagation Model, Volume 2: Comparison with the Integrated Noise Model, August 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-12-05.II, DOT-FAA-AEE-2012-04. 
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Schulz, Noah, Tone-Corrected Metrics for Pre-2005 INM Helicopters, July 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-14-04. 
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Hastings A. , Guthy C. , Pollard J. K. and Garay-Vega, L. (2012). Research on Minimum Sound Specifications for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, NHTSA, June 2012. 
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Long Island North Shore Helicopter Route Environmental Study, March 2012. 
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Rochat, Judith L., Hastings, Aaron L., Read, David R., Lau, Michael, FHWA Traffic Noise Model (TNM) Pavement Effects Implementation Study: Progress Report 1, January 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-12-1, DOT-FHWA-HEP. 
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Lau, Michael C., et al., Floatplane Source Noise Measurements, January 2012, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-11-11, DOT-FAA-AEE-2012-02. 
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2011

Anderson, Grant S., Rapoza, Amanda S., Fleming, Gregg, and Miller, Nicholas P. Aircraft Noise Dose-Response Relations for National Parks, Noise Control Engineering Journal, Volume 59, Issue 5, pp. 519-540 (2011). 
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Hastings, Aaron, Pollard, John K., Garay-Vega, Lisandra, Stearns, Mary D., Guthy, Catherine, Quieter Cars and the Safety of Blind Pedestrians Phase 2 - Development of Potential Specifications for Vehicle Countermeasure Sounds, October 2011, DOT HS 811 496, DOT-VNTSC-NHTSA-11-04. 
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Lau, Michael C., et al., Acoustic and Fuel Consumption Effects Resulting from the Installation of Spiroid Winglets on Aircraft, September 2011, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-11-12, DOT-FAA-AEE-2011-06. 
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Guedens, Jef E., Wils, Kurt, Fuel Burn Modeling of Turboprop Aircraft, August 2011, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-11-10. 
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Haagsma, Alexander, Veggel, Elgar van, Helicopter Fuel Burn Modeling in AEDT, August 2011, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-11-09. 
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Dons, Joeri, Mariens, Jan, O'Callaghan, Gregory D., Use of Third-party Aircraft Performance Tools in the Development of the Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT), July 2011, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-11-08. 
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Hastings, Aaron, Anderson, Grant, Rapoza, Amanda, Aircraft Noise-Dose, Visitor-Response Relations for National Parks, May 2011, 161st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Seattle, Washington. 
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Senzig, David, Aviation Fuel Consumption Modeling, March 2011, Society of Automotive Engineers A-21, Austin, Texas. 
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Senzig, David A., Dons, Joeri, Mariens, Jan, O Callaghan, Gregory D., Iovinelli, Ralph J., Extending Aircraft Performance Modeling Capabilities in the Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT). 
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Senzig, David A., Glaneuski, Jason, Arrival Metering Fuel Consumption Analysis, 2011. 
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Schulz, Noah, and Boeker, Eric, An Examination of the Spectral Class Low Frequency Limit for Helicopters, January 2011, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-14-03. 
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Garay-Vega, L., Pollard J. K., Guthy, C. and Hastings, A. (2011). Auditory Detectability of Hybrid Electric Vehicles by Pedestrians Who Are Blind, Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, January 23-27, 2011, Washington DC. 
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Hastings, A., Scarpone, C., Samiljan, R., Garay-Vega, L., and Pollard J. K.(2011). Acoustic Characteristics of Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the Safety of Pedestrians Who Are Blind, Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, January 23-27, 2011, Washington DC. 
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2010

Hastings, Aaron, Lee, Cynthia, Gerbi, Paul, Fleming, Gregg G., Burson, Shan, Development of a Tool for Modeling Snowmobile and Snowcoach Noise in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, November 2010. 
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Samiljan, Robert, Fleming, Gregg, Read, David, Roof, Christopher, Validation Protocol for Digital Audio Recorders Used in Aircraft-Noise-Certification Testing, November 2010, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-11-02, FAA-AEE-2010-05. 
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Lau, Michael, Scarpone, Christopher J., et al., Aircraft Source Noise Measurement Studies, October 2010, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-10-17, FAA-AEE-2010-06. 
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Senzig, David, Potential Modifications to the AIR-1845 Propeller Thrust Equation, May 2010. 
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Senzig, David, Turboprop and Helicopter Fuel Consumption Modeling in Environmental Models, May 2010. 
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Boeker, Eric, and Noah Schulz, Examination of the low frequency limit for helicopter noise data in the Federal Aviation Administration s Aviation Environmental Design Tool and Integrated Noise Model, April 2010, NOISE-CON 2010 National Conference on Noise Control Engineering, Baltimore, Maryland, April 19-21, 2010. 
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Scarpone, Chris J., Hastings, Aaron L., Fleming, Gregg G., and Lee, Cynthia S. Y., Roof, Christopher J., Exterior Sound Level Measurements of Snowcoaches At Yellowstone National Park, April 2010, DOT-VNTSC-NPS-10-05. 
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Garay-Vega, Lisandra, Hastings, Aaron, Pollard, John K., Zuschlag, Michael, Stearns, Mary D., Quieter Cars and the Safety Of Blind Pedestrians: Phase I, April 2010, DOT HS 811 304. 
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Senzig, David A., Baker, Gary M., Balasubramanian, Sathya N., Environmental Modeling of Trans-Arctic and Re-routed Flights, February 2010, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-10-04.

 

2000 - 2009

2009

Boeker, Eric R., Fleming, Gregg, Rapoza, Amanda S., Barberio, Gina, Handbook for Railroad Noise Measurement and Analysis, October 2009, DOT-VNTSC-FRA-10-01, DOT-FAA-AEE-2012-07. 
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Patterson, Judith, Noel, George, Senzig, David, Roof, Christopher, Fleming, Gregg, Analysis of Departure and Arrival Profiles Using Real-Time Aircraft Data, 2009, Journal of Aircraft 0021-8669 vol.46 no.4 (1094-1103). 

Senzig, David, Fleming, Gregg, Iovinelli, Ralph, Modeling of Terminal-Area Airplane Fuel Consumption, July-August 2009, Journal of Aircraft 0021-8669 vol.46 no.4 (1089-1093) (42025 document). 
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Senzig, David, Fleming, Gregg, Iovinelli, Ralph, Fuel Consumption Modeling in Support of ATM Environmental Decision-making, June 2009, Eighth USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar (ATM2009). 
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Senzig, David, Fleming, Gregg, Iovinelli, Ralph, Presentation of Fuel Consumption Modeling in Support of ATM Environmental Decision-making, June 2009, Eighth USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Seminar (ATM2009). 
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Rapoza, Amanda S., Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Human Response to Aviation Noise in Protected Natural Areas, May 26-29, 2009. 
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2008

Rapoza, Amanda S., Proceedings of the Workshop on Human Response to Aviation Noise in Protected Natural Areas, October 28-29, 2008. 
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Hastings, Aaron L., Scarpone, Chris J., Fleming, Gregg G., and Lee, Cynthia S. Y., Exterior Sound Level Measurements of Over-Snow Vehicles at Yellowstone National Park, September 2008, DOT-VNTSC-NPS-08-03. 
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Rapoza, Amanda S., MacDonald, John M., Hastings, Aaron L., Scarpone, Christopher J., Lee, Cynthia S.Y., Fleming, Gregg G, Development of Improved Ambient Computation Methods in Support of the National Parks Air Tour Management Act, September 2008, DOT-VNTSC-NPS-11-08. 
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Roof, Christopher J., Development Update: The FAA s Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT), Presented at Airports Council International North America (ACI-NA) Environmental Conference, September 2008. 
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Boeker, Eric, Fleming, Gregg, Functional Description of the FAA's Aviation Environmental Design Tool s Aircraft Acoustics Module July 2008. 
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Rochat, Judy L., Read, David R., Noise benefits of asphalt pavements-Trends at ages up to 52 months February 2008. 
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Senzig, David A., Lee, Jonathan T., Environmental Considerations of the NGATS ATM-Airportal Concept, January 2008. 
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Boeker, E.R., et al., Integrated Noise Model (INM) Version 7.0 Technical Manual, Report No. FAA-AEE-08-01, FAA, Office of Environment and Energy Washington, D.C., January 2008. 
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2007

Rickley, Edward J., Fleming, Gregg G., Roof, Christopher J. 2007 Simplified procedure for computing the absorption of sound by the atmosphere October 2007. 
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Noel, George, Boeker, Eric. 2007. Thrust Reverser Analysis for Implementation in Aviation Environmental Development Tool (AEDT) June 2007, RTV-4F-FA4T-LR1; PB2007-111124. 
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 Dinges, Eric, et al., Integrated Noise Model (INM) Version 7.0 User s Guide, Report No. FAA-AEE-07-04, FAA, Office of Environment and Energy Washington, D.C., April 2007. 
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2006

Knauer, Harvey, et al. 2006. FHWA Highway Construction Noise Handbook, August 2006, DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-06-02; FHWA-HEP-015. 
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Hastings, Aaron L., Fleming, Gregg G., and Lee, Cynthia S. Y., Modeling Sound due to Over-Snow Vehicles in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, October 2006, DOT-VNTSC-NPS-06-06/NPS-D-1201. 
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2005

Reherman, Clay N. et al. 2005. Fitchburg Municipal Airport Noise Measurement Study: Summary of Measurements, Data and Analysis, November 2005, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-03-09; FAA-AEE-05-01. 
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Reherman, Clay N. et al. 2005. Visitor Vehicle Air and Noise Emissions Study: Cape Cod National Seashore, for the National Park Service, September 2005, DOT-VNTSC-NPS-05-12. 
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Reherman, Clay N. et al. 2005. Visitor Vehicle Air and Noise Emissions Study: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, for the National Park Service, September 2005, DOT-VNTSC-NPS-05-11. 
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Fleming, Gregg G. et al. Assessment of Tools for Modeling Aircraft Noise in the National Parks, for the Federal Interagency Committee on Aviation Noise, March 18, 2005. 
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Rapoza, Amanda, Fleming, Gregg, Lee, Cynthia and Christopher Roof. 2005. Study of Visitor Response to Air Tour and Other Aircraft Noise in National Parks, January 2005, DTS-34-FA65-LR1, DTS34-FP01-LR1. 
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Boeker, Eric. 2005. HAARP Diesel Engine - Generator(s) Noise Study, January 7, 2005. 
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2004

Rochat, Judith and Gregg Fleming. 2004. TNM Version 2.5 Addendum to Validation of FHWA's Traffic Noise Model (TNM: Phase 1, July 2004, DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-02-01 Addendum. 
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Lau, Michael, Lee, Cynthia S.Y., Rochat, Judith L., Boeker, Eric R. and Gregg G. Fleming. 2004. FHWA Traffic Noise Model User's Guide (Version 2.5 Addendum), April 2004. 
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Reherman, Clay N., Roof, Christopher J., Fleming, Gregg G. and David R. Read. 2004. Crows Landing Noise Measurement Study: Summary of Measurements, Data and Analysis for the MD 600N Helicopter, May 2004, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-03-11. 
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Report to Congress: Nonmilitary Helicopter Urban Noise Study, December 2004. (While this is an FAA report, the technical staff at Volpe were largely responsible for the helicopter noise measurements, modeling and analysis that support the report.) 
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2003

Fleming, Gregg, et al. 2003. Engine Installation Effects of Four Civil Transport Airplanes: Wallops Flight Facility Study, October 2003, NASA/TM-2003-212433. 
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Roof, Christopher . 2003. "Use of One-Third Octave-Band Spectral Data in Community Noise Models", 2003 International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, Jeju, Korea, August 25-28, 2003. 
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Boeker, Eric and Gregg Fleming. 2003. "Development of a Multi-Modal Noise Model", 2003 Noise-Con Conference, Cleveland, OH, June 22-25, 2003. 
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Fleming, Gregg, et al. 2003. "Reducing the Impact of Environmental Noise on Quality of Life Requires an Effective National Noise Policy", 2003 Noise-Con Conference, Cleveland, OH, June 22-25, 2003. 
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Wayson, Roger and Brian Kim. 2003. "Development of a Modal Emissions Model Using Data from the Cooperative Industry/Government Exhaust Emission Test Program", 2003 Noise-Con Conference, Cleveland, OH, June 22-25, 2003. 
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2002

Rapoza, Amanda S. and Gregg G. Fleming. 2002. Determination of a Sound Level for Railroad Horn Regulatory Compliance, October 2002, DTS-34-RR397-LR1, FRA/RDV-03/28. 
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Alternative Transportation Systems, Making Our National Parks Cleaner and Quieter (Brochure), August 2002. 
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Fleming, Gregg, Senzig, David and John-Paul Clarke. 2002. "Lateral Attenuation of Aircraft Sound Levels over an Acoustically Hard Water Surface: Logan Airport Study", Noise control Engineering Journal, V.50, n.1, 2002, pp. 19-29. 
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Lee, Cynthia and Gregg Fleming. 2002. "General Health Effects of Transportation Noise", 2002 International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, Dearborn, MI, August 19-22, 2002. 
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Rochat, Judith. 2002. "Long-Term, Multiple Pavement Type, Tire/Road Noise Study", 2002 International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, Dearborn, MI, August 19-22, 2002. 
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Rochat, Judith and Gregg Fleming. 2002. Validation of FHWA's Traffic Noise Model (TNM): Phase 1, August 2002, DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-02-01; FHWA-EP-02-031. 
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Roof, Christopher, et al. 2002. Noise and Air Quality Implications of Alternative Transportation Systems: Zion and Acadia National Park Case Studies, August 2002, DTS-34-HW-21M-LR1-B. 
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Lee, Cynthia and Gregg Fleming. 2002. General Health Effects of Transportation Noise, June 2002, TS-34-RR297-LR2; FRA/RVD-03/01. 
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Rapoza, Amanda., and Gregg Fleming. 2002. The Effect of Installation Location on Railroad Horn Sound Levels, June 17, 2002, DTS-34-RR297-LR1. 
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Reherman, Clay.,  Roof, Christopher and Gregg Fleming. 2002. SAE ARP 866A vs. ISO 9613-1/ANSI S1.26-1995 A Sensitivity Analysis Comparing Two Procedures for Adjusting As-Measured Spectra to Reference Conditions, May 2002. 
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Lee, Cynthia, Rochat, Judith and Gregg Fleming. 2002. FHWA Traffic Noise Model, V2.0 User s Guide Addendum, May 2002. 
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Reherman, Clay.,  Roof, Christopher., Fleming, Gregg, and Rickley, Edward. 2002. A Sensitivity Analysis Comparing Two Procedures for Adjusting As-Measured Spectra to Reference Conditions, April 2002, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-05-09. 
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Wayson, Roger., Fleming, Gregg., Kim, Brian., A Review of Literature on Particulate Matter Emissions from Aircraft, April 2002, DTS-34-FA22A-LR1. 
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Fleming, Gregg, et al. 2002. Integrated Noise Model (INM) Version 6.0 Technical Manual, January 2002, FAA-AEE-02-01. 
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2001

Fleming, Gregg. 2001. "The Volpe Center Role in the Development of Transportation-Related Noise Policy and Regulations: A Presentation of Two Case Studies", NOISE-CON 2001 National Conference on Noise Control Engineering , Portland, ME, October 29-31, 2001. 
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Fleming, Gregg, et al. 2000. "Updated Lateral Attenuation in FAA s Integrated Noise Model", 29 th International Conference on Noise Control Engineering, Nice, France, August 27-30, 2000. 
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Fleming, Gregg G., Robert E. Armstrong, Eric Stusnick, Kenneth D. Placak, and Winfield Lindeman. "Transportation-Related Noise in the United States", TR News, No. 208, May-June 2000, pp. 7-11. 
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Lee, Cynthia, Rochat, Judith and Gregg Fleming. 2001. FHWA TNM Traffic Noise Model, Version1.1 User s Guide, September 2000. 
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Rapoza, Amanda and Thomas G. Raslear. 2001. "Analysis of Railroad Horn Detectability", Transportation Research Record 1756, pp. 57-62. Presented at 7th Annual International Workshop on Railway Noise, Portland, ME, October 24-27, 2001. 
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Rochat, Judith. 2001. "Overview of Long-Term, Multiple Pavement Type, Tire/Road Noise Study", NOISE-CON 2001 National Conference on Noise Control Engineering, Portland, Maine, October 29-31, 2001. 
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Rochat, Judith. 2001. "Highway Traffic Noise Measurements at Acoustically Hard Ground Sites Compared to Predictions from FHWA's Traffic Noise Model", NOISE-CON 2001National Conference on Noise Control Engineering, Portland, Maine, October 29-31, 2001. 
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Senzig, David, Fleming, Gregg and Kevin Shepherd. 2001. "Measured Engine Installation Effects of Four Civil Transport Airplanes", NOISE-CON 2001 National Conference on Noise Control Engineering , Portland, ME, October 29-31, 2001. 
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Rapoza, Amanda and Gregg Fleming. 2001. "The Effect of Installation Location on Railroad Horn Sound Levels", 30th International Conference and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering , The Hague, The Netherlands, August 20-26, 2001. 
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Rochat, Judith. 2001. "Observations of Highway Traffic Noise Measurements behind Barriers and Comparisons to FHWA's Traffic Noise Model", 30th International Conference and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, The Hague, The Netherlands, August 20-26, 2001. 
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Roof, Christopher and Fleming, Gregg. 2001. Hovercraft Underwater Noise Measurements in Alaska, April 2001. DTS-34-VX015-LR1. 
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Roof, Christopher . 2001. "A Differential GPS for Determining Time-Space-Position Information in Support of Aircraft Noise Certification", ION National Technical Meeting, Long Beach, CA, January 22-24, 2001. 
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Fleming, Gregg, et al. 2000. "Ground Effects in FAA s Integrated Noise Model", Institute of Noise Control Engineering, January/February 2000. 
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2000

Knauer, Harvey S., Pedersen, Soren, Lee, Cynthia S.Y. and Gregg G. Fleming. 2000. FHWA Highway Noise Barrier Design Handbook, DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-00-01. 
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Senzig, David. 2000. Cessna 172R Data for the Integrated Noise Model, August 2000. 
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Volpe Center Acoustics Facility Time-Space-Position-Information System Differential Global Positioning System User s Guide, Version 1.2, July 2000. 
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Senzig, David, Fleming, Gregg G., and John-Paul B. Clarke. 2000. Lateral Attenuation of Aircraft Sound Levels over an Acoustically Hard Water Surface: Logan Airport Study, May 2000, DOT-VNTSC-NASA-00-01; NASA/CR-2000-21027. 
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Reference Source Data for GCNP Model Validation Study, May 2000, Letter Report DTS-34-FA065-LR2. 
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1990 - 1999

Spectral Classes for FAA s Integrated Noise Model Version 6.0, December 1999, Letter Report: DTS-34-FA065-LR1. 
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Integrated Noise Model (INM) Version 6.0 User s Guide, September 1999, FAA-AEE-99-03. 
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Computing the Absorption of Sound by the Atmosphere and its Applicability to Aircraft Noise Certification, August 1998, Letter Report: DTS-34-FA853-LR2. 
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Fleming, Gregg, Roof, Christopher, Rapoza, Amanda and Read, David. 1998. Development of a Noise Dose/Visitor Response Relationships for the National Parks Overflight Rule: Bryce Canyon National Park Study, July 1998, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-98-06, FAA-AEE-98-01. 
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Fleming, Gregg, Roof, Christopher and Read, David. 1998. Draft Guidelines for Measurement and Assessment of Low-Level Ambient Noise, DTS-34-FA865-LR1. 
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Fleming, Gregg, G., Roof, Christopher J., Read, David R., Burstein, Joseph, Senzig, David, Rapoza, Amanda, Gerbi, Paul, and Lee, Cynthia. 1999. Ambient Sound Levels at Four Department of Interior Conservation Units in Support of Homestead Air Base Reuse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, June 1999, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-99-03. 
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Fleming, Gregg, et al. 1997. Integrated Noise Model (INM), Version 5.1.: Technical Manual, December 1997, FAA-AEE-97-04. 
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Jacobs, Eric, et al. 1997. "The Development and Flight Test Demonstration of Noise Abatement Approach Procedures for the Sikorsky S-76", American Helicopter Society Technical Specialists Meeting for Rotorcraft and Aerodynamics, Williamsburg, VA, October 28-30, 1997. 
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Multer, Jordan and Rapoza, Amanda.,. 1997. Field Evaluation of a Wayside Horn at Highway-Railroad Grade Crossing, May 1997, DOT-VNTSC-97-1; DOT/FRA/ORD-98/04. 
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Requirements for DGPS-Based TSPI System Used in Aircraft Noise Certification Tests, April 1997, DTRS-75-FA753-LR3 
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Bowlby, W., et al. 1997. Interrupted Flow Reference Energy Mean Emission Levels for the FHWA Traffic Noise Model, January 1997, DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-97-1; DOT-FHWA-PD-97-019. 
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Fleming, Gregg. 1996. Aircraft Noise Measurement Instrumentation and Techniques, August 1996, DTS-75-FA653-LR5. 
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Roof, Christopher, Fleming, Gregg and Read, David. 1996. Noise Characterization Study of the AP.1-88 Hovercraft, June 1996, DOT-VNTSC-USPS-96-1. 
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Lee, Cynthia and Gregg Fleming. 1996. Measurement of Highway-Related Noise, May 1996, DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-96-5; FHWA-PD-96-046. 
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Coulson, Robert. 1996. Vehicle Noise Source Heights and Sub-Source Spectra, November 1996. 
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Fleming, Gregg, Rapoza, Amanda and Lee, Cynthia. 1995. Development of National Reference Energy Mean Emission Levels for the FHWA Traffic Noise Model (FHWA TNM), Version 1.0, November 1995, DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-96-2; FHWA-PD-96-008. 
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Olmstead, Jeff. et al. 1995. INM User s Guide V5.0, August 1995, FAA-AEE-95-01. 
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Fleming, Gregg and Edward Rickley. 1994. HNM Heliport Noise Model, V2.2 User s Guide, February 1994, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-94-3; DOT/FAA/EE/94-01. 
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Fleming, Gregg and Edward Rickley. 1994. Performance Evaluation of Experimental Highway Noise Barriers, April 1994, DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-94-16; FHWA-RD-94-093. 
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Fleming, Gregg, et al. 1993. INM Integrated Noise Model V4.11 User s Guide Supplement, December 1993, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-93-19; DOT/FAA/EE/93-03. 
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Rickley, Edward, et al. 1993. Noise Measurement Flight Test of Five Light Helicopters, July 1993, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-93-5; DOT/FAA/EE/93/01. 
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Keller, Amanda and Edward Rickley. 1993. The Safety of Highway-Railroad Grade Crossings Study of the Acoustic Characteristics of Railroad Horn Systems, July 1993, DOT-VNTSC-FRA-93-1; DOT/FRA/ORD-93/25. 
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Menge, Christopher, et al. 1998. FHWA Traffic Noise Model (FHWATNM), Version 1.0: Technical Manual, January 1998, DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-98-02; FHWA-PD-96-010. 
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Menge, Christopher, et al. 1998. FHWA Traffic Noise Model (FHWATNM), Version 1.0: User s Guide, January 1998, DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-98-01; FHWA-PD-96-009. 
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Analysis of Aircraft Noise Levels in the Vicinity of Start-of-Takeoff Roll at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, May 1992. DOT-VNTSC-FAA-92-5; FAA-EE-92-5. 
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Fleming, Gregg and Edward Rickley. 1992. Parallel Barrier Effectiveness under Free-Flowing Traffic Conditions, April 1992, DOT-VNTSC-FHWA-92-1; FHWA-RD-068. 
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Bishop, Dwight E. and John F. Mills. 1992. Update of Aircraft Profile Data for the Integrated Noise Model Computer Program Vol. 3: Appendix B Aircraft Performance Coefficients, March 1992, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-91-4; FAA-EE-91-02. 
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Bishop, Dwight E. and John F. Mills. 1992. Update of Aircraft Profile Data for the Integrated Noise Model Computer Program Vol. 2: Appendix A: Aircraft Takeoff and Landing Profiles, March 1992, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-91-4; FAA-EE-91-02. 
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Bishop, Dwight E. and John F. Mills. 1992. Update of Aircraft Profile Data for the Integrated Noise Model Computer Program Vol. 1: Final Report, March 1992, DOT-VNTSC-FAA-91-4; FAA-EE-91-02. 
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HWNOISE Program Users Guide. 1992. DTS-75-HW227-LR2. 
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HWINPUT Program Users Guide. 1992. DTS-75-HW227-LR1. 
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Rickley, Edward and Gregg Fleming. 1991. Noise Measurement Data New Jersey Expanded East Coast Plan, December 1991, DTS-75-FA1N8-LR3. 
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Hourly Statistical Noise Levels Expanded East Coast Plan, August 1991, DTS-75-FA1N8-LR2. 
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Rickley Edward. 1990. Helicopter Noise Data Letter Report, July 1990, DTS-75-FA053-LR8. 
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Fleming, Gregg and Edward Rickley. 1990. Parallel Barrier Effectiveness: Dulles Noise Barrier Project, May 1990. DOT-TSC-FHWA-90-1; FHWA-RD-90-105. 
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Analysis of Helicopter Position Determination Methods, n.d., FA553-LR2. 
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DRAFT EIS: Expanded East Coast Plan: Changes in Aircraft Flight Patterns over the State of New Jersey , n.d.,draft report, lacks bibliographic info. 

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1980 - 1989

Ingard, K.U. 1989. Prop-Fan Noise Propagation, February 1989. 
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Heliport Noise Model Methodology DRAFT, April 1988. 
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Keast, D., Eldred, K. and J. Purdum. 1988. Heliport Noise Model Version 1 Users Guide, February 1988, DOT-FAA-EE-88-2. 
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Polyfit Program Users Guide, January 1988. 
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Slutsky, Simon. 1987. Parallel Noise Barrier Prediction Procedure Report 2 User s Manual, November 1987. 
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Jones, K.E. and E.J. Rickley. 1987. Aural Detection of Small Propeller-Driven Aircraft, October 1987, DOT/FAA/EE-88/1. 
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Newman, J.S. and M.A. Locke. 1987. Helicopter Noise Measurements Repeatability Program, September 1987, FAA-EE-87-2.DONE 47879. 
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Slutsky, Simon. 1987. Parallel Noise Barrier Prediction Procedure Report 3 Program Structure and Listings, July 1987. FAA-EE-87-2. 

Jones, K.E. 1986. Acoustic Flight Test of the Piper Lance, December 1986, DOT/FAA/EE-86/9. 
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Newman, J. Steven, et al. 1986. Analysis of Helicopter Noise Data Using International Helicopter Noise Certification Procedures, March 1986, FAA-EE-86-01. 
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Newman, J. Steven, et al. 1985. ICAO Helicopter Noise Measurement Repeatability Program U. S. Test Report Bell 206L-1 Noise Measurement Flight Test, September 1985, FAA-EE-85-6. 
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Yoshikami, Sandra. 1985. Flight Operations Noise Tests of Eight Helicopters, August 1985, FAA-EE-85-7. 
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Newman, J. Steven, et al. 1984. Noise Measurement Flight Test: Data/Analyses Boeing Vertol 234/ CH47-D Helicopter, September 1984, FAA-EE-84-7. 
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Newman, J. Steven, et al. 1984. Noise Measurement Flight Test: Data/Analyses Sigorsky S-76A Helicopter, September 1984, FAA-EE-84-6. 
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Newman, J. Steven, et al. 1984. Noise Measurement Flight Test: Data/Analyses Aerospatiale AS 350D AStar Helicopter, September 1984, FAA-EE-84-5. 
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Newman, J. Steven, et al. 1984. Noise Measurement Flight Test: Data/Analyses Aerospatiale AS 355F Twin Star Helicopter, June 1984, FAA-EE-84-4. 
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Newman, J. Steven, et al. 1984. Noise Measurement Flight Test: Data/Analyses Hughes 500 D/E Helicopter, May 1984, FAA-EE-84-3. 
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Newman, J. Steven, et al. 1984. Noise Measurement Flight Test: Data/Analyses Aerospatiale SA 365N Dauphin 2 Helicopter, April 1984, FAA-EE-84-2. 
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Newman, J. Steven, et al. 1984. Noise Measurement Flight Test: Data/Analyses Bell 222 Twin Jet Helicopter, February 1984, FAA-EE-84-1. 
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Rickley, E.J. and M.J. Brien. 1982. Noise Test Resilient Wheels Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Green Line, November 1982, DOT-TSC-UMTA-82-16. 
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Newman, J. Steven, Rickley, Edward J. and David W. Ford. 1981. Helicopter Noise Definition Report: UH-60A, S-76, A-109, 206-LB, December 1981, DOT-FAA-EE-81-16. 
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Rickley, Edward J. 1981. Helicopter Noise Analysis Round Robin Test, August 1981, FAA-EE-81-13. 
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Rickley, Edward J. and Norman E. Rice. 1981. Vibration Level Data Brighton- New York City Transit Authority, February 1981, DOT-TSC-UMTA-81-7; UMTA-MA-0099-81-2. 
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Rickley, Edward J., Rice, Norman E. and Martin J. Brien. 1981. Noise Test Corrugated Rails Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, 1981, DOT-TSC-UM-149-LR2. 
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Eldred, Kenneth M. and Robert L. Miller. 1980. Analysis of Selected Topics in the Methodology of the Integrated Noise Model, November 1980, DOT-TSC-1782. 
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Ford, David M. and Edward J. Rickley. 1980. Noise Levels and Data Correction Analysis for Seven General Aviation Propeller Aircraft, September 1980, DOT-FAA-80-26. 
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Rickley, Edward J. and Allan D. Pierce. 1980. Detection and Assessment of Secondary Sonic Booms in New England, May 1980, DOT-TSC-FAA-80-10; FAA-EE-80-22. 
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Rickley, Edward J. 1980. Noise Measurement Program Effect of Airport Noise on Neighboring State Philadelphia International Airport, January 1980, DOT-TSC-FA053-LR-80-1. 
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Horonjeff, Richard, Fleming, Gregg, Rickley, Edward and Thomas Connor. Factors Affecting Measured Aircraft Sound Levels in the Vicinity of Start-of-Takeoff Roll, n.d. 

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1970 - 1979

Rickley, Edward J. and Alan D. Pierce. 1979. Detection and Assessment of Secondary Sonic Booms in New England, October 1979, DOT-TSC-FA953-PR-79-2. 
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Morgan, James A. and Uno Ingard. 1979. Railroad Retarder Noise Reduction Study of Acoustical Barrier Configurations, May 1979, DOT-TSC-NHTSA-79-35. 
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Newman, J. Steven and Edward J. Rickley. 1979. Noise Levels and Flight Profiles of Eight Helicopters Using Proposed International Certification Procedures, March 1979, DOT-FAA-EE-79-03. 
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Rickley, Edward J., et al. 1978. Roadside Barrier Effectiveness Noise Measurement Program, April 1978, DOT-TSC-NHTSA-78-24; HS 803 289. 
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Rickley, Edward J., Ford, David W. and Robert W. Quinn. 1978. Highway Noise Measurements for Verification of Prediction Models, January 1978, DOT-TSC-OST-78-2; DOT-TSC-FHWA-78-1. 
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True, H.C. and Edward J. Rickley. 1977. Noise Characteristics of Eight Helicopters, July 1977, FAA-RD-77-94. 
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True, H.C., Rickley, E.J. and R.M. Letty. 1977. Helicopter Noise Measurements Data Report Volume II, Helicopter Models: Bell 212 (UH-1N), Sigorsky S-61 (SH-3A), Sikorsky S-64 "Skycrane" (CH-54B), Boeing Vertol "Chinook" (CH-47C), April 1977, FAA-RD-77-57,II. 
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True, H.C., Rickley, E.J. and R.M. Letty. 1977. Helicopter Noise Measurements Data Report Volume I, Helicopter Models: Hughes 300-C, Hughes 500-C, Bell 47-G, Bell 206-L, April 1977, FAA-RD-77-57, I. 
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Rickley, E.J. and Robert Quinn. 1977. An Investigation of Site Effect on Roadside Measurement of Truck Noise, January 1977, DOT-TSC-OST-76-6. 
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Rickley, E.J., Quinn, R.W. and N.R. Sussan. 1975. Noise Emissions and Building Structural Vibration Levels from the Supersonic Concorde and Subsonic Turbojet Aircraft, March 1975. DOT-OST-74-35. 
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Rickley, E.J., Quinn, R.W. and N.R. Sussan. 1974. Noise Level Measurements of Railroads: Freight Yards and Wayside, May 1974. DOT-TSC-OST-73-46. 
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Kinney, W.A., Pierce, A.D. and Rickley, E.J.. 1974. "Helicopter Noise Experiments in an Urban Environment", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, v. 56, n. 2, August 1974, pp. 332-337. 
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Rickley, E.J., Quinn, R.W. and N.R. Sussan. 1973. Wayside Noise and Vibration Signatures of High-Speed Trains in the Northeast Corridor, September 1973. DOT-TSC-OST-73-18. 
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Quinn, Robert W. 1972. Ambient Noise Level Measurements in Proposed Florida Airport Area, December 1972, DOT-TSC-OST-72-19. 
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Rickley, Edward J. and Robert W. Quinn. 1972. MBTA Rapid Transit System (Red Line) Wayside and In-Car Noise and Vibration Level Measurements, August 1972, DOT-TSC-OST-72-31. 
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Rickley, Edward J., Quinn, Robert W. and George Byron. 1971. Noise Level Measurements on the UMTA Mark 1 Diagnostic Car (R42 Model), October 1971, DOT-TSC-UMTA-72-2. 
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Quinn, Robert W. 1971. Measurement of Ambient Noise Levels in the Florida Everglades, September 1971, DOT-TSC-OST-72-2. 
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Community Noise Survey of Medford, Massachusetts, May 1971. DOT-TSC-OST-72-1. 
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