Detailed Weather and Terrain Analysis for Aircraft Noise Modeling

A study has been conducted supporting refinement and development of Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA’s) airport environmental analysis tools. Tasks conducted in this study are: (1) updated analysis of the 1997 KDEN noise model validation study with newer versions of integrated noise model (INM) and related tools; (2) analyze a sample of the 1997 KDEN validation data with simulation modeling; (3) develop algorithms for detailed weather modeling in FAA tools; (4) assess available validation data from studies at other airports; and (5) develop simplified terrain processing implementation, adapting the process successfully employed in simulation models.

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    200 12th Street South, Suite 900
    Arlington, VA  United States  22202

    Federal Aviation Administration

    Office of Environment and Energy, 800 Independence Ave, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591

    Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

    Environmental Measurement and Modeling Division
    Kendall Squate
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142-1093
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  • Publication Date: 2013-4


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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Final Contractor Report
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 107p

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  • Accession Number: 01522323
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-VNTSC-FAA-14-08, Wyle Report 13-01
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT57-10-D-30014; DTRTV-T02002; FA4TCK MLB45
  • Created Date: Apr 15 2014 3:14PM