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Monitoring and Mapping of Environmental Noise

DescriptionStudy to provide the SE with information on issues surrounding collection & handling of data associated with mapping requirements likely to result from the proposed EC Directive on Environmental Noise
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateAugust 14, 2002

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MONITORING AND MAPPING OF ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE

This document is also available in pdf format (564k) Dr B McKell BSc, MSc, PhD, C.Eng, MIOA Technical Director, Stanger
Mr S Fisher, BA(Hons), MIOA, Principal Consultant, Stanger
Mr N Jones, Senior Consultant, BSc, MSc, MAGI Stanger
Miss Jane Evans, BSc Stanger
Mr Brian Stark, Stanger
Scottish Executive Central Research Unit 2002
CONTENTS
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
CHAPTER ONE BACKGROUND
INTRODUCTION
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
REPORT STRUCTURES
CHAPTER TWO
DRAFT DIRECTIVE INPUT DATA REQUIREMENTS
AND IDENTIFICATION OF ORGANISATIONS AND
AGENCIES TO BE CONTACTED

DRAFT EC DIRECTIVE ON ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE
DATA REQUIREMENTS
CHAPTER THREE AQUIRED DATA
STUDY AREA
CHAPTER FOUR
GOOD PRACTICE AND PROCEDURES AND
ISSUES SURROUNDING MAPPING

GOOD PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES
ISSUES SURROUNDING THE COLLECTION AND
AVAILABILITY OF DATA FOR MAPPING
MAPPING USING GIS
CHAPTER FIVE CONCLUSIONS
CHAPTER SIX
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH

WIDER USE OF NOISE MAPPING 'OUTPUT' DATA
FURTHER RESEARCH
REFERENCES
ANNEX ONE AGGLOMERATION MAPS
ANNEX TWO 'MAPPING' PRODUCTS
ANNEX THREE DEFINITION OF DIRECTIVE
NOISE PARAMETERS

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