List of ERCD Reports

The Environmental Research and Consultancy Department of the Civil Aviation Authority publishes studies and research in the form of ERCD Reports

 


Individual Publications
Reference Title Status as at Date
CAP1164 Aircraft noise, sleep disturbance and health effects
Review Comment: The work reported herein was carried out under a Letter of Agreement placed on 4 April 2013 by the Department for Transport. Any views expressed are not necessarily those of the Secretary of State for Transport.
Current June 2014
CAP1165 Managing Aviation Noise Current 29 May 2014
CAP1129 Noise Envelopes Current 13 December 2013
CAP1119 Environmental charging - Review of impact of noise and NOx landing charges Current 15 October 2013
ERCD Report 1206 Strategic Noise Maps for Stansted Airport 2011 Current 19 June 2013
ERCD Report 1205 Strategic Noise Maps for Gatwick Airport 2011 Current 19 June 2013
ERCD Report 1204 Strategic Noise Maps for Heathrow Airport 2011 Current 19 June 2013
ERCD Report 1209 Proposed methodology for estimating the cost of sleep disturbance from aircraft noise Current 22 January 2013
ERCD Report 1208 Aircraft Noise, Sleep Disturbance and Health Effects: A Review Current 22 January 2013
ERCD Report 1207 Tranquillity: An overview Current 15 June 2012
ERCD Report 1104 Environmental Metrics for FAS Current 30 June 2011
ERCD Report 1007 Noise Measurements of Reverse Thrust at Heathrow and Stansted Airports Current 22 December 2010
ERCD Report 1006 Measurement and Modelling of Aircraft Noise at Low Levels Current 29 October 2010
ERCD Report 0908 Aircraft Noise and Children’s Learning Current 16 February 2010
ERCD Report 0907 Environmental Noise and Health: A Review Current 16 February 2010
ERCD Report 0906 Accuracy of Data in the Noise and Track Keeping System at the London Airports Current 30 September 2009
ERCD Report 0905 Aircraft Noise and Sleep Disturbance: A Review Current 27 May 2009
ERCD Report 0904 Metrics for Aircraft Noise Current 20 January 2009
ERCD Report 0708 London Stansted Airport Strategic Noise Maps 2006 Current 18 December 2007
ERCD Report 0707 London Gatwick Airport Strategic Noise Maps 2006 Current 18 December 2007
ERCD Report 0706 London Heathrow Airport Strategic Noise Maps 2006 Current 18 December 2007
ERCD Report 0705 Revised Future Aircraft Noise Exposure Estimates for Heathrow Airport Current 23 November 2007
ERCD Report 0506 Precision of Aircraft Noise Measurements at the London Airports Current November 2005
ERCD Report 0406 Techniques used by ERCD for the Measurement and Analysis of Aircraft Noise and Radar Data Current January 2005
ERCD Report 0304 Stansted Airport: A Study of Aircraft Noise Insulation Boundaries Current July 2003
ERCD Report 0207 Departure Noise Limits and Monitoring Arrangements at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports Current April 2003
ERCD Report 0206 A Practical Method for Estimating Operational Lateral Noise Levels Current April 2003
ERCD Report 0205 Quota Count Validation Study: Noise Measurements and Analysis Current April 2003
ERCD Report 0209 An Assessment of the Accuracy of Flight Path Data used in the Noise and Track-Keeping System at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports Current March 2003
ERCD Report 0204 Review of the Quota Count (QC) System: Re-analysis of the Differences between Arrivals and Departures Current November 2002
R&D Report 9964 Adverse Effects of Night-time Aircraft Noise Current March 2000
R&D Report 9842 The UK Civil Aircraft Noise Contour Model ANCON - Improvements in Version 2 Current July 1999
R&D Report 9841 Review of the Departure Noise Limits at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports: Effects of Take-off Weight and Operating Procedure on Noise Displacement Current March 1999
R&D Report 9823 Assessment of Revised Heathrow Early Mornings Approach Procedures Trial Current November 1998
R&D Report 9850 Night Time Ground Noise Current August 1998
CS Report 9539 Supplement Review of the Departure Noise Limits at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports: Additional Study of Boeing 747 Departures Current October 1996
CS Report 9539 Review of Departure Noise Limits at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports Current December 1995
DORA Report 9120 Erratum The CAA Aircraft Noise Contour Model : ANCON Version 1 Current November 1992
DORA Report 9120 The CAA Aircraft Noise Contour Model : ANCON Version 1 Current November 1992
DORA Report 9023 The Use of Leq as an Aircraft Noise Index Current September 1990
DORA Report 8711 General and Business Aviation Noise Study - Noise Exposure in the Survey Areas Current November 1988
DORA Report 8717 CAA Monitoring of the Noise Impact at Night of Heathrow Terminal 4 Operations - Annex 2 Current May 1988
DORA Report 8721 Sample Noise Monitoring of the 95 PNdB Landing and Take-off Contours for Aircraft Operating at Night at Gatwick Airport Current April 1988
DORA Report 8717 CAA Monitoring of the Noise Impact at Night of Heathrow Terminal 4 Operations - Annex 1 Current March 1988
DORA Report 8717 CAA Monitoring of the Noise Impact at Night of Heathrow Terminal 4 Operations Current March 1988
DR Report 8715 Noise Disturbance at Night Near Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. Critique of the Technical Issues Raised by Consultees during the 1986 Public Consultation Current October 1987
CAA Paper 87004 Noise Attenuation Properties of Headsets in a Helicopter Noise Environment Current March 1987
DORA Report 8601 CEC Joint Study of Community Response to Aircraft Noise 1984 Current August 1986
DR Report 8513 Noise Disturbance at Night Near Heathrow and Gatwick Airports: 1984 Check Study Current February 1986
DR Report 8402 United Kingdom Aircraft Noise Index Study: Main Report Current January 1985
DORA Communication 8312 1982 Aircraft Noise Index Study: Tabulations of the Responses to the Social Surveys Current April 1984
DR Report 8304 1982 Helicopter Disturbance Study: Main Report Current September 1983
DORA Communication 8204 Ground-Roll Noise Modelling in the DORA Noise and Number Index Computer Model and Measurements at Heathrow and Gatwick Current September 1982
DORA Report 8203 Reaction to Aircraft Noise Near General Aviation Airfields Current May 1982
DORA Communication 8106 Criticisms of the Noise and Number Index Current September 1981
DORA Communication 7907 (2nd ed. September 1981) The Noise and Number Index Current September 1981
DORA Report 8008 Aircraft Noise and Sleep Disturbance: Final Report Current August 1980
DORA Communication 8007 Aircraft Noise and Sleep Disturbances: A Selection of Tabulations of the Postal Surveys for the Main Phase of the Study Current August 1980
DORA Communication 8006 Aircraft Noise and Sleep Disturbances : A Selection of Tabulations of the Responses to the Administered Surveys for the Main Phase of the Study Current August 1980
CAA Paper 78011 Noise and Sleep: A Survey of the Literature on Sleep Disturbance by Noise Current June 1978
CAA Paper 78006 The Noise Benefits Associated with Use of Continuous Descent Approach and Low Power / Low Drag Approach Procedures at Heathrow Airport Current April 1978
CAA Paper 78002 A Technical Evaluation of Initial Trials of Quieter Approach Procedures at London ( Heathrow) Airport Summary Report Current February 1978
CAA Paper 77007 Noise Data from the First Year of Scheduled Concorde Operations at Heathrow Airport - London Current April 1977