Publications

ERCD publications

A list of publicly available ERCD documents is given below. Unless otherwise stated these reports may be ordered from TSO (The Stationery Office).  Please click on the title to view the summary and download the report where available.

Please note that the annual noise contour reports for Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted are published and distributed by the Department for Transport (DfT).

 

Publication Date

Reference

Title

Price (excluding P&P)

June 2012

ERCD Report 1207

Tranquillity: An overview

TBC
June 2011

ERCD Report 1104

Environmental Metrics for FAS

£11.75
Dec 2010

ERCD Report 1007

Noise Measurements of Reverse Thrust at Heathrow and Stansted Airports

£11.75
Dec 2010

ERCD Report 1004

Noise Monitor Positions at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports (2nd edition)

£11.75

Oct 2010

ERCD Report 1006

Measurement and Modelling of Aircraft Noise at Low Levels

£19.00
Feb 2010ERCD Report 0908

Aircraft Noise and Children’s Learning

£5.75
Feb 2010ERCD Report 0907

Environmental Noise and Health: A Review

£13.00
Sep 2009ERCD Report 0906

Accuracy of Data in the Noise and Track Keeping System at the London Airports

£18.00
May 2009ERCD Report 0905

Aircraft Noise and Sleep Disturbance: A Review

TBA
Jan 2009ERCD Report 0904

Metrics for Aircraft Noise

£11.75
Dec 2007ERCD Report 0708

London Stansted Airport Strategic Noise Maps 2006

£18.55
Dec 2007ERCD Report 0707

London Gatwick Airport Strategic Noise Maps 2006

£18.55
Dec 2007ERCD Report 0706

London Heathrow Airport Strategic Noise Maps 2006

£18.55
Nov 2007ERCD Report 0705

Revised Future Aircraft Noise Exposure Estimates for Heathrow Airport

n/a
Nov 2006DfT Code of Practice

Noise from Arriving Aircraft - An Industry Code of Practice
Published and distributed by the DfT.

 Free
Nov 2005ERCD Report 0506

Precision of Aircraft Noise Measurements at the London Airports

 £11.75
Jan 2005ERCD Report 0406

Techniques used by ERCD for the Measurement and Analysis of Aircraft Noise and Radar Data

 £18.75
Feb 2004ERCD Report 0306

Noise Mapping - Aircraft Traffic Noise 
Published and distributed by Defra.

 n/a
Dec 2003ERCD Report 0308

Revised Future Aircraft Noise Exposure Estimates for UK Airports
Published and distributed by the DfT.

 £5.00
(incl. ERCD Report 0307) 
Dec 2003ERCD Report 0307

Updated Methodology and Supplementary Information Relating to Future Aircraft Noise Exposure Estimates for UK Airports 
Published and distributed by the DfT.

£5.00
(incl. ERCD Report 0308) 
July 2003ERCD Report 0304

Stansted Airport: A Study of Aircraft Noise Insulation Boundaries

 £20.00
Apr 2003ERCD Report 0207

Departure Noise Limits and Monitoring Arrangements at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports

 £41.25
Apr 2003ERCD Report 0206

A Practical Method for Estimating Operational Lateral Noise Levels  

 £11.75
Apr 2003ERCD Report 0205

Quota Count Validation Study: Noise Measurements and Analysis 

 £23.25
Mar 2003ERCD 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 

 £11.75
Nov 2002ERCD Report 0204

Review of the Quota Count (QC) System: Re-analysis of the Differences between Arrivals and Departures 

 £18.00
Aug 2001Internoise paper

Aircraft Noise Model Validation 

 n/a
Jun 2001IoA paper

Validating the CAA Aircraft Noise Model with Noise Measurements  

 n/a
May 2001IoA paper

Aircraft Noise in London: Past, Present and Future 

 n/a
Mar 2000R&D Report 9964

Adverse Effects of Night-time Aircraft Noise

 £15.00
Dec 1999DETR

Noise from Arriving Aircraft: Final Report of the ANMAC Technical Working Group - Annexes
Published and distributed by the DfT.

 £25.00
(NB: cost is for whole document, not just annexes)
Jun 1999R&D Report 9842

The UK Civil Aircraft Noise Contour Model ANCON – Improvements in Version 2

 £10.00
  
Mar 1999R&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

£10.00
Aug 1998DORA Report 9850

Night Time Ground Noise

 £20.00
Nov 1998
 
R&D Report 9823

Assessment of Revised Heathrow Early Mornings Approach Procedures Trial

   £15.00
Oct 1996Supplement to CS Report 9539

Review of the Departure Noise Limits at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports: Additional Study of Boeing 747 Departures

£5.00
Dec 1995CS Report 9539

Review of the Departure Noise Limits at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports

 £15.00
Dec 1992DoT

Report of a Field Study of Aircraft Noise and Sleep Disturbance
Not available for download.

£11.00
Nov 1992DORA Report 9120

The CAA Aircraft Noise Contour Model: ANCON Version 1

  £5.00
Sep 1990DORA Report 9023

The Use of Leq as an Aircraft Noise Index

 £4.00
Nov 1988
 
DR Report 8711

General and Business Aviation Noise Study – Noise Exposures in the Survey Areas
Not available for download.

 £7.50
May 1988
 
DORA Report 8717

CAA Monitoring of the Noise Impact at Night of Heathrow Terminal 4 Operations – Annex 2
Not available for download.

£4.00
Apr 1988
 
DORA Report 8721

Sample Noise Monitoring of the 95 PNdB Landing and Take-off Contours for Aircraft Operating at Night at Gatwick Airport
Not available for download.

 £3.00
Mar 1988
 
DORA Report 8717

CAA Monitoring of the Noise Impact at Night of Heathrow Terminal 4 Operations – Annex 1
Not available for download.

£10.00
Mar 1988
 
DORA Report 8717
 

CAA Monitoring of the Noise Impact at Night of Heathrow Terminal 4 Operations
Not available for download.

£6.00
Oct 1987DR Report 8715

Noise Disturbance at Night Near Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. Critique of the Technical Issues Raised by Consultees during the 1986 Public Consultation
Not available for download.

£3.00
Mar 1987CAA Paper 87004

Noise Attenuation Properties of Headsets in a Helicopter Noise Environment
Not available for download.

£3.00
Aug 1986DORA Report 8601
 

CEC Joint Study of Community Response to Aircraft Noise 1984
Not available for download.

£5.00
Feb 1986
DR Report 8513

Noise Disturbance at Night Near Heathrow and Gatwick Airports: 1984 Check Study
Not available for download.

£2.50
Jan 1985DR Report 8402

United Kingdom Aircraft Noise Index Study: Main Report

£12.50
Apr 1984DORA Communication 8312

1982 Aircraft Noise Index Study: Tabulations of the Responses to the Social Surveys
Not available for download.

£12.50
Sep 1983DR Report 8304

1982 Helicopter Disturbance Study: Main Report
Not available for download.

£4.00
May 1982DORA Report 8203

Reaction to Aircraft Noise Near General Aviation Airfields
Not available for download.

£4.00
Sep 1982
DORA Communication 8204

Ground-Roll Noise Modelling in the DORA Noise and Number Index Computer Model and Measurements at Heathrow and Gatwick
Not available for download.

 £5.00
Sep 1981
DORA Communication 8106

Criticisms of the Noise and Number Index
Not available for download.

£1.50
Sep 1981
 
DORA Communication 7907

The Noise and Number Index

 £1.50
Aug 1980
 
DORA Report 8008 

Aircraft Noise and Sleep Disturbance: Final Report

£3.50
Aug 1980
 
DORA Communication 8007 

Aircraft Noise and Sleep Disturbance: A Selection of Tabulations of the Postal Surveys for the Main Phase of the Study
Not available for download.

 £1.50
 
Aug 1980
 
DORA Communication 8006

Aircraft Noise and Sleep Disturbance: A Selection of Tabulations of the Responses to the Administered Surveys for the Main Phase of the Study
Not available for download.

 £1.00
Jun 1978CAA Paper 78011

Noise and Sleep: A Survey of the Literature on Sleep Disturbance by Noise
Not available for download.

 £1.00
Apr 1978
CAA Paper 78006

The Noise Benefits Associated with Use of Continuous Descent Approach and Low Power/Low Drag Approach Procedures at Heathrow Airport

 £2.50
Feb 1978
 
CAA Paper 78002

A Technical Evaluation of Initial Trials of Quieter Approach Procedures at London (Heathrow) Airport Summary Report

 £2.50
Apr 1977CAA Paper 77007

Noise Data from the First Year of Scheduled Concorde Operations at Heathrow Airport - London

 £5.00