Working Group on Measurement and Evaluation of Outdoor Community Noise

Chair: Mark Bastasch

Scope: Develop and maintain standards for outdoor environmental noise that deal with:

  1. Definitions and nomenclature
  2. Measurements, including both short-term measurements and long-term monitoring.
  3. Modeling of environmental noise
  4. Quantitative evaluation of the effects of environmental noise such as annoyance, complaints, sleep disturbance, disturbance by noise-induced vibration and rattles
  5. Compatible land use planning with respect to noise.

Responsible for the following published standards:



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