Noise Model of Lake Powell

Map of Lake Powell and Glen Canyon NRA
Map shows Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell in relation to plateaus and surrounding Navajo Indian Reservation lands.

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Noise model shows distribution of aircraft noise over Lake Powell, Utah
Noise model shows how noise from air tours distributes over Lake Powell, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah. The outer dotted, black lines show park boundaries for the lower, southwest area of the park. Dotted orange lines show aircraft flight tracks. Equivalent sound level is expressed from least (purple) to most noise (orange). Planners use acoustic footprints such as this to evaluate the distribution and duration of noise over a park relative to sensitive natural and cultural areas.

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Last updated: September 21, 2018