Additional Information

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Many people visit national parks to enjoy the soothing sounds of nature.
Many people visit national parks to enjoy the soothing sounds of nature.

NPS / Jeremy M. White

Introductory Materials

Air Tour Management Planning
Military Overflights
  • Western Pacific Regional Sourcebook (USAF/NPS Regional Overflight Sourcebook)
Acoustical Monitoring
  • Bioacoustical Monitoring in Terrestrial Environments, 2012. This article appeared in Acoustics Today, Vol. 8, Issue 3 and may be found on the website of the Acoustical Society of America. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the Acoustical Society of America.
  • NSNSD Acoustical Monitoring Training Manual [1,932 KB PDF]
Effects of Noise
Effects of Vibration
  • Annotated Bibliography on the Effects of Vibration on Natural and Cultural Resources [158 KB PDF]
Noise Mitigation
Soundscape-Related Planning Documents
  • Denali National Park and Preserve Final Backcountry Management Plan, January 2006
    [2,674 KB PDF]
  • Zion National Park Soundscape Management Plan [4,806 KB PDF]

Last updated: July 3, 2017