Noise and Emissions

Aircraft, helicopters, ground vehicles, and munitions used in military training and testing operations emit regulated air pollutants and produce noise. SERDP and ESTCP projects are working to improve understanding of these impacts, develop novel methods to measure and predict their occurrences, and assess and minimize impacts.

Completed Projects List
Project Title Completed

Non-Ozone Depleting Mobile Heat Pump

Project Information
Project ID: WP-199706
Principal Investigator: Ms. Reza Salavani, AFRL, Air Base Technology Branch
ESTCP Jan 1999

Effect of Biodiesel on Diesel Engine Nitrogen Oxide and Other Regulated Emissions

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200308
Principal Investigator: Mr. Bruce Holden, NAVFAC Engineering Service Center
ESTCP Jun 2006

Demonstration of Diesel Engine Air Emissions Reduction Technologies

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200404
Principal Investigator: Mr. Bruce Holden, NAVFAC Engineering Service Center
ESTCP Dec 2008

Qualification of an Acceptable Alternative to Halon 1211 DoD Flightline Extinguishers

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200618
Principal Investigator: Mr. Howard Bowman, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
ESTCP Sep 2008

Continuous Emissions Monitor for Hazardous Air Pollutant Metals

Project Information
Project ID: WP-199807
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Seltzer, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Div.
ESTCP Mar 2001

Field Validation of Real-Time Airborne Lead Analyzer

Project Information
Project ID: WP-199905
Principal Investigator: Ms. Leslie Karr, Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center
ESTCP Jan 2002

Reduction of Diesel Engine Particulate Emissions Using a Self-Regenerating Soot Filter

Project Information
Project ID: WP-199906
Principal Investigator: Mr. Bruce Holden, NAVFAC Engineering Service Center
ESTCP Oct 2003

Assessing and Controlling Blast Noise Emission

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200006
Principal Investigator: Dr. Larry Pater, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
ESTCP Dec 2007

An Alternative to EPA Method 9 - Field Validation of a Digital Recording and Analysis System for Opacity Compliance Measurements

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200119
Principal Investigator: Mr. Steve Rasmussen, Hill Air Force Base
ESTCP Feb 2005

Reduction of Particulate Emissions from Turbine Engines Using the +100 Additive

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200121
Principal Investigator: Mr. Edwin Corporan, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
ESTCP Oct 2006

Demonstration of Low Emissions Trapped Vortex Combustor Technology

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200123
Principal Investigator: Mr. Ken Barlow, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
ESTCP Aug 2010

On-Board Oxygen Line Cleaning System for Use with DoD Weapons Systems

Project Information
Project ID: WP-199910
Principal Investigator: Ms. Mary Hayes, U.S. Air Force
ESTCP Sep 2006

Optimizing Infrastructure for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200402
Principal Investigator: Mr. David Cook, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
ESTCP Jun 2014

Validation of the Aerosol Beam-Focused Laser-Induced Plasma Spectrometer (ABF-LIPS) for Metal Emission Characterization

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200213
Principal Investigator: Dr. Nancy Ruiz, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center
ESTCP Jun 2012

In Situ Characterization of Point-of-Discharge Fine Particulate Emissions

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200420
Principal Investigator: Mr. Howard Beardsley, AEC/(Booz Allen Hamilton)
ESTCP May 2009

Improved Military Noise Monitoring System

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201117
Principal Investigator: Mr. Edward Nykaza, U.S. Army ERDC/CERL
ESTCP Jun 2015

Demonstration of Novel Sampling Techniques for Measurement of Turbine Engine Volatile and Non-Volatile Particulate Matter (PM) Emissions

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201317
Principal Investigator: Mr. Edwin Corporan, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
ESTCP Jun 2017

Emission Reduction Planning Model

Project Information
Project ID: WP-175
SERDP Oct 1997

Advanced Mass Spectrometry for Atmospheric Monitoring

Project Information
Project ID: WP-192
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Ballenthin, AFRL/VSBP
SERDP Oct 1998

Characterization of Open Burning/Open Detonation Emissions

Project Information
Project ID: WP-247
SERDP Oct 1997

FY 2020 New Start Project Selections

FY 2020 New Start Project Selections for the Environmental Solicitation – SERDP; ESTCP

DoD Instruction (DoDI) 4715.13:
DoD Noise Program
   

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