B Acronyms and Abbreviations


AIP

Airport Improvement Program

ASEB

Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board


CO

carbon monoxide

CO2

carbon dioxide


dB

decibel

DNL

day-night average sound level

DoD

Department of Defense


EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EPN dB

effective perceived noise level in decibels


FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FARs

Federal Aviation Regulations


HSCT

high speed civil transport

HSR

High Speed Research (program)


ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

IMC

instrument meteorological conditions

INM

Integrated Noise Model

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change


MAGENTA

Model for Assessing the Global Exposure to the Noise of Transport Aircraft

MTOW

maximum takeoff weight


NAE

National Academy of Engineering

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NOx

oxides of nitrogen

NRC

National Research Council


PFC

Passenger Facility Charge (program)


QAT

Quiet Aircraft Technology (program)


SOx

oxides of sulfur


TRL

technology readiness level


UV

ultraviolet



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For Greener Skies: Reducing Environmental Impacts of Aviation B Acronyms and Abbreviations AIP Airport Improvement Program ASEB Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board CO carbon monoxide CO2 carbon dioxide dB decibel DNL day-night average sound level DoD Department of Defense EPA Environmental Protection Agency EPN dB effective perceived noise level in decibels FAA Federal Aviation Administration FARs Federal Aviation Regulations HSCT high speed civil transport HSR High Speed Research (program) ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization IMC instrument meteorological conditions INM Integrated Noise Model IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change MAGENTA Model for Assessing the Global Exposure to the Noise of Transport Aircraft MTOW maximum takeoff weight NAE National Academy of Engineering NAS National Academy of Sciences NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NOx oxides of nitrogen NRC National Research Council PFC Passenger Facility Charge (program) QAT Quiet Aircraft Technology (program) SOx oxides of sulfur TRL technology readiness level UV ultraviolet