Impacts of Highway Noise on Migratory Birds
Wildlife & Ecosystems
Research Idea Scope
TERI Database Administrator Notes. Not recommended at present time by 2009 Natural Systems Subcommittee. Subcommitee recommended funding ID#456, which addresses similar issues.
This would be a follow-up to research on the responses of nesting migratory birds to new highway noise. TIme frame: total 5 years. The project is currently underway and has been funded by Utah DOT as mitigation for the Legacy parkway project. At the current time, most information on impacts of highway noise on migratory birds is based on research in the
Urgency and Payoff
To more accurately assess the impacts of highway noise on migratory bird distribution, habitat use, and nesting.
Paul A. Garrett, FHWA/HEPN, Telephone: 720-963-3071