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Environmental Noise

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Jan. 1, 1996)

Introduction The ability to hear sounds is a sensory function vital for human survival and communication. However, not all sounds are wanted. 'Unwanted sounds', for which the term 'noise' is normally used, often have their origin in human activities (mainly transport, industry and households). This article addresses environmental noise ­ also ...

Sustainable desalination: environmental approaches

by IDE Technologies  (Jun. 24, 2015)

Abstract The environmental issues of possible concern during construction and operation of desalination plants (mainly large-scale facilities) include impacts that are common to many coastal development projects (e.g. land use and aesthetic impacts), as well as specific impacts associated with the elements of the desalination system and auxiliary ...

Environmental Noise (Booklet)

by Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S  (Mar. 14, 2006)

About this booklet This booklet deals with environmental noise − for example, noise from industrial sites, road and rail traffic, airports and fairgrounds. It does not cover related issues such as building acoustics, building vibration or domestic noise. Neither does it cover human response to vibration nor industrial uses of ...

The Silence of the Lambs – Invictus Case Study

by Cirrus Environmental  (Apr. 16, 2015)

The sound of new-born lambs bleating is something that most people would be happy to wake up to on a Spring morning – or perhaps not? Noise consultant Louise Alderson, had the unusual assignment of monitoring noise levels from baby lambs and their mothers on a farm in Cumbria following a planning application to build a housing development ...

The Role of EHS Software

by EHS Insight  (Jul. 23, 2015)

Environmental, health and safety (EHS) software plays a key role in most industries today. In short, it is the goal of putting a strong safety program in place within the company. This offers a number of benefits for the organization including minimizing risks associated with environmental regulations, reducing the company's environmental impact, ...

5kw Solar Power Plant - Case Study

by Inverter Go  (May 26, 2015)

(1)The Project Proposed Overseas Division Construction Engineering Group is mainly responsible for overseas market development function.In foreign countries, especially developing countries, Many engineering projects are away from downtown or some new area, project management and life electricity sometimes rely on diesel generators ...

Eionet priority data flows, May 2014 - April 2015

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Jul. 6, 2015)

Overall approach for scoring The evaluation of the overall country performance is based on simple scoring rules: for each data flow, the maximum score is 3 points and the minimum score is – 1 point (see the detailed evaluation criteria on pages 8–17 in this report). Scores from all priority data flow areas are summed up for each ...

Continuous noise monitoring for environmental application

by Cirrus Research plc  (Jun. 1, 2008)

The increasing awareness of the public of environmental issues such as CO2 emissions, carbon footprints and waste recycling has brought the issue of environmental noise to the fore. Many of the demands of modern society result in the creation of noise sources such as larger airports, additional power stations and higher road traffic levels. In ...

Integrated noise calculation and evaluation according to the EU directive on environmental noise

by SoundPLAN International LLC  (Nov. 11, 2009)

The model data for acoustic calculations already contains essential characteristics for more in depth evaluation of the results (i.e. building heights, number of storeys, or ground space per storey). With additional information such as building usage and number of inhabitants, the evaluation and graphical representation of the results can be ...

Noise Pole Power Station Noise case study

by Cirrus Environmental  (Jan. 1, 2015)

Equipment Summary Invictus Environmental Noise Pole Noise-Hub Noise Management Software Before the Cirrus System was installed we could never investigate noise complaints properly ...

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