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  • Festival music never sounded so good

    Festival music never sounded so good

    Music festivals have been popular for decades, with millions of attendees across the globe at events such as Lollapalooza in Argentina and Chile, Glastonbury in England or Coachella in the United States, to name but a few. Part of the attraction of ...

    Jochen Schaal

  • A holiday from noise pollution

    A holiday from noise pollution

    Tourism is one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world and offers significant benefits, but among the many challenges the industry faces is protecting the local population, environment, and the travellers themselves, from excessive ...

    Arne Berndt

  • Noisy sites setting alarm bells ringing?

    Noisy sites setting alarm bells ringing?

    Industrial sites such as refineries and factories will always be noisy, but with millions of people across the world occupationally exposed to hazardous noise, and noise-related hearing loss listed as one of the most prevalent occupational health ...

    Arne Berndt

  • END noise mapping – the sustainable solution of the german federal railway authority, review to an outstanding

    END noise mapping – the sustainable solution of the german federal railway authority, review to an outstanding

    The Federal Railway Authority of Germany was tendering 2006 a sustainable noise mapping system to fulfil the needs of the END (European Noise Directive). The aim of the project was to develop a system which contains all required model data and ...

    Michael Gille, Walter Stankewitz, Uwe Jasnoch

  • Procedures to analyse noise maps in connection with noise action plans

    Procedures to analyse noise maps in connection with noise action plans

    After finishing of the noise mapping of the European Noise Directive1” the noise action planning follows. This part of the END-projects concerns with measures for noise reduction in general and in detail and information and collaboration of the ...

    Arne Berndt, Gert Braunstein, Michael Gillé

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

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

    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 ...

    Dieter Zollitsch, Gert Braunstein

  • Silence is Golden

    Silence is Golden

    Modern living incurs much unwanted and disruptive noise – automobiles, trains, airplanes, jackhammers, sirens, loud speakers – occurring all around us every day. These intrusive sounds seep through walls and windows, entering our homes and ...

  • Queensland Rail – An example in effective noise mapping and noise control implementation for existing rail operations

    Queensland Rail – An example in effective noise mapping and noise control implementation for existing rail operations

    There is an increasing trend in the world today to model noise impacts of city-wide infrastructure such as rail, road and industrial activities.  This is particularly true of the European Union, which sought to produce an integrated approach ...

    Noel A. Morris

  • Noise Planning Software Used to Map Major EU Roadways

    Noise Planning Software Used to Map Major EU Roadways

    Most countries have a national noise policy to protect citizens from undesirable environmental noise levels from road, rail and air traffic and industrial sources. The European Noise Directive for the Assessment and Management of Environmental Noise ...