noise mapping project News

  • Noise mapping and prediction to the latest standards

    Brüel & Kjær has announced new enhancements to Predictor-LimA, its powerful and intuitive noise mapping and prediction software. This update means that Predictor-LimA now provides: • Internationally recognized proof of calculation method compliance according to ISO 17534 software quality assurance • Compliance of CNOSSOS-EU, the European ...

  • IMMI 2014- Noise Mapping at its best

    IMMI 2014 helps you getting your tasks done better and faster. Intuitive handling: Managing all tasks in an easy way Calculation, assessment, prediction,... For all noise sources Powerful calculation: Calculation Control Center: managing all tasks in a single ...


    By Wölfel Group

  • Better noise mapping with dynamic search method

    Braunstein + Berndt GmbH announce the release of their newly developed Dynamic Search calculation method. Dynamic Search estimates the contribution for each receiver and ranks the influence of all sources. Only the sources important to the final result of a receiver are calculated; the rest are estimated. By dynamically selecting the sources that need to be calculated versus estimated, more data ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • Bruel & Kjaer’s Noise Mapping Software Heads East

    To meet growing demand from Consultants and other Environmental experts in China, Brüel & Kjær’s noise prediction software - Predictor-LimA - is now available in Chinese. Created by Softnoise and distributed by Brüel & Kjær, Predictor-LimA Software Suite provides environmental noise calculation, mapping and analysis. It’s powerful, intuitive and cost ...

  • Brüel & Kjær launches updated noise mapping software

    Sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær’s latest version of its environmental noise mapping software, Predictor-LimA, is now available to download. The Predictor-LimA Software Suite is a highly advanced system for environmental noise calculation, mapping and analysis. It’s powerful and intuitive, making it the ideal software for experts and non-experts, ...

  • Bruel & Kjaer launches updated noise mapping software

    Leading sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær has made environmental noise mapping much simpler with a more user friendly version of its Predictor-LimA 7810 software – Version 8.1. This latest version has an improved data handling system, an intuitive Windows®-based graphical user interface - and integrated project organisation options for scenario management and ...

  • Sound and the City - environmental noise mapping made simple

    Brüel & Kjær launch latest version of Predictor software. Environmental noise mapping is now much simpler with world leading sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær’s new Predictor™ 7810 software. Created specifically for use with Brüel & Kjær’s 2250 and 2270 sound level meters, Predictor™ 7810 V 6.1 is the most efficient multi-purpose Windows® software package available for noise ...

  • Flying Eurofighter noise mapped by Brüel & Kjær

    Airbus Defence and Space and Brüel & Kjær have successfully completed noise measurements on the Eurofighter jet, to calculate its on-ground noise exposure under different thrust and flight configurations.   The noise measurements were made by repeatedly flying the jet over a Brüel & Kjær data acquisition system collecting data from a 29m diameter array of ...

  • Time to set standards for mapping noise and stick to them

    SoundPLAN, the leading international expert designer and provider of acoustics and air pollution simulation software for environmental modelling, is calling on the bodies responsible for setting noise standards around the world to ensure that they implement and maintain high quality standards with thorough test procedures and scenarios.  The USA’s Federal Highway Administration’s ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • Reducing noise pollution - success stories

    A project in Ireland has won the European Soundscape Award 2014 for its work on acoustic planning and urban sound design. The prize, presented by the European Environment Agency (EEA) on Thursday evening in Bern, recognises initiatives that can help reduce noise and create healthy soundscapes. Noise pollution can increase stress levels or disturb sleep, affecting human health. Prolonged exposure ...

  • 01DB s mapping 12 Petrobras Oil Refineries

    PETROBRAS is the national oil company in Brazil. Concerned about the working conditions of its employees, PETROBRAS wishes to identify, assess and control noise pressure levels of its refineries. With 12 exploitation sites and about 3,500 noise sources to analyze, this project is a huge one. 01dB provided a complete noise mapping of each production site with ...


    By ACOEM

  • Students help eliminate noise disturbance

    A team of engineering students, from the University of Windsor, established a consistent noise emission contour of North America’s Windsor-Detroit border in an effort to eliminate transport noise affecting locals at Canada’s largest border crossing.The project – known as ‘Windsor Environmental Noise Mapping Initiative’ (WENMI) – was carried out, using environmental noise calculation and mapping ...

  • Brüel & Kjær’s noise monitoring road trip

    To help acousticians and those involved with assessing the impact of sound on local communities, Brüel & Kjær has launched an environmental Noise Monitoring Tour. Beginning this month in Toronto, Canada, the free seminars have been designed to provide ...

  • Not all noise and air pollution simulations are created equal.

    Which software best meets your needs now? How can you avoid expensive upgrades and licenses later? Use this free software comparison tool to compare features and capabilities. The simple format lets you add your own items for unbiased comparisons. You decide what you need and want in a software package. When it’s time to ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • Madrid City Council controls urban noise

    To continue tackling noise pollution and meet national and European standards for environmental noise, Madrid City Council has extended its service contract with sound specialist Brüel & Kjær. Following 20 years of technical support, Madrid’s Environmental Noise Control Department has decided to extend its contract with the noise and vibration company for another two years. ...

  • Noise Barrier efficiency calculations now identify imperfect barriers

    Brüel & Kjær today announced its Predictor-LimA noise mapping and prediction software now automatically calculates noise barrier efficiency to identify inadequate barrier performance. In addition, by modelling how well a noise barrier performs along the transmission loss spectrum, acoustic experts can more easily identify the most effective noise barrier for a specific ...

  • New generation of environmental noise monitoring systems from Brüel & Kjær

    Based on its more than 60 years of experience in environmental noise assessment, Brüel & Kjær is now launching its latest generation of environmental noise management systems, incorporating state-of-the-art technology such as safe and secure real-time data streaming into a professional geodatabase. The system, which has been developed in cooperation with expert customers, is a powerful and ...

  • Rising levels of greenhouse gases may aggravate rising tide of noise from ships, oil exploration and military sonar

    The world's oceans and seas are becoming noisier as a result of increases in vessels; a rise in seismic surveys and because of the new generation of military sonars , an alliance of wildlife groups said today. They are concerned that the cacophony of sounds pervading the once seas are intensifying threats to marine mammals who use sound, sometimes over great distances, to communicate, forage for ...

  • DOE, BOEMRE and NOAA announce nearly $5 million for joint environmental research projects to advance Ocean renewable energy

    The Department of Energy (DOE), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), and the Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today announced eight joint research awards totaling nearly $5 million to support the responsible siting and permitting of offshore wind energy facilities and ocean energy generated from waves, tides, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • SoundPLAN-essential 2.0

    SoundPLAN-essential 3.0 is the single document application for environmental noise planning of roads, railways and industrial facilities. Create noise contour maps in cities and open environment from basic 3D geometry and some traffic information or sound power data. It was conceived with the occasional users in mind, who may not have in-depth knowledge of acoustics and want results in the ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

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