traffic noise monitoring News

  • More traffic in Montevideo, but no more noise

    Despite increasing numbers of motor vehicles, a study with a Brüel & Kjær sound level meter has proven noise levels in the bustling Uruguayan capital city Montevideo have remained relatively stable. The study - carried out by the capital's Administration - used a Bruel & Kjaer Sound Level Meter Type 2250 to measure from 63 different points around the city. The test ...

  • Traffic noise pollution mapped with new mobile phone app

    A new mobile phone application which can help monitor traffic-noise exposure is presented in a recent study. The app, ‘2Loud?’, can measure indoor night-time noise exposure and, given large-scale community participation, could provide valuable data to aid urban planning, the researchers say. In an Australian pilot study, nearly half of participants who used the app found that they ...

  • IMMISmt – monitoring system for air pollution and noise in cities

    IMMISmt is a real time monitoring system for air quality and noise. Based on online traffic data, measurements of air quality stations and weather data, IMMISmt calculates traffic induced emissions, background and total pollutant concentrations as well as noise levels within the streets as, e. g., hourly mean values. To do so, IMMISmt combines various models which are validated and widely used in ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Smart Eye Traffic Cameras go online with Envirologger

    The smart eye traffic monitoring system is now compatible with the Envirologger products. The camera is able to count, classify and determine the speed of road traffic in up to four lanes of counter flowing traffic without the need for induction loops which cause road surface damage and disruption. The camera now connects to the logger and data is ‘pushed’ back via an Envirologger ...


    By Envirologger Limited

  • Casella called to assist the Spanish traffic police

    Casella Spain has been selected by the Spanish Traffic Police to participate in a working group assessing data provided by the instruments included in a month-long trial of roadside monitoring enclosure systems (Romons) under strict motorway testing conditions. Casellas integrated Romon, that encompasses, for the first time, both ambient gas and particulates and environmental noise equipment in ...


    By Casella

  • Smart eye traffic cameras go online with Envirologger

    The smart eye traffic monitoring system is now compatible with the Envirologger products. The camera is able to count, classify and determine the speed of road traffic in up to four lanes of counter flowing traffic without the need for induction loops which cause road surface damage and disruption. The camera now connects to the logger and data is ‘pushed’ back via ...


    By Envirologger Limited

  • New technology offers low cost noise monitoring

    Networks of wireless sensors could be used to monitor traffic noise. A new study shows that the wifi sensor systems, although slightly less accurate than precision noise monitoring systems, can provide detailed information, with dense coverage, about traffic noise over a longer period. Their low cost and low energy requirements make them particularly suitable and attractive for use by local ...

  • DUO Smart Noise Monitors bridging the gap in Scotland

    The Forth Replacement Crossing (FRC) is a new cable-stayed bridge currently built over the estuary Firth of Forth in Edinburgh Scotland. It will serve as a replacement crossing for the deteriorating Forth Road Bridge, which provides a vital road link for maintaining the economies of Edinburgh, Fife and the East coast of Scotland. This is actually the largest bridge project in Northern Europe and ...


    By ACOEM

  • Launch Casper Noise Lab

    Improve communication and get more effect from your noise monitoring system while reducing reporting costs. Casper launches a new product to improve community relations, Casper Noise Lab. Airports spend a lot of time and money on the implementation of noise abatement procedures. Annoyance by aircraft noise however is ...


    By Casper BV

  • The Battle Against Aircraft Noise

    There is good news for anyone living near or under a flight path of one of the UK’s airports this week. A report out from the Airport Operators’ Association (AOA) shows that UK airports are reducing noise pollution and carbon emission despite growth in passenger numbers. The AOA was keen to publish the report in response to political and ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • New noise monitoring terminal from Brüel & Kjær is robust, reliable and remote

    Brüel & Kjær has launched its new Noise Monitoring Terminal, 3639-A/B, created specifically for unattended environmental noise monitoring. The noise monitoring terminals operate as part of an environmental noise monitoring system for permanent, mobile or semi-permanent observation, which can be controlled by a remote PC. The broadband and 1/3 octave information is recorded every 1/2-second, ...

  • Casper and Cirrus Environmental provide world-leading airport noise monitoring system

    Casper, the specialist in web-based visualisation and monitoring software for the aviation industry and Cirrus Environmental, a leading specialist in the design and manufacture of environmental noise monitoring solutions, today announced a partnership on airport noise monitoring. Casper Noise: Casper’s web-based noise management solution provides a complete suite of functionalities for ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • IMMISmt – monitoring system for air pollution and noise in cities

    IMMISmt is a real time monitoring system for air pollution and noise. Based on online traffic data, measurements of air quality stations, emission data and weather data, IMMISmt continuously calculates traffic induced emissions, background and total pollutant concentrations as well as noise levels within the streets as, e. g., hourly mean values. To do so, IMMISmt combines various ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Traffic pollution still harmful to health in many parts of Europe

    Transport in Europe is responsible for damaging levels of air pollutants and a quarter of EU greenhouse gas emissions. Many of the resulting environmental problems can be addressed by stepping up efforts to meet new EU targets, according to the latest report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The EEA’s ...

  • Popular TV Programme trusts XL2 for Noise Monitoring of Wind Farms

    Eco Eye, Irelands longest running and most successful environmental documentary series recently turned their attention to Wind Energy using the XL2 sound level meter and weather protected microphone to monitor noise from one of Irelands largest wind farms. In the episode broadcast on the 10th February titled ‘Greening our Electricity’ the renowned Irish journalist Duncan ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Casper and Cirrus Environmental provide world-leading airport noise monitoring system

    Casper, the specialist in web-based visualisation and monitoring software for the aviation industry and Cirrus Environmental, a leading specialist in the design and manufacture of environmental noise monitoring solutions, today announced a partnership on airport noise monitoring. Casper Noise: Casper’s web-based noise management solution provides a complete suite of functionalities for ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Larson Davis Enhances the Model 831 NoiseTutor for Noise Monitoring Applications

    The enhanced NoiseTutor allows for remote control, high speed data transfer, and the publishing of real-time reports and alerts. Larson Davis is pleased to introduce the latest version of the Model 831 NoiseTutor. The NoiseTutor provides unique capability for consultants and project leaders who need real-time acoustic data or who may be challenged with monitoring noise at remote sites. ...

  • Air Quality & Noise Control Conference

    Air pollution is the world’s largest single environmental health risk. Unprecedented infrastructure activities, industrialization and heavy traffic are the main threats which increase the risk of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. Noise-monitoring stations have been installed across the UAE to control the sound level in the cities. Restrictions were imposed on working hours and the ...

  • Noise Nuisance Assessment with Input Keypad

    The XL2-TA Sound Level Meter is the first type approved sound level meter with a certified input keypad for legal noise nuisance assessment. The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) in Germany confirmed, that ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Exposure to Environmental Noise - World Health Organisation Report

    Exposure to environmental Noise If you are exposed to environmental noise such as motorised transport, you may experience feelings of stress and discomfort. Monitoring these noise levels is important to protect yourself and workers exposed to high levels of noise, whether it be industrial or environmental.   There are many different sources of environmental ...


    By Shawcity Limited

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