Urban Forest Acoustics

Urban Forest Acoustics

by Voichita Bucur
     
 

Trees can reduce noise by sound reflection and absorption. Investigating noise control in urban environments, Voichita Bucur's new book Urban Forest Acoustics covers the following topics: - dendrological characteristics of trees - factors affecting sound propagation in forest belts - equipment for in situ noise measurements - acoustical sensors for the

Overview

Trees can reduce noise by sound reflection and absorption. Investigating noise control in urban environments, Voichita Bucur's new book Urban Forest Acoustics covers the following topics: - dendrological characteristics of trees - factors affecting sound propagation in forest belts - equipment for in situ noise measurements - acoustical sensors for the measurement of tree characteristics - noise attenuation in situ due to the ground and scattering by trees, trunks, foliage, branches - protection against traffic noise from highways, railways, aircraft - relations between urban noise and trees, birds, and insects - fire control - economic aspects related to the value of urban trees. The book is of particular interest to those concerned with environmental management, noise control, and urban forestry. It is an invaluable source of information for environmental managers, foresters, acousticians, engineers, architects, scientists, and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642068041
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
10/14/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
Pages:
181
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

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