Urban sound planning, local air quality and quality of life

  • Urban sound mapping using in-house developed state-of-the-art calculation techniques. 
  • Fast and accurate sound mapping at shielded urban locations.
  • Extended knowledge regarding the quiet side concept based on sound propagation modelling between urban canyons and perception of environmental noise.
  • Designing urban streets to reduce noise exposure at pedestrians and along facades.
  • Modelling local air quality by exploiting the link between noise levels and air pollutant concentrations near road traffic.
  • Quality of life studies related to urban road traffic based on noise mapping and surveys.
  • Detailed modelling of the acoustic effect of building envelope greening measures.
  • Intelligent, distributed environmental noise monitoring in cities.
  • Soundscape assessment based on sensor networks including automated source identification and anomaly detection (acoustic data mining).

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