WIT Press

Development Of Tools For The Description Of Urban Noise Pollution: Application To The City Of Zaragoza

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT950281

Volume

18

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

738 kb

Author(s)

F.J. Martinez, J. Llado, J.L. Pelegrm, A. Ibanez & M.P. Aguerri

Abstract

As an answer to the problem created by the acoustic pollution in the City of Zaragoza, the Environmental Service of the Town Hall set up the design and realization of a program of anti-noise pollution actions.This program consists of the following types of actions: development of technical tools, civic sensitizing actions and corrective, administrative and legislative actions. In this paper we are going to describe the noise pollution description tools developed as well as a pilot anti-traffic noise action (installation and evaluation of an urban motorway noise barrier). 1 Introduction Zaragoza is a city of 600.000 inhabitants situated on the Ebro river, in the Northeast of Spain. In view of its st

Keywords