WIT Press

Environmental Monitoring Of An Urban Railway

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT980381

Volume

36

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

1,148 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

T. Bazzichelli & S. Ricci

Abstract

The environmental impact of a rail infrastructure during its operating is often very strong, especially in urban environments where the structure of land is more complex. The present paper deals with the use of the environmental monitoring as a control tool able to act on the significant parameters linked to environmental impacts. By means of a set of standardised monitoring activities, to be carried out on the basis of space and time representing criteria, can be followed the development of the parameters during the whole life of the infrastructure and the results can be compared with the wished standards. The following monitoring activities have been planned with reference only to the selected primary factors, acting directly on the environment, to which is possible to report the

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