By: Voichita Bucur
190 pages, 109 illus
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.
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Your orders support book donation projects
I'm telling all my friends about your site. We're all into conservation and the environment and the variety of offerings is really impressive.
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985