Essays about: "noise pollution"

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  1. 1. Accessibility to social utilities within urban green space. A method-developing thesis.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Johan Wedberg; [2019-10-08]
    Keywords : accessibility; urban green space; sociotope; social utility; cultural ecosystem services; outdoor recreation; GIS; noise pollution; mobility; proximity; public health;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to develop a methodological framework for analyzing the accessibility to potential social utility environments within urban green spaces from a broad population spectrum within a weekday context. The thesis departs with a scientific literature review, which investigates what types of social utilities urban green spaces potentially can provide to an urban population and what kind of attributes that are important for each utility. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cost-benefit analysis of cycle to work scheme : implemented in Jönköping municipality, 2016

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Sandra Gradin; [2019]
    Keywords : CBA; active transport AT ; cycle to work scheme C2W ;

    Abstract : In a response to negative externalities such as GHG emission, health costs, infrastructural costs, noise and air pollution etc. caused by motorised transportation international organizations and governments have started promoting shifts towards active transportation such as walking and cycling. READ MORE

  3. 3. A City of Heathy Mobility. Mixed method case study on development of sustainable bicycle mobility in Warsaw.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Sandra Szynkowska; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainable transportation; development; bicycle; Warsaw; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The uncontrolled development of automotive transportation worldwide raised the urgency to promote sustainable transportation among European cities, whereas bicycle as the most sustainable alternative to cars has become a symbol of urban sustainability. The popularization of cycling trips is conducive to reducing congestion, noise, and pollution in cities. READ MORE

  4. 4. An IoT Solution for Urban Noise Identification in Smart Cities : Noise Measurement and Classification

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för fysik och elektroteknik (IFE)

    Author : Yasser Alsouda; [2019]
    Keywords : urban noise; sound pressure level SPL ; internet of things IoT ; machine learning; support vector machine SVM ; k-nearest neighbors KNN ; bootstrap aggregating Bagging ; random forest; mel-frequency cepstral coeffi-cients MFCC ;

    Abstract : Noise is defined as any undesired sound. Urban noise and its effect on citizens area significant environmental problem, and the increasing level of noise has become a critical problem in some cities. Fortunately, noise pollution can be mitigated by better planning of urban areas or controlled by administrative regulations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development of a GIS methodology to evaluate informal urban green areas for inclusion in a community governance program

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Katalin Bunyevácz; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; informal urban green spaces; community governance; multi- criteria analysis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Informal green spaces are “small green areas” which are some square meter plots along streets or in junctions, in front of public or private buildings. Informal urban green space become or remain in neglected condition due to the lack of capacity of the municipality to maintain them. READ MORE