Sound and noise in urban parks

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António P. O. Carvalho; Ricardo A. F. Cleto;
(2012)
  • Subject: Environmental engineering | :Engenharia do ambiente [Ciências da engenharia e tecnologias] | Engenharia do ambiente | :Environmental engineering [Engineering and technology]

The main goal of this work is to study the soundscape of city gardens and urban parks using a sample of ten sites in Oporto, Portugal to analyze their soundscape through the acoustic characterization of the park's exterior and interior noise levels (LAeq, LA10, LA50 and... View more
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