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Urban Forest Acoustics [Hardcover]

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Item description for Urban Forest Acoustics by Voichita Bucur, Natalia Janson, Dmitry Postnov, Olga Sosnovtseva, Eghosa Osaghae, Callum Roberts, Becky Freeman & B. Teissier...

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.

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Pages   181
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Weight:   1 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jun 15, 2006
Publisher   Springer
ISBN  3540307834  
ISBN13  9783540307839  

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More About Voichita Bucur, Natalia Janson, Dmitry Postnov, Olga Sosnovtseva, Eghosa Osaghae, Callum Roberts, Becky Freeman & B. Teissier

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! 2005 Silver medal "SociA(c)tA(c) d'Encouragement au ProgrA]s" Paris, France

1993-1994 cited in Who's Who - Publications Board

1999 Professor - honorific- University Transylvania- Brasov, Roumania

1978-2005 senior Scientist at INRA -Centre de Recherches ForestiA]res de Nancy, France

since 1979- participation to numerous international conferences on nondestructive testing, ultrasonics, wood, musical instruments

- 1984 Ph D thesis - Dr. Ing. on "ultrasonics and wood" -Institut SupA(c)rieur de MatA(c)riaux, St. Ouen- Paris, France

1962 diploma on "wood mechanics" Polytechnic Institute, University Transylvania, Brasov, Roumania

Voichita Bucur has an academic affiliation as follows - Universite Henri Poincare, Nancy, France.

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