Noise Mapping & GIS
Organiser: Gaetano LICITRA
Organisation/Institution: ARPAT - Regional Agency for Environmental Protection of Tuscany, Italy
According to the 2002/49/EC Directive, strategic noise mappings will be due to the EC in 2006. Several research groups in Europe agree that the use of GIS technologies is a promising tool for addressing this problem in a way oriented to people information; innovative techniques are under developement in order to determine the population exposure to noise.