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Traffic Noise Mapping in Chile [Case Study]

optimus green sound level meter being used to traffic noise mapping in chile

With a population of around 17 million and roughly one-third of that living in Chilean capital of Santiago, traffic noise mapping wouldn’t seem top of the urban research agenda. Not so, last year a report stated that new car sales were up a staggering 27.3% in the country as the economy continues to improve. Santiago is also one of General Motors’ manufacturing bases in South America. That’s why Prof. Jorge Arenas undertook a two-year noise mapping study using equipment from Cirrus Research. Read the full case study here.

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The Measure Issue 10 Autumn 2016 – The Cirrus Research Newsletter

The Measure Issue 10 Autumn 2016

The latest issue of The Measure, the Cirrus Research newsletter is now available for download. In this issue we’ve covered: The new doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter with a history and timeline of the doseBadge family A case study for the Optimus Green Sound Level Meter and the Invictus Environmental Noise Monitor at the Classical Haçienda Concert Our Dragon Boat Race Team Dates Read More…

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Optimus and Invictus are the Classic Combination [Case Study]

Haçienda Classical Concert

Imagine a perfect summer’s evening with a 40-strong classical orchestra playing to an appreciative audience in a leafy green park. So far, so very English. Add in the fact the Park is in the heart of Lancaster city surrounded by thousands of homes and the orchestra is playing sets of the Hacienda’s classic 90s house music hits and you can understand the headache facing Acoustic Consultant Chris Selkirk on his latest noise monitoring project.

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LNE Type Approval to IEC 61672-1:2013 & IEC 61260:1995 for the Optimus Red & Optimus Green

Cirrus Optimus LNE Approval to the new sound level meter standards

We’re pleased to announce that the Class 1 Optimus Green and Class 1 Optimus Red Sound Level Meters have passed the latest round of Type Approval Tests and have been certified as meeting the latest version of the sound level meter standard, IEC 61672-1:2013 (and the corresponding NF EN 61672-1:2014 publication). The instruments have been tested and certified by the LNE, Read More…

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Una Guía para la Terminología de Medición de Ruido [eBook gratis]

Existen alrededor de 100 parámetros diferentes que pueden ser usados durante tus mediciones de ruido. Cada parámetro puede decirte algo diferente sobre el ruido que estás midiendo. ¿Cómo recuerdas lo qué significa cada término acústico y para qué sirve? Expand your Noise Knowledge!Signup to the NoiseNews blog for the latest article updates straight to your inbox.

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Noise Pollution Fears Raised at Fracking Planning Meeting

Fears of noise pollution, water contamination and even potential earthquakes were all aired at a contentious 2-day hearing this week. Would councillors eventually approved fracking to take place in North Yorkshire? Expand your Noise Knowledge!Signup to the NoiseNews blog for the latest article updates straight to your inbox.

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A Guide to Environmental Noise Measurement Terminology [Free eBook]

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The most advanced environmental noise monitors can measure more than 100 different noise parameters at the same time. Each parameter can tell you something different the environmental noise you’re monitoring. How do you remember what all this noise terminology means and what it does?

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How to Protect Your Hearing this Bonfire Night

Fireworks over Tower Bridge

Yes, The 5th November is almost here. The brilliant bonfires and fantastic fireworks will soon be bursting into life, painting the skies with their cocktails of colours. So, don’t commit treason and protect your hearing. Not sure how? Here’s our advice. Expand your Noise Knowledge!Signup to the NoiseNews blog for the latest article updates straight to your inbox.

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