NOISE POLLUTION LEVELS IN THE CITY OF DEHRADUNAkbar Ziauddin, Rohit Singh Baher and N.A. Siddiqui
Modern life has given rise to a new form of pollution, called noise pollution. Crowded cities and towns, mechanized means of transport, new device of recreation and entertainment are polluting the atmosphere with their continuous noise. Noise pollution affects the million of people in all parts of the world especially those are living in the industrialized cities with heavy motor traffic. Dehradun city is one of the fastest growing cities in the Asia. So an attempt has been made in city of Dehradun, to predict the ambient Noise Level (Le) at selected locations with mixed mode traffic density using modeling techniques, and compared the result with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) standards, and made some recommendations to over come the Noise pollution in such growing urban areas.
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