Volume No. 1 Issue No.: 3 Page No.: - January-March 2007

 

NOISE POLLUTION AND ITS IMPACT ON URBAN LIFE

 

N. K. Garg1*, V. K. Gupta2 and R. K. Vyas3

1 Department of Physics, Govt. Madhav Science College, Ujjain (INDIA)
2 Department of Mathematics, Govt. Madhav Science College, Ujjain (INDIA)
3 Govt. Higher Secondary School, Damoh, Madhya Pradesh (INDIA)

 

Received on : September 9, 2006

 

ABSTRACT

 

Noise Pollution Level observations were carried out at Ujjain (India) during Kumbmela - 2004 and in the year 2006, with the help of portable sound level meter. During Kumbh mela, noise level was found to be maximum 115 db. Noise level of other cities have also been compared. Bhopal has been found to be the most sound polluted city in M.P. (India). On the other hand Hardwar (a holy town) has been observed is more noise polluted as compared to Mumbai.

 

Keywords : Noise pollution, Community noise, Auditory effects, Threshold shift, Protection.

 

 

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