Bianchi, Frederick W.
MAINE / Bar Harbor
Acadia National Park
This project, performed within Acadia National Park, assessed sources of noise pollution and provided the park with methods for reducing noise. Based on previous studies conducted by the National Park Service, the project team recorded noise levels in the most popular locations within Acadia, analyzed the resulting data, and identified human voices as the most significant sources of noise. Using this information, the team was able to test a Quiet Zone within the park and in doing so achieved a 26.4% reduction in human noise.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Interactive Qualifying Project
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Humanities and Arts