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ANIMA Workshop: Transparent noise management & community engagement in Ljubljana airport area

ANIMA Workshop: Transparent noise management & community engagement in Ljubljana airport area

November 13, 2019

In the framework of the Horizon 2020 Programme, the consortium of ANIMA project (Aviation Noise Impact Management through Novel Approaches) will organise a workshop on the topic of airport noise management: Transparent noise management and community engagement in Ljubljana airport area. The event will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019 between 9:00 and 12:40, at the Municipality of Kranj, Slovenski trg 1, Kranj. The event will be followed by a closing networking lunch. You can access a draft agenda here. Registration is now open. Secure your place, REGISTER HERE! Airports are a symbol of inter-regional and global connectivity. However, an airport may affect the quality of life of residents. Airport noise has an impact on local communities, hence the aviation sector must consistently address the concerns of residents, given their increasing influence on planning and environmental decisions at national and local level. The ANIMA project is a people-oriented research project which actively seeks to engage with affected local communities, to listen to their needs and provide solutions. It has been estimated that one third of annoyance reactions can be explained by non-acoustic features due to the personal, social and situate factors (for instance attitude towards the noise source, etc.). ANIMA project brings […]

New ANIMA publication – Land Use Planning: A Key Approach to Reduce Airport Noise Annoyance

New ANIMA publication – Land Use Planning: A Key Approach to Reduce Airport Noise Annoyance

November 6, 2019

The ANIMA project is delighted to announce that a new publication on land use planning is available! The publication is based on the land use planning workshop which was held in Brussels, on 18 February 2020. The 44 pages report includes insights on land use planning from 17 speakers, explains the views of European Institutions, and it presents the case studies of 3 airports. ‘In the pages of this publication you will gain further understanding about the work that the ANIMA project is doing in the field of noise mitigation through novel approaches, and you will learn about the different pieces of the puzzle that need to be put together in order to effectively respond to the needs of citizens and aviation actors alike,’ – ARC Secretary General Marius Nicolescu. Click here to read the publication  ‘Land Use Planning: A Key Approach to Reduce Airport Noise Annoyance’.

Call for tender: Web development, design and maintenance

Call for tender: Web development, design and maintenance

November 4, 2019

The ANIMA Consortium is looking for a subcontractor to develop, design and maintain its anima-project.eu website. The terms of reference for the tender are available below: Bids with price offers should be submitted to the ANIMA communication partner, the Airport Regions Conference, by 10th January 2020. Please submit your bids via email: Alexandra Covrig, Senior Projects Officer alexandra.covrig@airportregions.org Elena Maximova, Communication Officer – elena.maximova@airportregions.org Should you have questions, please contact us on the given e-mail addresses or by telephone (+32 02 513 48 85).

ANIMA project on course towards better noise management in airport areas

ANIMA project on course towards better noise management in airport areas

October 8, 2019

The latest ANIMA project meeting in Rome (23-27 September) saw partners working on global coordination of aviation noise research together with experts from around Europe, as well as on the refinement of several noise management tools for both local communities and aviation actors. Partners are working on making the project results available in a user-friendly and comprehensive format. To find out more about the latest ANIMA results and what is planned next, click here. In its efforts to enhance coherence and efficiency of aviation noise research in Europe, ANIMA project hosts every year an Aviation Noise Research Network Meeting. This event gathers experts from around the world and it is an opportunity to showcase national, European and international research efforts streamlined within the European Research Roadmap on Aviation noise. For the outcomes of this year’s Aviation Noise Research Network Meeting, click here. Moreover, in conjunction with the ANIMA meetings, the 23rd workshop of the Aeroacoustics Specialists Committee of the CEAS took place. To know more about the workshop, click here. DISCLAIMER: ANIMA is a research project which does not have operational or enforcement capability and which conclusions are proposed to policy-makers. The information and views set out in this press release are independent […]

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