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New York City Noise Pollution Research

Researchers from NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress and Music and Audio Research Laboratory have teamed up to study the problem of urban noise pollution.


Every day in New York City, you hear trains screeching, horns honking, sirens blaring — and that is just on your morning commute. New York is loud; too loud for some people. 

Researchers from NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress and Music and Audio Research Laboratory have teamed up to study the problem of urban noise pollution. They are doing so by building and using smart sensors that look like microphones.

The project is called Sounds of New York City. It is in its early stages. Right now, researchers are building what they call an intelligent sensor network. 

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