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The impact of touristic infrastructures on local quality of life: the case of noise pollution in Barcelona

Author
Marmolejo, C.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
6th Conference of International Forum on Urbanism Barcelona
Date of publication
2012
Presentation's date
2012-01-27
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of the International Forum on Urbansim
First page
1
Last page
12
Publisher
Escola Técnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona
International Forum on Urbanism
URL
http://hdl.handle.net/2099/12600 Open in new window
Abstract
Massive tourism has made it necessary the construction of huge infrastructures to serve as regional gates to high capacity transport systems as highways, ports and airports. In installing such infrastructures local quality of life may be seriously disrupted. The valuation of these negative externalities is neural in the correct assessment of touristic investment, and for the correct planning of their integration into the urban fabric. This paper reports the results of a research designed to asse...
Citation
Marmolejo Duarte, Carlos Ramiro. The impact of touristic infrastructures on local quality of life: the case of noise pollution in Barcelona. A: Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism. "6th Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU): TOURBANISM, Barcelona, 25-27 gener". Barcelona: IFoU, 2012, p. 1-12.
Keywords
Airport noise, Contingent valuation, Environmental economics, Noise assessment
Group of research
CPSV - Centre of Land Policy and Valuations

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