These sounds -- and the scientific advances related to them -- will only be found at the Acoustics’08 Paris meeting, to be held Monday June 30 through Friday July 4, 2008 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France. Scientists and engineers will convene there to present some 3,500 talks and posters related to acoustics.
The science of acoustics is a cross-section of diverse disciplines, including architecture, naval warfare, meteorology, psychology, physics, marine biology, medicine, and music. Acoustics’08 Paris is the world’s largest meeting devoted to this range of topics. It incorporates the 155th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), the 5th Forum Acusticum of the European Acoustics Association (EAA), and the 9th Congrès Français d’Acoustique of the French Acoustical Society (SFA) integrating the 7th EUROpean conference on NOISE control (euronoise), the 9th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics (ecua) and the 60th Anniversary of the SFA.
Journalists are invited to cover the upcoming meeting either onsite in Paris or online through the meeting's World Wide Press Room. Some preliminary highlights appear below and in the news release that will follow.1) HIGHLIGHTS
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/002973.pdf- IMPROVING HEARING AIDS
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/001296.pdf- BASS CLARITY IN POP AND ROCK VENUES
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/001726.pdf- RESTORATION OF THE ‘BENEVENTO’ ROMAN THEATRE
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/000549.pdf- ASSESSING THE BONES
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/002279.pdf- NOISE IN HOSPITALS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY HARVARD STUDY
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/002709.pdf- MONITORING LARGE WHALES AT THE POLES THROUGH ALL SEASONS
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/003269.pdf- VARIATIONS OF ICE BREAKING NOISE IN ANTARCTICA
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/000446.pdf- BRASS INSTRUMENT PERFORMANCE GUESTURES
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/003106.pdf- RESPONSE TO WIND TURBINE NOISE IN THE NETHERLANDS
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/001890.pdf- ACOUSTIC PREDICTIONS OF AVALANCHES
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/001091.pdf- THE SOUND OF WATERFALLS IN SPACE
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/002438.pdf- ACOUSTIC MEASUREMENTS OF NASA SPACE SUITS
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/003391.pdf- TIRE/ROAD NOISE REDUCTION
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/002224.pdf- NOISE CONTROL IN LIGHT AIRCRAFT
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/002914.pdf- HOW JAPANESE, AMERICANS AND GERMANS PERCEIVE COPY MACHINE NOISE
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/000995.pdf- THE NEED FOR ULTRASOUND THERAPY STANDARDS
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/003385.pdf- SOUND AND SKIN
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/000661.pdf- LOW NOISE TIRES
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/000417.pdf- THE PHYSICS OF THE BANJO
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/000147.pdf- COMBINED SEISMIC, RADAR, AND INDUCTION SENSOR FOR LANDMINE DETECTION
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/003090.pdf- SLEEP-DEPRIVED SPEECH
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/002960.pdf- THE SOUND OF A BALLOON BURSTING
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/000266.pdf- HOW PRESCHOOL NOISE AFFECTS TEACHERS
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/001498.pdf- A VENUS NOISETRAP
http://www.intellagence.eu/acoustics2008/output_directory/cd1/data/articles/000281.pdf2) WEBSITES OF INTEREST/MORE INFORMATION
- Hotel and other travel information can be found at: http://www.acoustics08-paris.org/venue/accommodation.3) ADDITIONAL MEETING NEWS RELEASES
Around mid-June, the World Wide Press Room (http://www.acoustics.org/press) will be updated with the new content for the Acoustics’08 meeting in Paris (currently it has content from the previous ASA meeting in New Orleans). A detailed release describing the World Wide Press Room will be sent out in mid-June4) PRESS REGISTRATION
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