International Congress on Landscape Ecology: Understanding Mediterranean Landscapes Human vs Nature, Antalya, Turkey, 23 - 25 October 2014, pp.285-295
In this research, the subject of soundscape has been scrutinized thoroughly for the purpose of integrating sound objects into landscape design, planning and management process. In order to achieve that inclusion, intrinsic terms have been examined together with examples of some world renowned researches in this field. In addition, this study highlights the undervalued importance of acoustic ecology from a human perspective in the urban landscapes of Ġzmir, Turkey. Key Words: soundscapes, soundscape ecology, acoustic ecology, sound environment, soundscape design.