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Human response to wind turbine noise - perception, annoyance and moderating factors


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Title: Human response to wind turbine noise - perception, annoyance and moderating factors
Authors: Pedersen, Eja
E-mail: eja.pedersen@set.hh.se
Issue Date: 23-May-2007
University: Göteborg University. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Inst of Medicine. Dept of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Pedersen, E., and Persson Waye, K. Perception and annoyance due to wind turbine noise – a dose-response relationship. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2004, 116, 3460–3470.

II. Pedersen, E., Hallberg, L.R.-M., and Persson Waye K. Living in the vicinity of wind turbins - grounded theory study. Qualitative Research in Psychology. In press.

III. Pedersen, E., and Persson Waye, K. Wind turbine noise, annoyance and self-reported health and wellbeing in different living environments. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Published online, 1 Mar 2007.

IV. Pedersen, E., and Larsman, P. The impact of visual factors on noise annoyance among people living in the vicinity of wind turbines. Submitted.
Links to parts of work: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oem.2006.031039
Disputation: 12 juni 2007, i sal 2118, Hus 2, Sahlgrenska akademin, Arvid Wallgrens Backe, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: wind turbines
noise annoyance
sound perception
audio-visual interaction
low-level noise exposure
Abstract: Aims The aims of this thesis were to describe and gain an understanding of how people who live in the vicinity of wind turbines are affected by wind turbine noise, and how individual, situational and visual factors, as well as sound properties, moderate the response. Methods A cross-sectional study was carried out in a flat, mainly rural area in Sweden, with the objective to estimate the prevalence of noise annoyance and to examine the dose-response relationship between A-weighted sound pressu... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-7149-9
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/4431
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