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Author: Gerald L. Dillingham
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: reduction, noise, prospects, achieving, goals, uncertain, aligned, environment, nasas, plans, aviation, faas
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2008-08-01
ISBN-10: 1437903193
ISBN-13: 9781437903195

Reducing aviation noise is important to the efficient operation and expansion of the National Airspace System because community opposition to aviation noise is a major obstacle to airport and runway development. The FAA and NASA have the primary fed. responsibility for R&D on aviation noise. FAA focuses on the impacts of aviation noise on communities, while NASA focuses on noise at its source -- aircraft engines and airframes. Both FAA and NASA have set noise reduction goals. This report addresses: (1) FAA¿s and NASA¿s R&D plans for addressing aviation noise and the extent to which they are
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Author: Gerald L. Dillingham
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: airport, noise, programs, major, role, environment, faa, aviation
Number of Pages: 106
Published: 2000-11
ISBN-10: 0756706912
ISBN-13: 9780756706913

Because of concerns about airport-related noise, the Congress asked GAO to determine: (1) the types of projects that are eligible for federally authorized funding to reduce airport-related noise or mitigate its effects; (2) the differences in the major methods for measuring the impact of airport-related noise; (3) FAA's current noise standards for civil subsonic turbojets & the reasons some of those aircraft are not required to comply with these or earlier standards; & (4) the status of FAA's Land Use Planning Initiative & the major issues the initiative has raised about how best to address ai
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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: rev, conservation, hearing
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2009-02
ISBN-10: 1437907520
ISBN-13: 9781437907520

Noise, or unwanted sound, is one of the most pervasive occupational health problems. Exposure to high levels of noise causes hearing loss and may cause other harmful health effects as well. Prolonged exposure to high noise levels over a period of time gradually causes permanent damage. The OSHA hearing conservation program will protect workers with significant occupational noise exposures from hearing impairment even if they are subject to such noise exposures over their entire working lifetimes. This publication summarizes the required component of OSHAżs hearing conservation program for gen
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Author: Who Regional Office for Europe
Publisher: WHO Regional Office Europe
Keywords: europe, guidelines, noise, night
Number of Pages: 183
Published: 2009-12-31
ISBN-10: 9289041730
ISBN-13: 9789289041737

Environmental noise is a threat to public health, having negative impacts on human health and wellbeing. This book reviews the health effects of night time noise exposure, examines dose-effects relations, and presents interim and ultimate guideline values of night noise exposure. It offers guidance to the policy-makers in reducing the health impacts of night noise, based on expert evaluation of scientific evidence in Europe.The review of scientific evidence and the derivation of guideline values were conducted by outstanding scientists. The contents of the document were peer-reviewed and discu
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Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Removal
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: noise, signals, speech, degraded, removal
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 1989
eBookDB-ID: NAP:00167
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Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Hea
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: noise, impact, environmental, evaluation, group, working, statements, preparing, guidelines, report
Number of Pages: 164
Published: 1977
eBookDB-ID: NAP:15114
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Author: Carl Sommer
Publisher: Advance Publishing, Inc.
Keywords: noise
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2003-07
ISBN-10: 1575370697
ISBN-13: 9781575370699

Marcus and Marcella hate the noisy forest animals and the hard work in searching for food every day. Their eyes light up when a chipmunk tells them that the farm has no noise and lots of food. In spite of being warned by Mama Beaver, they immediately move to the farm. Their dreams come true. But their dreams are shattered when the farmer and his wife come home. The chase is on. After barely escaping, they quickly return to their forest home. They discover that even with all the noise and hard work, the forest is a wonderful place to live. In this delightful and inspiriting story, Carl Sommer s
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