Transportation noise and public health outcomes: biological markers and pathologies
|Title:||Transportation noise and public health outcomes: biological markers and pathologies||Authors:||Faulkner, Jon
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10533||Date:||29-Aug-2018||Online since:||2019-05-20T11:36:50Z||Abstract:||In 2009 the World Health Organisation recommend that for the prevention of sub-clinical adverse health impacts related to night-time noise, the general population should not be exposed to noise levels greater than 40dB(A). Contemporary scientific studies exploring the relationship between transport noise and health-related outcomes have served to reinforce the veracity of this recommendation. Indeed, a number of recent studies suggest that adverse impacts begin to occur at even lower levels - somewhere in the 30-39 dB(A) range. Within the foregoing context, this paper systematically reviews the contemporary academic literature in an attempt to delineate specific biological markers and pathologies associated with noise-health outcomes as a result of transportation noise exposure. In doing so, we highlight and categorise these markers specifically for a range of emerging health impacts. By highlighting such relationships, the goal is to allows other researchers to easily identify key health-related variables in national and international data sets. By utilising this data in conjunction with noise mapping data it may be possible to determine dose-effect and burden of disease relationships more accurately for a wider range of health issues in specific cities across Europe.||Type of material:||Conference Publication||Publisher:||Institute of Noise Control Engineering - USA||Keywords:||Environmental noise impacts; Public health; Noise pollution; Road traffic noise; Railway noise; Aircraft noise; Industrial noise||Other versions:||https://internoise2018.org/||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed||Is part of:||Proceedings of a meeting held 26-29 August 2018, Chicago, Illinois, USA||Conference Details:||The 47th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering (INTER-NOISE 2018), Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, 26-29 August 2018||ISBN:||9781510873032|
|Appears in Collections:||Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy Research Collection|
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