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Methods for the assesment of low frequency noise - NO01071

This report describes field trials carried out to test the workability and usefulness of a procedure for assessing low frequency noise. The procedure includes guidance notes and a pro-forma report with step by step instructions. It does not provide a prescriptive indicator of nuisance but rather gives a set procedure to help Environmental Health practitioners to form their own opinion. The assessment is based on whether the measured levels of LFN exceed a reference curve, and whether there is correlation between the complainant’s comments and measured noise.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Methods for the assesment of low frequency noise   (98k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2004

To: 2005

Cost: £76,359
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Salford
Environmental Protection              
Noise Nuisance              
Fields of Study