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2013-10-30 14:05:01

Penn Medicine-led panel reports that noise exposure is a serious public health threat The combined toll of occupational, recreational and environmental noise exposure poses a serious public health threat going far beyond hearing damage, according to an international team of researchers writing today in The Lancet. The review team, including a Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania expert, examined the latest research on noise's impact on an array of health indicators...

Airplane Noise Cardiovascular Disease Risk
2013-10-09 10:12:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A pair of new studies in the British Medical Journal indicate that individuals who live near a major airport run a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. In one study, scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health discovered that American zip codes with 10-decibel higher aircraft noise averaged a 3.5-percent higher cardiovascular hospital admission rate for adults aged 65 and older. In the other study, a team of...

2012-06-17 23:01:18

PlaneNoise Complaint Box provides KAPF's management with a set of innovative, automated web-based tools streamlining the entire noise comment process from data collection to GIS mapping to detailed analyses and reporting. Port Jefferson, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2012 PlaneNoise, a provider of affordable and comprehensive airport noise complaint management solutions, today announced that Naples Municipal Airport (KAPF) in Naples, Florida, is now using the PlaneNoise Complaint Box to enhance its...

Reducing Jet Noise By Controlling Turbulence
2011-09-13 06:08:00

  Supercomputing aids scientists in developing a novel technique to reduce jet noise Airlines and aircraft manufacturers are under increasing pressure to keep noise levels low for airport personnel and for people in surrounding neighborhoods. In fact, about every 10 years, the International Civil Aviation Organization, whose recommendations influence policies in the United States and abroad, reduces the maximum noise an airplane can produce before it can be certified and sold to...

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2010-12-14 14:29:40

The holidays are here and the nation's airports are busier than ever "“thousands of airplanes taking off and landing. Passengers and people living around airports are reminded that the airplane is not the quietest mode of transportation; certainly not as quiet as a sleigh pulled by eight tiny reindeer. Fear not, because even while travelers are heading home, NASA continues working with others in industry and academia on technologies that will create a more silent night (and day) around...

2010-10-08 02:01:46

Exposure to noise is a fact of life. At high levels, noise can damage hearing, and at lower levels it can disrupt sleep patterns, interfere with communications, and even cause accidents. A new National Academy of Engineering report characterizes the most commonly identified sources of noise, looks at efforts that have been made to reduce noise emissions, and suggests ways to decrease exposure in workplaces, schools, recreational environments, and residences. Development of noise control...

2010-06-08 18:35:53

Nighttime noise from passing aircraft, trains and automobiles is associated with disturbed sleep and impaired neurobehavioral performance in the morning Nighttime noise from nearby road traffic, passing trains and overhead planes disturbs sleep and impairs morning performance, according to a research abstract that will be presented Tuesday, June 8, 2010, in San Antonio, Texas, at SLEEP 2010, the 24th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC. Results indicate that mean...

2010-05-28 07:35:00

FRANKFURT/>, May 28, 2010/> /PRNewswire/ -- In the coming years, Fraport AG's sustainability policy will focus on the issues of noise monitoring, active noise abatement and noise impact research. Presenting Fraport's latest sustainability report at a press conference today, Fraport executive board chairman Dr. Stefan Schulte/> declared the reduction of aviation-related noise emissions to be a major challenge in the near future. "We want to promote reduction of noise nuisance in the...

2009-02-02 15:01:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Era Systems Corporation, a subsidiary of SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), today announced it has been awarded a contract by the City of Phoenix to upgrade its noise and flight track monitoring solution at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The solution will feature Era's AirScene.com NOMS (Noise and Operations Management System) and Bruel & Kjaer's 3639E noise monitors. AirScene.com NOMS allows the airport to correlate aircraft...

2008-10-04 21:00:12

Torrance airport will show off a new $256,000 noise-monitoring system to the public at an open house today. The digital, computerized system replaces cumbersome reel-to- reel tapes and other antiquated equipment used since the airport first began monitoring aircraft noise in the late 1970s, said Shant Megerdichian, facilities operations manager. Airplanes using the airport are required to abide by noise regulations and use a set flight path to minimize the impact of flight operations on...