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Noise Pollution: A REPORT IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
1. Discuss the adverse effects of community noise, including interference with communication, noise-induced hearing loss, annoyance responses, and effects on sleep, the cardiovascular and psycho-physiological systems, performance, productivity, and social behavior.
2. Describe the various types of noise that can affect the community and offers some basic definitions used in measuring sound for assessing the expected effects.
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In third world countries more than half of the population is exposed to noise pollution. When one realizes that at 65 decibels (dBA) sound pressure level, sleeping becomes seriously disturbed and most people become annoyed, it is clear that community noise is a genuine environmental health problem. In the absence of future ambitious noise abatement policies, the noise environment risks to remain unsatisfactory or even deteriorate.
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