Noise pollution

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Noise pollution

  1. 1. What’s too loud? The History of calculating noise in order to protect the environment
  2. 2. Noise Pollution
  3. 3. What is Noise Pollution? Noise pollution refers to unwanted sound produced by human activities
  4. 4. Noise pollution does not stay in the environment for long such as other pollutants but has many negative effects on the environment
  5. 5. Types of Noise Pollution Domestic Noise Commercial Noise Transportation Noise
  6. 6. Transportation Noise Railway Noise Vehicle Noise Aircraft Noise
  7. 7. Effects of Noise of the Environment On Humans: • deafness •Cardiovascular diseases •High blood pressure •Ulcers •Heart Disease •Irritability On Animals: •Increase of death by altering the prey/predator detection and avoidance •Creates problems in their use of sounds in reproduction and navigation
  8. 8. History of Acoustics Galileo Pythagoras
  9. 9. Twentieth Century and Calculating Noise
  10. 10. 1. 2. 3.Microphone Calibrator Decibel Meter
  11. 11. History of the Decibel Decibel Reading
  12. 12. Introduction of the commercial jet created an increasing amount of pressure to implement noise control laws and systems.
  13. 13. Noise Laws
  14. 14. The END

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