November 6, 2019 By Sherri Lange-Master Resource Source: https://www.masterresource.org/wind-turbine-noise-issues/sensing-not-hearing-cooper-qa-1/ Congratulations to Steven Cooper on his appointment to the European Acoustics Association Technical Committee on Noise, as the group leader on wind turbine noise, and on presenting three papers at the International Congress on Acoustics in Germany. ~DeFrock. “But wind turbine noise issues are not just … Continue reading ‘Sensing but not Hearing’: Steven Cooper On Wind Turbine Nuisance-Part 1.
'The plaintiffs claim that developers built the project too close to their homes and as a result, have created a number of hazards and adverse health effects, including sleep disturbance, annoyance, headaches, dizziness, vertigo, nausea, motion sickness, bodily sensations, fatigue, stress, depression, memory deficits, inability to concentrate, anxiety and an overall reduced quality of life. The complaint says that these effects are largely due to the shadow flicker and loud noise that comes from the turbines when they are in motion.'
'While increased local connectivity in ACC and rAmyg may only reflect an initial bodily stress response towards (sub-)liminal IS, we speculate that stimulation over longer periods of time could exert a profound effect on autonomic functions and may eventually lead to the formation of symptoms such as sleep disturbances, panic attacks or depression, especially when additional risk factors, such as an increased sensibility towards noise, or strong expectations about the harmfulness of IS are present'. -Markus Weichenberger, Martin Bauer, Robert Kühler, Johannes Hensel, Caroline Garcia Forlim, Albrecht Ihlenfeld, Bernd Ittermann, Jürgen Gallinat, Christian Koch, and Simone Kühn
Bald Hills Wind Farm Summary Report (45.04 MB) [alt. link] 'The monitoring program confirms that sound levels were exceeded, and sleep disturbance, intrusive noise and nuisance conditions existed at the homes of the persons involved during this monitoring program:' p.8.
file:///C:/Users/User/Downloads/Raymond_Hartman_The_Adverse_Health_Impacts_of_IWTs-Its_all_in_your_head-full_with_CV.pdf Author: Hartman, Raymond- 5th April 2013 In this paper, I review two recently completed research papers that purport to provide scientific evidence regarding the adverse health effects of Industrial Wind Turbines (IWTs). Having done so, I find that they provide no scientific information. Rather, they present disinformation which may be used to improperly shape public … Continue reading Adverse Health Impacts Of Industrial Wind Turbines: A Scientific Response To “Its All In Your Head”
Source: Posted on June 19, 2019 by newsdesk Photo: stock image. Flinders University researchers are investigating the effects on human sleep of noise emissions from wind farm turbines. Audible and potentially annoying indoor low-frequency noise from a wind farm is present for about 16% of the time at distances up to 3.5km, field data recorded in South Australia … Continue reading Wind Farm Noise Recorded Almost 9km Away
The Flinders University is conducting a wind farm noise study and the effects of noise disruption on sleep disturbance by assessing sleep in a controlled laboratory environment.