Dieter Schwela

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The mandate of the International Commission on Biological Effects of Noise (ICBEN) is to promote a high level of scientific research concerning all aspects of noise-induced effects on human beings and animals. In this review, ICBEN team chairs and co-chairs summarize relevant findings, publications, developments, and policies related to the biological(More)
Human exposure assessment is frequently noted as a weak link and bottleneck in the risk assessment process. Fortunately, the World Wide Web and Internet are providing access to numerous valuable sources of human exposure assessment-related information, along with opportunities for information exchange. Internet mailing lists are available as potential(More)
Introduction Noise is one of the most prevalent environmental and occupational hazards, which, if excessive, may cause hearing damage. According to the recent estimation of environmental noise pollution, as many as 104 million individuals in the US had annual L EX,24h levels of above 70 dB in 2013, and were at increased risk of noise-induced hearing loss,(More)
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