International Journal of Environmental Sciences

Volume 5 Issue 5 2015- March 2015    Pages: 910- 918  <<Previous    Next>>

Effect of noise on human being and eco-friendly measures for control: A review

Author Information:

Gujre Nihal1 Singh R.N2
1- M.phil. Student at School of Energy and Environmental studies, Devi Ahilya University Indore (Madhya Pradesh) India
2-Professor School of Energy and Environmental studies, Devi Ahilya University Indore (Madhya Pradesh) India

ABSTRACT

As we march ahead in 21st era, it has indeed become difficult to escape the effects of urbanization, industrialization etc. With growing population, our planet has been exposed to various kinds of pollutions viz. air, water, soil, noise etc. Out of all these, Noise pollution remains the most neglected one. Sound remains an important part of human life; however it becomes unwanted when it starts leading to disturbance & trauma. The deluge of noise could lead to a poor psychological & physical health. Children & old people are worst hit by its devastating consequences. In this paper, effort has been made to analyze various sources of noise pollution & their detrimental effects on human with eco-friendly measure (Green Roof) to keep noise free society.

Keywords: Vehicular noise, airport noise, occupational noise, eco-friendly measure

.DOI:10.6088/ijes.2014050100085

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