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Traffic noise exposure usefully assessed by END digital maps

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Case Studies: Subregional/National
Research and Methods: Subregional/National
Indicators and Data: Subregional/National

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The Integration / Strategies: National strategies, Action plans, Capacity building, Implementation

Digital noise maps developed under the EU’s Environmental Noise Directive (END) are a useful way of assessing traffic noise exposure for local residents, according to a recent Swedish study. The END maps could also be used to standardise noise exposure information in noise and health research.

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  • English