Both commercial aviation and ground transportation have been severely restricted, which has led to important reductions in environmental noise levels. Some studies suggest a reduction of 8 [...]
Strategic noise maps are a requirement of the Environmental Noise Directive, and have been used by transport authorities, planners and academics to inform an understanding of noise and its [...]
Dr Oliver Bewes – Reducing noise as far as reasonably practicable: Delivering HS2s commitments relating to operational noise
Dr Oliver Bewes discusses reducing noise as far as reasonably practicable and delivering HS2s commitments relating to operational noise
Francesca Giacomello – The prevalence, properties and potential risks of Polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)
PFAS are used in a wide variety of consumer products and industrial applications because of their unique chemical and physical properties. Increasing awareness of the widespread presence of PFAS [...]
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You can now read the presentations given by a variety of specialists at our Virtual Conference in November 2020. They cover all three areas of air quality, land contamination/remediation and [...]
Dr Tom Henman – Examining the risk of carbon dioxide arising from former coal workings and the implications for development
Dr Tom Henman examines the risk of carbon dioxide arising from former coal workings and the implications for development. He makes reference to the Gorebridge incident in Scotland and looks at [...]
Steve Forster, - The New AGS Guidance Document on asbestos risk assessment for the protection of Site Investigation and Geotechnical Laboratory Personnel (SIARA) by the end of 2020.
Nick Molden muses the conundrum with plug in hybrid cars. Are they a rapid and practical route to carbon dioxide reduction, or a uncontrollable and expensive diversion from other more promising [...]
Neil Wait – Air Quality Issues associated with new transport infrastructure: the case of high-speed rail.
Neil Wait presentation addresses air quality issues associated with new transport infrastructure: the case of high-speed rail, that is HS2.
Dr Ian Mudway presents new research on health impacts with a focus on the brain. These impacts are felt across the life course, from associations with developmental neurological disorders, to [...]