Measure Noise Pollution using Free NIOSH Sound Level Meter Smartphone App

[Revised July 10, 2019] There are lots of Smartphone sound level meter apps, but most aren’t accurate or free. Many pretend to be free but cost money to change the default settings to public health recommended settings for environmental noise. The noise scientists at the National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health in the U.S. …

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Measuring Public Noise Using Crowdsourced Sound Level Meter Apps

[Revised July 9, 2019; Originally published November 27, 2017] Smartphone Sound Level Meter apps are the latest technology to help people measure and map indoor and outdoor sound levels around the world. Apps can be used for personal use to find quiet locations at home or while traveling. Citizen scientists–everyday people–use these apps to pool …

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NFReads Interview With Author Jan L. Mayes

This is my interview with Tony at NFReads.com. Please introduce yourself and your book(s)! My name is Jan L. Mayes. I’m an author from beautiful British Columbia in the Pacific Northwest of Canada. I write hearing health non-fiction and weird horror fiction. My latest book Tinnitus Toolbox Hyperacusis Handbook is recommended by U.S. Review of …

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