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The Measure Issue 10 Autumn 2016 – The Cirrus Research Newsletter

The Measure Issue 10 Autumn 2016

The latest issue of The Measure, the Cirrus Research newsletter is now available for download. In this issue we’ve covered: The new doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter with a history and timeline of the doseBadge family A case study for the Optimus Green Sound Level Meter and the Invictus Environmental Noise Monitor at the Classical Haçienda Concert Our Dragon Boat Race Team Dates Read More…

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NoiseNews: Something Fishy Going on in British Waters?

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The seas around Britain may be getting too noisy. So noisy in fact that fish species such as cod and haddock are having difficulty communicating with each other. If their chatter is being obscured, it could affect their ability to breed at a time when stock numbers are recovering. It has long been recognised that large marine mammals are susceptible to Read More…

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NoiseNews Round-Up: Noisiest Dogs, Pokémon Go, Cinema Snacks & Opera

NoiseNews Round-Up: Noisiest Dogs, Pokémon Go, Cinema Snacks & Opera

Yes, it’s me – The Noise Doctor. I’m back with the NoiseNews Round-Up. I’ll be bringing you some of the latest and quirkiest noise-related news stories from around the world. In this edition, I’m looking at the top 10 noisiest dogs, Pokémon Go, cinema snacks and opera. Let’s get started.

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What is an Anechoic Chamber and How Quiet Can It Be?

What is an Anechoic Chamber and How Quiet Can It Be?

One of the things that we often talk about when we’re running our CPTC (Cirrus Product Training Courses) is how our hearing works and we often end up talking about how, if there’s no ambient sound, we can feel uncomfortable and can become disoriented very quickly. One of the best (or maybe the worst) places to experience this is in an Read More…

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Ask The Noise Doctor: How Long will the Batteries Last in My Optimus Sound Level Meter?

the noise doctor with an optimus sound level meter

Do you have questions about noise measurement that Google or Wikipedia just can’t seem to answer? Ask The Noise Doctor. I’ll be giving answers to our most frequently asked questions and in this article I’ll be covering battery life in the Optimus Sound Level Meter range.

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NoiseNews Round-Up: Giraffes, Ponds, Rod Stewart & Heathrow

the noise doctor noisenews round-up

Yes, it’s me – The Noise Doctor. Welcome to the first NoiseNews Round-Up! I’ll be bringing you some of the latest and quirkiest noise-related news stories from around the world. In this premier edition, I’m looking at noisy giraffes, troublesome ponds, Rod Steward and Heathrow airport. Let’s get started.

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The 6th Biggest Noise at Work Mistake…and How to Fix It

Health & Safety Managers everywhere know that managing noise risks isn’t as easy as it sounds. If you don’t, the company runs the risk of being fined by the Health & Safety Executive or sued by their employees for noise-induced hearing loss. To help you avoid the pitfalls, let’s recap of the 5 Biggest Noise at Work Mistakes. I’ll then talk you through the newly revealed 6th Mistake, which is arguably one of the most important of them all.

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