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Good practice guide on noise exposure and potential health effects

This guide is intended to assist policy makers and competent authorities in understanding and fulfilling the action planning requirements of Directive 2002/49/EC

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Towards a resource-efficient transport system — TERM 2009

Indicators tracking transport and environment in the European Union

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Ensuring quality of life in Europe's cities and towns

In May 2008, the Council of Europe's Congress of Local and Regional Authorities captured the concerns and desires of urban policy‑makers and citizens in the title of its new European Urban Charter: Manifesto for a new urbanity. Like numerous other international and European charters, conventions and declarations, the manifesto describes with some apprehension the 'unprecedented environmental, democratic, cultural, social and economic challenges' facing urban centres and their inhabitants. Our report on quality of life in Europe's cities and towns reiterates these concerns but also unravels the many apparent paradoxes of urban development and the sometimes perplexing realities of urban Europe today. The report defines a vision for progress towards a more sustainable, well‑designed urban future.

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Transport at a crossroads. TERM 2008: indicators tracking transport and environment in the European Union

The TERM 2008 report examines the performance of the transport sector vis-a-vis environmental performance. It concludes that there are plenty of options for synergies between different policy initiatives but also a risk of measures counteracting each other.

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Spatial assessment of PM10 and ozone concentrations in Europe (2005)

This report presents particulate matter (PM10) and ground‑level ozone concentration maps covering the whole of Europe. The interpolated maps are based on a combination of measurement and regional modelling results. Using measured concentrations as a primary source of information, the report summarizes the methodologies and the methodological choices taken in order to derive such maps.

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Air pollution by ozone across Europe during summer 2008

Overview of exceedances of EC ozone threshold values for April–September 2008

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Mapping the impacts of recent natural disasters and technological accidents in Europe

Mapping the impacts of recent natural disasters and technological accidents in Europe

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Late lessons from early warnings: the precautionary principle 1896-2000

Late lessons from early warnings is about the gathering of information on the hazards of human economic activities and its use in taking action to better protect both the environment and the health of the species and ecosystems that are dependent on it, and then living with the consequences. The report is based on case studies. The authors of the case studies, all experts in their particular field of environmental, occupational and consumer hazards, were asked to identify the dates of early warnings, to analyse how this information was used, or not used, in reducing hazards, and to describe the resulting costs, benefits and lessons for the future.

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WG 3 "Computation and Measurement"  Progress Report September 1999

WG 3 "Computation and Measurement" Progress Report September 1999

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EIONET Noise Newsletter, No3, January 2000

EIONET Noise Newsletter, No3, January 2000

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EU Noise Policy WG4 on Noise Mapping

EU Noise Policy WG4 on Noise Mapping

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Preparation of the new EU Noise Policy

Preparation of the new EU Noise Policy

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