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Wind Farms and Human Health Scientific Forum

On Tuesday 7 June 2011 [1] NHMRC [National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia] conducted a scientific forum on the possible health effects of wind turbines. The forum provided an opportunity for NHMRC to hear the latest international scientific evidence and to engage with stakeholders over the range of issues for which there is public concern.

Panel One [2]: current evidence on health impacts
Professor Geoffrey Leventhall
Professor Mariana Alves-Pereira

Download presentation (PDF):  Wind Farms and Human Health – Geoff Leventhall [3]
Download presentation (PDF):  Low Frequency Noise and Health Effects – Mariana Alves-Pereira [4]

Panel Two [5]
Dr Bob Thorne – human perception and infrasound
Dr Simon Chapman – psycho-social factors

Download presentation (PDF):  Wind Farm Noise : Assessment and Management – Bob Thorne [6]
Download presentation (DOC):  Psycho-social mediators of reported annoyance and putative health-related symptoms associated with wind turbines: a discussion starter – Simon Chapman [7]

Panel Three [8]: personal stories
Dr Sarah Laurie (Chair)
Ms Bernie Janssen
Mr Donald Thomas
Mr David Page