Summaries of noise diaries
Noise diaries which have been completed and returned by members of the community have been summarised in the files below. Noise events noted in diaries have been sorted into the following categories based on the descriptions given by residents:
- Intermittent ─ noise which occurs irregularly
- Pulsing ─ eg thumping, pounding, swishing and swooshing
- Continuous ─ eg humming, squealing, droning and whirring
- Other ─ eg missing or unclear descriptions and noise which the community has noted and attributed to sources other than the wind farm
Diary summaries have been limited to noise and weather observations. As stated during the community briefing the aim of the study is to determine if there is a physical basis for the noise characteristics described by residents, hence other effects noted in the diaries have not been included in the summaries.
Also provided are maps showing a summary of the number of diaries returned and types of noises heard each week.
The EPA will be assessing observations against noise monitoring data, weather data and audio recordings which will be reported at a later time.
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