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Odour annoyance in redisential areas

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Author: Miedema, H.M.E. · Ham, J.M.
Source:Atmospheric Environment, 11, 22, 2501-2507
Identifier: 230774
Keywords: Health · air pollution · air quality standard · annoyance · environmental sanitation · human · methodology · normal human · odor · olfactometry · questionnaire


Odour exposures were determined by odour emission measurements and dispersion calculations. Odour annoyance was determined by a social survey. The relation between the odour concentration that is exceeded during 2 per cent of the year preceding the interviews, and the percentage 'annoyed' plus 'very annoyed' is presented.