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Health effects and wind turbines: A review of the literature

Overview of attention for article published in Environmental Health, September 2011
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)

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news
3 news outlets
blogs
7 blogs
policy
3 policy sources
twitter
45 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

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103 Dimensions

Readers on

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232 Mendeley
Title
Health effects and wind turbines: A review of the literature
Published in
Environmental Health, September 2011
DOI 10.1186/1476-069x-10-78
Pubmed ID
Authors

Loren D Knopper, Christopher A Ollson

Abstract

Wind power has been harnessed as a source of power around the world. Debate is ongoing with respect to the relationship between reported health effects and wind turbines, specifically in terms of audible and inaudible noise. As a result, minimum setback distances have been established world-wide to reduce or avoid potential complaints from, or potential effects to, people living in proximity to wind turbines. People interested in this debate turn to two sources of information to make informed decisions: scientific peer-reviewed studies published in scientific journals and the popular literature and internet.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Canada 3 1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Nigeria 1 <1%
Poland 1 <1%
Unknown 221 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 48 21%
Student > Master 45 19%
Researcher 39 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 39 17%
Other 20 9%
Other 26 11%
Unknown 15 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 55 24%
Engineering 35 15%
Medicine and Dentistry 24 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 19 8%
Social Sciences 13 6%
Other 59 25%
Unknown 27 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 121. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 April 2020.
All research outputs
#148,344
of 14,585,975 outputs
Outputs from Environmental Health
#56
of 1,177 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#657
of 95,151 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Environmental Health
#1
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