Auditory effects of some Millennium celebrations in Germany

The so-called change of the millennium – from the year 1999 to 2000 – was celebrated worldwide in the form of popular and huge events that were visually impressive but also associated with harmful noise. In order to get a hold on auditory effects of these events, a study was performed, covering five consecutive new-year celebrations in Germany, including Millennium-Celebrations. Results were surprising.

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