Noise and Vibration

Program of research focused on the development of new design methods and procedures that can be applied to predict and mitigate noise emissions and vibration levels on ships.

For more information, contact Dr. Lorenzo Moro

Related tools and publications

“Once It's Gone, It's Gone” Videos – Two videos to increase awareness on occupational noise-induced hearing loss among fish harvesters and inform on strategies to mitigate the risk of noise exposures on fishing vessels.

Is on-board noise putting fish harvesters’ hearing at risk? A study of noise exposures in small-scale fisheries in Newfoundland and Labrador. Burella, G., Moro, L., & Neis, N. Safety Science, Volume 140, August 2021.

Design solutions to mitigate high noise levels on small fishing vessels. Burella, G., & Moro, L. (2021). Applied Acoustics, 172.

A comparative study of the methods to assess occupational noise exposures of fish harvesters. Giorgio Burella and Lorenzo Moro. 2020. Safety and Health at Work.

Long- and short-term solutions for mitigating hazardous noise exposure and noise levels on board vessels from the small-scale fishing fleet of Newfoundland and Labrador. Giorgio Burella. May, 2020. PhD Thesis

Noise induced hearing loss in the fish harvesting industry. NL-FHSA OHS Bulletin, May 2019.

A study on the acoustic transmission characteristics of inshore fishing vessels from Newfoundland and Labrador. Burella, G., & Moro, L. (2019). Proceedings of the 26th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, ICSV 2019. Conference Proceedings 

Noise sources and hazardous noise levels on fishing vessels: The case of Newfoundland and Labrador’s fleet. Burella, Giorgio, Lorenzo Moro, and Bruce Colbourne. (2019). Ocean Engineering 173: 116–30.