Social Perception of Industrial Odors

  • D. Agrafiotis
  • A. Baumerder
  • J. Brenot
  • F. de Lavergne
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 3)


Increasing concerns of the public about environment quality have stimulated local authorities and governments to look for compromise solution between economic and industrial development on the one hand and environmental safety on the other. For air pollution and specially odor pollution, information relating to measurement, control and social perception of odors would help to a better understanding of the problem and accordingly to define a policy. At the moment, there is no precise knowledge of what levels of odors are acceptable by the public; so, how to establish emission standards for industrial facilities?


Attitude Survey Social Perception Odor Evaluation Sulfate Cellulose Community Reaction 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Agrafiotis
  • A. Baumerder
  • J. Brenot
    • 1
  • F. de Lavergne
  1. 1.Commissariat à l’Energie AtomiqueInstitute de Recherche et d’Information Socio-économiqueFrance

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