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International Conference
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Linking Science & Public Health
Salzburg, June 7-8, 2000

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Results of the Salzburg Conference, June 7-8, 2000:

Salzburg Resolution on Mobile Phone Base Stations and Persons already signed

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Endorsement of the Salzburg Resolution

More and more scientists and public health experts refuse the standards proposed by the International Comission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection in the high-frequency range. If you would like to sign the Salzburg Resolution, please open the endorsement form and send it to: Land Salzburg, Umweltmedizin, Postfach 527, A-5010 Salzburg or via Fax 0043 / (0)662 / 8042 – 3056.

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Press Releases

Press releases are in german language only. Please stick to the german site.

Proceedings: Papercopy and CD-ROM

The proceedings (240 pages) in papercopy or CD-ROM in german and english language are published and available for EUR 28,34 free of charge for the beneficiary, postage is included. If you use a cheque or money order please add EUR 5,00. Please do not send money in advance - wait untill you got the proceedings and invoice.

International Conference on Cell Tower Siting (Proceedings)

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Proceedings Online

The proceedings are available for download free of charge as PDF-documents (PDF-File). Empty pages had been deleted from the documents. Big files with satisfying compressibility are compressed by WinZip (Zip File).

PDF-File Title, Speakers and Chairmen, Preface and Acknowledgments, Summary (33 k)

Tip for reading the proceedings!
Read the summary first, then choose the different conference papers.

Opening
Welcome Address (11 k) Christoph König (A)
Opening of Conference (7 k) Othmar Raus (A)
Cell Tower Siting - A Public Health Issue (26 k) Gerd Oberfeld (A)
Cell Tower Siting - A Public Health Issue (700 k) Gerd Oberfeld (A)
Cell Tower Siting - An Issue for the Federal Government of Austria (26 k) Johann-Klaus Hohenberg (A)
Environmental Health Issues of Radiofrequency and Microwave Exposure (36 k) Michael Kundi (A)
Siting & Exposure
Cell Towers Results of Measurements and Estimation of Safety Limits for the Public (35 k) Yuri Grigoriev (Russia)
Microwave Exposure from Mobile Phones and Base Stations in Sweden (160 k) Yngve Hamnerius (S)
Amplification of the Radiation from two collocated Cellular System Antennas by the Ground Wave of an AM Broadcast Station (59 k) Bill P. Curry (USA)
Radiofrequency Radiation Information: What the Public Needs to Know for wise Decision-making in Cell Siting (19 k) Cindy Sage (USA)
Experimental Studies
Alterations in Calcium Ion Activity caused by ELF and RF Electromagnetic Fields (40 k) Carl Blackman (USA)
Cell Membranes ansd Electromagnetic Fields (6 k) Fiorenzo Marinelli (I)
Cell Membranes and Electromagnetic Fields (2139 k) Fiorenzo Marinelli (I)
Investigations on Ear and Hearing Sensations, Noise and Sleep Disturbances (19 k) Wilhelm Mosgoeller (A)
An Overview of Radiofrequency/Microwave Radiation Studies Relevant to Wireless Communications and Data (65 k) Cindy Sage (USA)
Epidemiological Studies
Probable Health Effects Associated with Base Stations in Communities: The Need for Health Surveys (155 k) Neil Cherry (NZ)
Probable Health Effects Associated with Base Stations in Communities: The Need for Health Surveys (2144 k) Neil Cherry (NZ)
Symptoms Associated with Mobile Phone Use: Results of the Swedish-Norwegian Survey (27 k) Monica Sandström (S)
Cardiovascular Symptoms in Subjects Occupationally Exposed to HF Electromagnetic Fields (27 k) Stanislaw Szmigielski (Pol),
Elzbieta Sobiczewska (Pol)
Ten-years Experience with Epidemiological Research in the Vicinity of the Short-Wave Broadcasting Area Schwarzenburg: What does the Story tell us? (145 k) Ekkehardt Altpeter (CH)
Public Health - Precautionary Strategy I
Rationale for Setting EMF Exposure Standards (27 k) Huai Chiang (China)
Reasons for Disagreement between European Council and Italy Concerning Protection Against Health Impacts from EMF (25 k) Livio Giuliani (I)
The Implementation of a Prudent Avoidance Policy for the Siting of Cellular Telephone Antennas - the Experience of Toronto (78 k) Ronald Macfarlane (Can)
The Precautionary Principle 1898-1998: Some Late Lessons from Early Warnings and their Relevance to the EMF Debate (160 k) Malcolm MacGarvin (UK)
Public Health - Precautionary Strategy II
The Need for a Precautionary Approach with Regard to both Cellphones and their Base Stations (33 k) Helene Irvine (UK)
Public Policy Issues on Mobile Phone Base Stations in Scotland (26 k) Colin Ramsay (UK)
Public Concerns over Microwave Radiation in the U.S.: Comparing the Perceived Health Risks of Phones and Towers (15 k) Louis Slesin (USA)
The Salzburg Model: A Precautionary Strategy for Siting of Base Stations (160 k) Gerd Oberfeld (A)
Appendix I
Cell Phone Tower Siting: Project Evaluation and Radiometric Measurements (360 k) Livio Giuliani (I)
Cell Phone Tower Siting: Project Evaluation and Radiometric Measurements (1326 k) Livio Giuliani (I)
Probable Health Effects Associated with Base Stations in Communities: The Need for Health Surveys (Long Version) (1152 k) Neil Cherry (NZ)
Mortality of chicken embryos continuously exposed under GSM cell phone and validation of the effectiveness of a protective device (7 k) B.J. Youbicier-Simo (F)
Interference from GSM cell phones with the production of stress hormones in healthy and Lewis lung carcinoma-bearing mice: Effectiveness of a protective device (9 k) B.J. Youbicier-Simo (F)
Appendix II
Salzburg Resolution on Mobile Telecommunication Base Stations (11 k)
Conversion of Units & Values for the Assessment of Exposures from Cell Towers (13 k)
Internet Addresses (4 k)
Proceedings - Fax Order Form (7 k)

Electronic Supplement to the Proceedings

Here you find the spreadsheet mentioned on page 181 of the procedings for the calculation of the power flux density by MS Excel.

Zip File Calculation of Power Flux Density - Example.zip

Further information on EMF and Health

See also the german page on EMF and health wich provides information in english on powerlines and radiofrequency radiation (papers and links).

Further information:
Dr. med. Gerd Oberfeld
Land Salzburg,  Landessanitätsdirektion, Referat Umweltmedizin
Postfach 527, A-5010 Salzburg, gerd.oberfeld@salzburg.gv.at
Tel. 0043 (0662) 8042-2969, Fax 0043 (0662) 8042-3056

Rückfragen: Dr. med. univ. Gerd Oberfeld, Tel. (0662) 8042-2969