Diploma in Psychology, University TÜbingen, München, 1966; Doctor of Philosophy, University Münster, 1969.
Research assistant, Teachers Training College, Osnabrück, 1966-1969; research assistant, University Psychology Institute, Tübingen, 1969-1974; professor, University, Oldenburg, since 1974; director, University Institute for Research into Man-Environment-Rels., Oldenburg, since 1985; member graduate school psychoacoustics, University Institute for Research into Man-Environment-Rels., Oldenburg, since 1992. Consultant Federal Environmental Agency and Federal Health Office, Berlin, since 1987.
Board of directors German Society for Noise Control, Düsseldorf, since 1985. Member Rotary.
Married Kunigunde Norz, April 9, 1969. Children: Monika, Christoph Ivo.