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Author Zamorano, J.; de Miguel, A.; Alfaro, E.; Martínez-Delgado, D.; Ocaña, F.; Nievas, M.; mez Castaño, J.
Title NIXNOX project: Enjoy the dark skies of Spain Type Journal Article
Year 2013 Publication In Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics VII Abbreviated Journal
Volume 1 Issue (up) Pages 962–970
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 982
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Author Zissell, R. E.
Title Shutter Mapping Correction for Short CCD Exposures. Type Journal Article
Year 2000 Publication Journal of the American Association of Variable Star Observers (JAAVSO) Abbreviated Journal
Volume 28 Issue (up) Pages 149–156
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 983
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Author Shi, K.; Yu, B.; Hu, Y.; Huang, C.; Chen, Y.; Huang, Y.; Chen, Z.; Wu, J.
Title Modeling and mapping total freight traffic in China using NPP-VIIRS nighttime light composite data Type Journal Article
Year 2015 Publication GIScience & Remote Sensing Abbreviated Journal GIScience & Remote Sensing
Volume Issue (up) Pages 1-16
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Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 1137
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Author Archila Bustos, M.F.; Hall, O.; Andersson, M.
Title Nighttime lights and population changes in Europe 1992-2012 Type Journal Article
Year 2015 Publication Ambio Abbreviated Journal Ambio
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Abstract Nighttime satellite photographs of Earth reveal the location of lighting and provide a unique view of the extent of human settlement. Nighttime lights have been shown to correlate with economic development and population but little research has been done on the link between nighttime lights and population change over time. We explore whether population decline is coupled with decline in lighted area and how the age structure of the population and GDP are reflected in nighttime lights. We examine Europe between the period of 1992 and 2012 using a Geographic Information System and regression analysis. The results suggest that population decline is not coupled with decline in lighted area. Instead, human settlement extent is more closely related to the age structure of the population and to GDP. We conclude that declining populations will not necessarily lead to reductions in the extent of land development.
Address Department of Human and Economic Geography, Lund University, Solvegatan 10, 223 62, Lund, Sweden
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Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 1138
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Author Zhou, N.; Hubacek, K.; Roberts, M.
Title Analysis of spatial patterns of urban growth across South Asia using DMSP-OLS nighttime lights data Type Journal Article
Year 2015 Publication Applied Geography Abbreviated Journal Applied Geography
Volume 63 Issue (up) Pages 292-303
Keywords Remote Sensing; Economics; Asia; South Asia; DMSP-OLS; Nighttime Lights; urban; Economic Development; India; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Nepal; Bangladesh; GIS
Abstract Over the last quarter of a century, analyzing the pace of urbanization and urban economic growth in South Asia has become increasingly important. However, a key challenge relates to the absence of spatially disaggregated national accounts data – in particular, the absence of GDP data for sub-national administrative units and individual cities. The absence of such data limits the scope for detailed empirical analysis of spatial patterns of economic growth, particularly across individual urban settlements or cities. This paper aims to test the suitability of DMSP-OLS Nighttime Lights (NTL) data as a proxy for GDP to analyze detailed spatial patterns of urban economic growth across South Asia over the period 1999–2010. It will help to build an understanding of the nature and heterogeneity of spatial patterns of urban economic growth within the region and contribute to the development of a framework for the usage of NTL to investigate such patterns. Geographic Information System (GIS) is employed to identify the cities and urban agglomerations together with their NTL data in South Asia, and spatial statistics are used to analyze the spatial and temporal patterns of NTL growth. This paper adopts descriptive and inferential statistics to determine the quantitative relationship between NTL and population, urban size, and proximity to the coast. This paper reveals that the inter-annually calibrated NTL data is a good proxy for changes in national and sub-national GDP. In South Asia, the urban NTL hot spots are around major cities with populations between 1.3 and 2.6 million in 1999 and 0.5 to 1.3 million in 2010. Cities in the region have also become more clustered and connected forming urban agglomerations. NTL per unit of land in such clusters tends to be higher than in single cities in South Asia. India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka tend to have higher NTL (economic) growth on average, while Nepal and Bangladesh have lower growth or declining NTL. There exists a very strong positive linear relation between distance to the coast and the total NTL within that distance, which leads to similar NTL growth rates among inland and coastal cities.
Address Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
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Call Number IDA @ john @ Serial 1240
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