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Author Beebe, W. openurl 
  Title Rediscovery of the Bermuda cahow Type Journal Article
  Year 1935 Publication Bulletin of the New York Zoological Society Abbreviated Journal (up)  
  Volume 38 Issue Pages 187-190  
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  Call Number GFZ @ kyba @ Serial 2556  
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Author Henckel, D. url  openurl
  Title Sustainable Governance of the Urban Night Type Journal Article
  Year 2019 Publication Nauchni trudove Abbreviated Journal (up)  
  Volume 1 Issue Pages 219-233  
  Keywords Planning; Society; Sustainability; Conservation  
  Abstract Since humans are day active primates the differences between day and night seem to be so deeply rooted that a holistic, integrative view of the 24 hours cycle of the city is far from being established. Notwithstanding all the topical talking about the 24/7 city, the analysis of cities and their governance focuses mainly on the day, even if we witness an increasing “colonization of the world after dark” (Melbin, 1987). This extension of activity into the night is producing a growing number of conflicts.  
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  Call Number GFZ @ kyba @ Serial 2563  
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Author Columella, L.J.M. url  openurl
  Title Of husbandry Type Journal Article
  Year 70 Publication Abbreviated Journal (up)  
  Volume Book 9 Issue Pages  
  Keywords Animals  
  Abstract Excerpt from Chapter 14, page 409 in the linked English translation:

...Therefore, at the time when the mallows blossom, when there is the greatest multitude of these butterflies, if a high brazen vessel, with a narrow neck like the mile-column, be placed in the evening among the bee-hives, and some light put down to the bottom of it, the butterflies gather together to it from all places; and, while they flutter about the small flame, they are scorched, because they can neither fly easily upward out of the narrow place, nor, on the other hand, can they retire at a greater distance from the fire, since they are surrounded by the sides of the brazen vessel: therefore they are consumed by the burning heat that is near them...
 
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  Language Latin Summary Language English Original Title De re rustica  
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  Call Number GFZ @ kyba @ Serial 2578  
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Author Kocifaj, M.; Bará, S. url  doi
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  Title Two-index model for characterizing site-specific night sky brightness patterns Type Journal Article
  Year 2019 Publication Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Abbreviated Journal (up)  
  Volume 490 Issue 2 Pages 1953-1960  
  Keywords Skyglow  
  Abstract The determination of the all-sky radiance distribution produced by artificial light sources is a computationally demanding task that generally requires intensive calculations. In this paper, we develop an analytical formulation that provides the all-sky radiance distribution produced by an artificial light source as an explicit and analytical function of the observation direction, depending on two single parameters that characterize the overall effects of the atmosphere. One of these parameters is related to the effective attenuation of the light beams, whereas the other accounts for the overall asymmetry of the combined scattering processes in molecules and aerosols. Using this formulation, a wide range of all-sky radiance distributions can be efficiently and accurately calculated in a short time. This substantial reduction in the number of required parameters, in comparison with other approaches that are currently used, is expected to facilitate the development of new applications in the field of light pollution research.  
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  Call Number GFZ @ kyba @ Serial 2704  
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Author Hyde, E.; Frank, S.; Barentine, J. C.; Kuechly, H.; Kyba, C. C. M. url  doi
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  Title Testing for changes in light emissions from certified International Dark Sky Places Type Journal Article
  Year 2019 Publication International Journal of Sustainable Lighting Abbreviated Journal (up)  
  Volume 21 Issue 1 Pages 11-19  
  Keywords Remote Sensing; Conservation; Policy  
  Abstract The International Dark-Sky Places (IDSP) program of the International Dark-Sky Association is a voluntary certification in which communities commit via legislative changes to move towards more sustainable lighting that reduces light pollution. As over 115 IDSP have now been certified, it is interesting to ask the extent to which this certification results in reduced light emissions. In this paper, we compared trends in upward light emission of 98 communities located in or near IDSP to those of 98 similarly sized communities further away from the IDSP, using a night lights observing satellite (the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite Day-Night Band). The current dataset is not sufficient to distinguish the hypothesis that IDSP certification results in a lower rate of change in upward light emissions from the null hypothesis that IDSP certification has no impact. This result is with regard to upward light emissions only: it is possible that certification has resulted in decreases in night sky brightness that the satellite is not able to observe.  
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  Call Number GFZ @ kyba @ Serial 2616  
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