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Author Roychowdhury, K.; Taubenbock, H.; Jones, S.
Title Delineating urban, suburban and rural areas using Landsat and DMSP-OLS night-time images Type Journal Article
Year 2011 Publication Urban Remote Sensing Event (JURSE), 2011 Joint Abbreviated Journal (up)
Volume Issue Pages 33 - 36
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Abstract The number and size of urban settlements are increasing in all the continents of the world at a rapid pace. Urban sprawl is associated not only with changes in landcover and area, but also ecological, climate and social transformations. Mapping the growth and spread of urban areas is important. Remote sensing has long been used to map human settlements. Today the availability of a large number of satellites and sensors, determining the appropriate image to map urban area is a research area itself. This study compares two satellite images: Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper data and Defence Meteorological Satellite Program, Operational Linescan System image to map the urban footprint of the city of Hyderabad, India. Landsat ETM data is captured during the daytime and gives spectral reflectance values while the DMSP-OLS data captures artificial lights from human settlements at night and produces brightness information. The results show an accuracy of more than 90% in the classification and delineation of urban, suburban and rural landcover types. This study shows that in addition to spectral reflectance captured by satellites from different features on the earth surface during the daytime, differences in the degree of brightness of the lights emitted from urban areas at night is also an effective indicator in delineating landcover types.
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Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 491
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Author Zamorano Calvo, J.; Sánchez de Miguel, A.; Pascual Ramírez, S.; Gómez Castaño, J.; Ramírez Moreta, P.; Challupner, P.
Title ISS nocturnal images as a scientific tool against Light Pollution Type Journal Article
Year 2011 Publication Unpublished working paper submitted to NASA JSC Imaging Lab Abbreviated Journal (up)
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Abstract The potential of the night pictures taken from the International Space Station (ISS) with a Nikon D3s digital camera to fight against light pollution is shown. A scientific analysis of ISS026-E-26493 RAW image of Madrid at night with techniques used by astronomers and cartographers is performed. We suggest an observational setup to obtain useful scientific information from the pictures including series of exposures and calibration frames.
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Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 492
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Author Paulino, C.; Escudero, L.
Title Use of Night Satellite Imagery to Monitor the Squid Fishery in Peru Type Journal Article
Year 2010 Publication Case study 10 of Handbook of Satellite Remote Sensing Image Interpretation: Applications for Marine Living Resources Conservation and Management Abbreviated Journal (up)
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Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 493
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Author Ziskin, D.; Baugh, K.; Hsu, F.C.; Ghosh, T.; Elvidge, C.
Title Methods Used For the 2006 Radiance Lights Type Journal Article
Year 2010 Publication Proceedings of the 30th Asia-Pacific Advanced Network Meeting, August 9-13, Hanoi, Vietnam Abbreviated Journal (up)
Volume 30 Issue Pages 131-142
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Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 494
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Author Bercz, P.A.; Jaffe, F.
Title Adverse health effects of shift work and shift work sleep disorder Type Journal Article
Year 2012 Publication Dialogue and Diagnosis Abbreviated Journal (up)
Volume 2 Issue Pages 13-20
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Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 506
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