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Author Garstang, R.H. url  openurl
  Title Brightness of clouds at night over a city. Type Journal Article
  Year 2007 Publication The Observatory Abbreviated Journal (up)  
  Volume 127 Issue Pages 1-13  
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  Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 553  
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Author Aubé, M.; Franchomme-Fossé, L.; Robert-Staehler, P.; Houle, V. url  doi
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  Title Light pollution modeling and detection in a heterogeneous environment: toward a night time aerosol optical depth retrieval method. Type Journal Article
  Year 2005 Publication Proceedings of SPIE 2005 -- Volume 5890, San Diego, California, USA. Abbreviated Journal (up)  
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  Keywords Skyglow; aerosol optical depth;  remote sensing; light pollution; artificial skyglow  
  Abstract Tracking the Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) is of particular importance in monitoring aerosol contributions to global radiative forcing. Until now, the two standard techniques used for retrieving AOD were; (i) sun photometry, and (ii) satellite based approaches, such as based DDV (Dense Dark Vegetation) inversion algorithms. These methods are only available for use during daylight time since they are based on direct or indirect observation of sunlight. Few attempts have been made to measure AOD behaviour at night. One such method uses spectrally ­ calibrated stars as reference targets but the number of available stars is limited. This is especially true for urban sites where artificial lighting hides most  of these stars. In this research, we  attempt  to provide an alternate method, one  which exploits artificial sky glow or light pollution. This methodology links a 3D light pollution model with in situ light pollution measurements. The basic idea is to adjust an AOD value into the model in order to fit measured light pollution. This method requires an accurate model that includes spatial heterogeneity in lighting angular geometry, in lighting spectral dependence, in ground spectral reflectance and in topography. This model, named ILLUMINA, computes 1st and 2nd order molecular and aerosol scattering, as well as aerosol absorption. These model features represent major improvements to previous light pollution models. Therefore, new possibilities for light pollution studies will arise, many of which are of particular interest to the astronomical community. In this paper we will present a first sensitive study applied to the ILLUMINA model.  
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Author Albers, S.; Duriscoe, D.M. url  openurl
  Title Modeling light pollution from population data and implications for National Park Service lands. Type Journal Article
  Year 2001 Publication George Wright Forum Abbreviated Journal (up)  
  Volume 18 Issue Pages 56-68  
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Author Cinzano, P.; Stagni, R. openurl 
  Title The colors of the sky glow. Type Journal Article
  Year 2000 Publication Mem Soc Astron Ita Abbreviated Journal (up)  
  Volume 71 Issue Pages 231-234.  
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Author Falchi, F.; Cinzano, P. openurl 
  Title Measuring and Modelling Light Pollution. Type Journal Article
  Year 2000 Publication Mem Soc Astron Ital Abbreviated Journal (up)  
  Volume 71 Issue Pages 139  
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