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Author Hölker, F.; Moss, T.; Griefahn, B.; Kloas, W.; Voigt, C.; et al. url  openurl
  Title The Dark Side of Light: A Transdisciplinary Research Agenda for Light Pollution Policy Type Journal Article
  Year 2010 Publication Ecol Soc Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 15 Issue 4 Pages  
  Keywords Ecology; artificial light; energy efficiency; lighting concept; light pollution; nightscape; policy; sustainability; transdisciplinary  
  Abstract Although the invention and widespread use of artificial light is clearly one of the most important human technological advances, the transformation of nightscapes is increasingly recognized as having adverse effects. Night lighting may have serious physiological consequences for humans, ecological and evolutionary implications for animal and plant populations, and may reshape entire ecosystems. However, knowledge on the adverse effects of light pollution is vague. In response to climate change and energy shortages, many countries, regions, and communities are developing new lighting programs and concepts with a strong focus on energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions. Given the dramatic increase in artificial light at night (0 – 20% per year, depending on geographic region), we see an urgent need for light pollution policies that go beyond energy efficiency to include human well-being, the structure and functioning of ecosystems, and inter-related socioeconomic consequences. Such a policy shift will require a sound transdisciplinary understanding of the significance of the night, and its loss, for humans and the natural systems upon which we depend. Knowledge is also urgently needed on suitable lighting technologies and concepts which are ecologically, socially, and economically sustainable. Unless managing darkness becomes an integral part of future conservation and lighting policies, modern society may run into a global self-experiment with unpredictable outcomes.  
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Author Rich, C.; Longcore, T.; editors url  openurl
  Title Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting Type Journal Article
  Year 2006 Publication Island Press. Abbreviated Journal  
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  Keywords Ecology  
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  Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 479  
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Author Eisenbeis, G. openurl 
  Title Künstliches Licht und Insekten: eine vergleichende Studie in Rheinhessen Type Journal Article
  Year 2001 Publication Schriftenreihe Landespflege Naturschutz Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 67 Issue Pages 75-100  
  Keywords Ecology; Animals  
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  Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 481  
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Author Smalling, R.; Enright, J. url  doi
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  Title A Crusade on HSP Amber High Mast Yields Green with Plasma Type Journal Article
  Year 2015 Publication Energy Abbreviated Journal Energy Engr.  
  Volume 112 Issue 5 Pages 12-17  
  Keywords Lighting; Energy; lighting technology; light-emitting plasma; lighting transition; LEP; Washington  
  Abstract Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest (NAVFAC NW) Public Works Department (PWD) Everett recently completed a lighting replacement project at Naval Station (NS) Everett, Washington, utilizing a utility energy service contract (UESC) with Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). The project replaced 74 high pressure sodium (HPS) light fixtures with modern energy saving, light-emitting plasma (LEP) fixtures atop 80-foot light poles along the piers and wharf at NS Everett. The no-glare LEP bulbs last twice as long while using less than half the power of their HPS predecessors. This project was completed at a cost of $160,000 and will result in cost avoidances in annual operating and maintenance of over $16,000, with a payback under 10 years. This UESC-financed and executed project saves one percent of the total shore energy consumption cost. Through similar efficiency projects and energy conservation efforts, NS Everett has reduced power usage by 16 percent in the past year and 40 percent since 2003.  
  Address 2000 West Marine View Drive, Bldg 2000, Rm 242 Everett, WA 98207  
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Author Yao, Y. openurl 
  Title Correlation of Human Activities with Population and GDP in Chinese Cities -Based on the Data of DMSP-OLS. Type Journal Article
  Year 2012 Publication International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering Abbreviated Journal  
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  Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 487  
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