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Author Xie, Y.; Weng, Q. url  doi
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  Title (down) World energy consumption pattern as revealed by DMSP-OLS nighttime light imagery Type Journal Article
  Year 2016 Publication GIScience & Remote Sensing Abbreviated Journal GIScience & Remote Sensing  
  Volume 53 Issue 2 Pages 265-282  
  Keywords Remote Sensing  
  Abstract Remotely sensed nighttime light (NTL) from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Operational Linescan System (OLS) provides a spatially consistent and cost-effective mean to estimate energy consumption pattern. While previous researches have documented the application of NTL to predict electric power consumption (EPC) with varying degrees of success, few have systematically studied the possible factors affecting the EPC-NTL relationship. Moreover, no substantial research effort has been made to relate overall energy consumption (OEC) to NTL. This study investigated key factors governing the EPC/OEC-NTL relationship by examining the influences of affluence, urbanization, technology, temperature, and NTL pattern. Results show that EPC increased with higher per capital GDP, urbanization rate, and high-technology exports, and lower agricultural development, both globally and regionally. Meanwhile, EPC generally reduced with higher temperature and more agglomerate human activities. A strong OEC-NTL relationship was found; but the influencing factors to the OEC-NTL relationship varied across regions due to the natures of energy use. These factors must be considered especially for the studies of less-affluent regions where NTL was undetectable by the DMSP-OLS sensor.  
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  Call Number GFZ @ kyba @ Serial 2485  
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Author Lowden, A.; Ozturk, G.; Reynolds, A.; Bjorvatn, B. url  doi
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  Title (down) Working Time Society consensus statements: Evidence based interventions using light to improve circadian adaptation to working hours Type Journal Article
  Year 2019 Publication Industrial Health Abbreviated Journal Ind Health  
  Volume in press Issue Pages  
  Keywords Human Health; Review  
  Abstract Interventions and strategies to improve health through the management of circadian (re)adaptation have been explored in the field, and in both human and animal laboratory manipulations of shiftwork. As part of an initiative by the Working Time Society (WTS) and International Committee on Occupational Health (ICOH), this review summarises the literature on the management of circadian (re)adaption using bright light treatment. Recommendations to maximise circadian adaptation are summarised for practitioners based on a variety of shiftwork schedules. In slowly rotating night shift schedules bright light appears most suitable when used in connection with the first three night shifts. These interventions are improved when combined with orange glasses (to block blue-green light exposure) for the commute home. Non-shifting strategies involve a lower dosage of light at night and promoting natural daylight exposure during the day (also recommended for day shifts) in acordance with the phase and amplitude response curves to light in humans.  
  Address Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Norway  
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  ISSN 0019-8366 ISBN Medium  
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  Call Number GFZ @ kyba @ Serial 2208  
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Author Stevens, R.G. url  doi
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  Title (down) Working against our endogenous circadian clock: Breast cancer and electric lighting in the modern world Type Journal Article
  Year 2009 Publication Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis Abbreviated Journal Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis  
  Volume 680 Issue 1-2 Pages 106-108  
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  ISSN 1383-5718 ISBN Medium  
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  Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 819  
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Author Kuechly, H.; Kyba, C.; Hölker, F. url  openurl
  Title (down) Woher kommt das Licht? Räumliche Betrachtung der Lichtverschmutzung Type Journal Article
  Year 2013 Publication In: Held, M., Hölker, F. & Jessel, B. (2013) Schutz der Nacht – Lichtverschmutzung, Biodiversität und Nachtlandschaft. – BfN-Skripten Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 336 Issue Pages 39-42  
  Keywords Remote Sensing  
  Abstract In der Nacht ist die künstliche Beleuchtung eines der deutlichsten Kennzeichen für menschliche Aktivität auf der Erde. Wie bei vielen anderen anthropogenen Umweltveränderungen sind auch bei der künstlichen Beleuchtung die unmittelbaren Vorteile weit offensichtlicher als ihre unerwünschten Nebenwirkungen. Auch wenn über ein Drittel der Menschen in Deutschland die Milchstraße noch nie mit eigenen Augen gesehen hat (Emnid & PM Magazin 2002), sind sich nur wenige der Nachteile der künstlichen Beleuchtung bewusst. Daher verwundert es nicht, dass trotz energieeffizienterer Technologien die Kosten für die künstliche Beleuchtung nicht zurückgegangen sind–vielmehr werden heute immer mehr Straßen und Wege, Gärten und Gebäude beleuchtet.

Aber woher kommt das Licht genau? Lichtquellen und Lichtintensitäten, die Verteilung und die zeitliche Veränderung von Lichtemissionen lassen sich sehr gut mittels räumlicher Datenerhebung identifizieren, darstellen und analysieren. Dieser Beitrag gibt einen kurzen Überblick über die Verfahren und diskutiert Möglichkeiten zur Quantifizierung von Lichtverschmutzung.
 
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Author Kyba, C.C.M.; Holker, F. url  doi
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  Title (down) Window illumination should be expected to poorly correlate with satellite brightness measurements Type Journal Article
  Year 2012 Publication Chronobiology International Abbreviated Journal Chronobiol Int  
  Volume 29 Issue 1 Pages 87-8  
  Keywords Commentary; Instrumentation; Human Health  
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  ISSN 0742-0528 ISBN Medium  
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  Call Number GFZ @ kyba @ Serial 2533  
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