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Author Rajaratnam, S.M.W.; Arendt, J.
Title Health in a 24-h society Type Journal Article
Year 2001 Publication The Lancet Abbreviated Journal The Lancet
Volume (down) 358 Issue 9286 Pages 999-1005
Keywords Human Health
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ISSN 0140-6736 ISBN Medium
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 856
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Author Cinzano, P.; Elvidge, C.D.
Title Night sky brightness at sites from DMSP-OLS satellite measurements Type Journal Article
Year 2004 Publication Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Abbreviated Journal MNRAS
Volume (down) 353 Issue 4 Pages 1107-1116
Keywords scattering; atmospheric effects; light pollution; site testing; GTOPO30; DMSP
Abstract We apply the sky brightness modelling technique introduced and developed by Roy Garstang to high-resolution satellite measurements of upward artificial light flux carried out with the US Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Operational Linescan System and to GTOPO30 (a global digital elevation model by the US Geological Survey's EROS Data Centre) digital elevation data in order to predict the brightness distribution of the night sky at a given site in the primary astronomical photometric bands for a range of atmospheric aerosol contents. This method, based on global data and accounting for elevation, Earth curvature and mountain screening, allows the evaluation of sky glow conditions over the entire sky for any site in the world, to evaluate its evolution, to disentangle the contribution of individual sources in the surrounding territory and to identify the main contributing sources. Sky brightness, naked eye stellar visibility and telescope limiting magnitude are produced as three-dimensional arrays, the axes of which are the position on the sky and the atmospheric clarity. We compare our results with available measurements.
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Call Number IDA @ john @ Serial 172
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Author Jean, N.; Burke, M.; Xie, M.; Davis, W.M.; Lobell, D.B.; Ermon, S.
Title Combining satellite imagery and machine learning to predict poverty Type Journal Article
Year 2016 Publication Science Abbreviated Journal Science
Volume (down) 353 Issue 6301 Pages 790-794
Keywords Remote Sensing
Abstract Nighttime lighting is a rough proxy for economic wealth, and nighttime maps of the world show that many developing countries are sparsely illuminated. Jean et al. combined nighttime maps with high-resolution daytime satellite images (see the Perspective by Blumenstock). With a bit of machine-learning wizardry, the combined images can be converted into accurate estimates of household consumption and assets, both of which are hard to measure in poorer countries. Furthermore, the night- and day-time data are publicly available and nonproprietary.
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Call Number LoNNe @ kyba @ Serial 1507
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Author Kintisch, E.
Title Voyage into darkness Type
Year 2016 Publication Science (New York, N.Y.) Abbreviated Journal Science
Volume (down) 351 Issue 6279 Pages 1254-1257
Keywords Commentary
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Call Number LoNNe @ kyba @ Serial 1401
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Author Warrant, E.
Title Visual tracking in the dead of night Type Journal Article
Year 2015 Publication Science (New York, N.Y.) Abbreviated Journal Science
Volume (down) 348 Issue 6240 Pages 1212-1213
Keywords Animals; Vision; Commentary
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Address Department of Biology, Lund University, 22362 Lund, Sweden. eric.warrant@biol.lu.se
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Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 1213
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