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Author Alves, T.; Almeida, D.
Title Planning the night – light as a central issue Type Journal Article
Year 2009 Publication In The Regional Studies Association. Regional Studies Association Annual Conference 2009: Understanding and Shaping Regions: Spatial, Social and Economic Futures. Seaford: The Regional Studies Association Abbreviated Journal
Volume (up) Issue Pages 18
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 986
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Author Zamorano Calvo, J.; Sánchez de Miguel, A.; Nievas Rosillo, M.; Tapia Ayuga, C.
Title NixNox procedure to build Night Sky Brightness maps from SQM photometers observations Type Report
Year 2014 Publication E-prints Complutense Abbreviated Journal
Volume (up) Issue 26982 Pages
Keywords Skyglow; measurement; SQM; SQM-L; mapping
Abstract The NixNox procedure to build all-sky maps of the nocturnal night sky brightness using SQM photometers is described. Astronomers belonging to amateur associations in Spain are using this observational method to obtain data of their preferred sites of observation to characterize the astronomical quality of the sky and the sources of light pollution.
Address Departamento de Astrofísica y Ciencias de la Atmósfera, Universidad Complutense – 28040 Madrid, Spain
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Publisher Universidad Complutense Place of Publication Madrid Editor
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Call Number IDA @ john @ Serial 1435
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Author Bergmann, V.
Title Auswirkungen der Sportplatzbeleuchtung auf die Umgebung Type Book Whole
Year 1994 Publication Sport und Buch Strauss, Ed. Sport, 1994 Abbreviated Journal
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 994
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Author Berthaume, T.S.
Title Light Pollution: A Case for Federal Regulation? Type Journal Article
Year 2007 Publication Graduate Thesis. Rochester, New York: Rochester Institute of Technology Abbreviated Journal
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Keywords Society; law; policy; public policy; light pollution; regulation; United States; regulation
Abstract The purpose of this thesis is to examine the body of evidence concerning light pollution and exposure to artificial light and determine if the scientific research warrants regulatory oversight in the United States. The first question that guided this effort was: Does improper artificial lighting and exposure to light-at-night constitute a risk to human health and safety? The follow up question being: Is light pollution a concern to ecological systems, and if so to what extent? A comprehensive literature review was conducted to ascertain the status of the research—if any—in these two areas and what the findings were. The overarching purpose of this thesis was to answer the primary question: Does the scientific research on light pollution and exposure to light-at-night exposure make a case for regulatory oversight, within the mandate of the EPA? The questions were illuminated by conducting a thorough literature review, doing an informal email survey, and by in-depth interviews with people researching artificial light and with individuals in the EPA. The study concluded that there is no ready consensus to be reached in this area. Such a disparate topic as light pollution does not readily lend itself to an easy answer. However, the findings show that light pollution and light-at-night exposure do have some negative impact. This is especially true in regards to the night sky and the biota. Whether the EPA should be involved in regulating it is not entirely clear. Their mission statement leads one to presume that certain effects of light pollution do fall under their mandate. More research to quantify the effects of artificial light on humans is critically needed to show causation between artificial light exposure and health problems.
Address Society; law; policy; public policy; light pollution; regulation; United States
Corporate Author Thesis Master's thesis
Publisher Rochester Institute of Technology Place of Publication Editor
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 995
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Author Bieske, K.; Schierz, C.
Title Dynamic Lighting – Perception of Luminous Colour Variation. Type Journal Article
Year 2010 Publication In Proceedings of CIE 2010 „Lighting quality and energy efficiency“. Abbreviated Journal
Volume (up) Issue Pages 290–297
Keywords Lighting
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 997
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