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IDA Oregon Newsletters - Dark Sky Times

Articles

*  Treat artificial light like other forms of pollution, say scientists - a meta analysis of the biological effects of light pollution, Nov 3, 2020

 

UN and Intl Astronomical Union -- Conference on Dark and Quiet Skies -- October 2020

       "Dark Sky Oases" - Report on Dark Sky Places - definitions and the global experience

        "Bio-Environment" - Report on the impact of light pollution on the environment

        "Optical Astronomy" - Report on protecting Observatories from light pollution

        "Satellite Constellations" - Report on impact of thousands of new satellites

        Presentations of the above topics -- recordings on YouTube

 

*  Light Pollution and Lighting Codes: An Analysis of the Light Pollution Control Effectiveness of the IDA-IES Model Lighting Ordinance and the IDA Pattern Outdoor Lighting Code  U.S. Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station January 2013

*  Light Pollution in the USA and Europe: the good, the bad and the ugly.  Published in Science Direct for the October 2019 issue.

The New World Atlas of Artificial Night Sky Brightness 

Astrotourism and Night Sky Brightness Forecast: First Probabilistic Model Approach

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