NASA’s Black Marble provides a suite of nighttime geospatial data acquired from Suomi satellite’s Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite instrument.
Light pollution is considered to be artificial or anthropogenic introduction of light in what would normally be a night setting. Light pollution has grown significantly throughout the twentieth century as cheap, constant light became more possible in urban areas. However, light pollution has the potential to negatively affect our health, […]
Marcus Hinds, a geospatial consultant, shares the results of his work with using remote sensing and methodologies from environmental GIS to better understand and provide solutions to mediate light pollution in the Greater Toronto Area in Canada. Nathan Heazlewood in one of his recent blurbs urged us Geomatics practitioners to be […]