Remote sensing of night lights: A review and an outlook for the future

Volume: 237, Pages: 111443 - 111443
Published: Feb 1, 2020
Abstract
Remote sensing of night light emissions in the visible band offers a unique opportunity to directly observe human activity from space. This has allowed a host of applications including mapping urban areas, estimating population and GDP, monitoring disasters and conflicts. More recently, remotely sensed night lights data have found use in understanding the environmental impacts of light emissions (light pollution), including their impacts on...
Paper Details
Title
Remote sensing of night lights: A review and an outlook for the future
Published Date
Feb 1, 2020
Volume
237
Pages
111443 - 111443
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