A photometric mapping of the night sky brightness of the Maltese islands


Abstract

Summary:

This paper discusses the increase in artificial lighting at night in the Maltese Islands and its impact on the Night Sky Brightness (NSB), ecology, and human health.
Categories

Categories

  • Lighting Design Considerations: The paper discusses the increase in artificial lighting at night in the Maltese Islands and its impact on the Night Sky Brightness (NSB).
  • Ecology: The paper discusses the impact of increased light pollution on certain seabird species in the Maltese Islands.
  • Human Health: The paper discusses the potential link between light pollution and problems of human health, including psychological wellbeing and various cancers.
Authors

Author(s)

J Caruana, R Vella, D Spiteri, M Nolle, S Fenech
Publication Date

Publication Year:

2020
Citations

Number of Citations:

8