Artificially lit surface of Earth at night increasing in radiance and extent

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Science Advances  22 Nov 2017:
Vol. 3, no. 11, e1701528
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1701528

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vol. 3 no. 11

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  • Received for publication May 9, 2017
  • Accepted for publication October 24, 2017

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  1. Christopher C. M. Kyba1,2,*,
  2. Theres Kuester1,
  3. Alejandro Sánchez de Miguel3,4,,
  4. Kimberly Baugh5,
  5. Andreas Jechow1,2,
  6. Franz Hölker2,
  7. Jonathan Bennie6,
  8. Christopher D. Elvidge7,
  9. Kevin J. Gaston8 and
  10. Luis Guanter1
  1. 1GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam 14473, Germany.
  2. 2Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Berlin 12587, Germany.
  3. 3Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Glorieta de la Astronomía s/n, Granada C.P. 18008, Spain.
  4. 4Dept. Astrofísica y CC. de la Atmósfera, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid 28040, Spain.
  5. 5Cooperative Institute for Research in the Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA.
  6. 6Centre for Geography, Environment and Society, University of Exeter, Penryn TR10, UK.
  7. 7National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder, CO 80305, USA.
  8. 8Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 9FE, UK.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: kyba{at}
  • Present address: Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 9FE, UK.


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