Citizen Science: Globe at Night
Research Paper about this citizen science project: Nature article on this citizen science project
International organization: Dark Sky Association
Original research publication on the device: Night Sky Photometry with Sky Quality Meter
Instructions on how to operate the Sky Quality Meter (SQM) can be found on the website of the manufacturer (Unihedron)
Protocol for Evaluating Lighting Practices and Light Pollution in Coastal Locations
- Bonner (2015) The Impact of Photopollution on Nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtles (Caretta caretta) along the Grand Strand, South Carolina.
- Rivas (2015) Leatherback hatchling sea-finding in response to artificial lighting: interaction between wavelength and moonlight.
- Price (2018) Exploring The Role of Artificial Lighting in Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta) Nest-Site Selection and Hatchling Disorientation.
- Stanley (2020) Brightness of the Night Sky Affects Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Sea Turtle Hatchling Misorientation but Not Nest Site Selection.
- Windle (2018) Robotic Vehicles Enable High-Resolution Light Pollution Sampling of Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches.
- Vandersteen (2020) Quantifying the Impact of Light Pollution on Sea Turtle Nesting Using Ground-Based Imagery.
- Hirama (2021) Environmental factors predicting the orientation of sea turtle hatchlings on a naturally lighted beach: A baseline for light-management goals.
- Potential Applicability of Persuasive Communication to Light-Glow Reduction Efforts: A Case Study of Marine Turtle Conservation