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Research articles about ecological light pollution

Inger R, Bennie J, Davies TW, Gaston KJ (2014) Potential Biological and Ecological Effects of Flickering Artificial Light. PLoS ONE 9(5): e98631

Lewanzik D, Voigt CC (2014) Artificial light puts ecosystem services of frugivorous bats at risk. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 388-394

Verutes GM, Huang C, Rodriguez Estrella R, Loyd K (2014) Exploring scenarios of light pollution from coastal development reaching sea turtle nesting beaches near Cabo Pulmo, Mexico. Global Ecology and Conservation, in press

Gaston KJ, Bennie J, Davies TW, Hopkins J (2013) The ecological impacts of nighttime light pollution: a mechanistic appraisal. Biological Reviews, in review

Kyba CCM, Hölker F (2013) Do artificially illuminated skies affect biodiversity in nocturnal landscapes? Landscape Ecology 28: 1637-1640 free author copy

Meyer LA, Sullivan SMP (2013) Bright lights, big city: influences of ecological light pollution on reciprocal stream-riparian invertebrate fluxes. Ecological Applications, 23: 1322-1330

Perkin EK, Hölker F, Tockner K (2014) The effects of artificial lighting on adult aquatic and terrestrial insects. Freshwater Biology, in press

Davies TW, Bennie J, Gaston KJ (2012) Street lighting changes the composition of invertebrate communities. Biology Letters 8: 764-767

Longcore T, Rich C, Mineau P, MacDonald B, Bert DG, Sullivan LM, Mutrie E, Gauthreaux SA, Avery ML, Crawford RL, Manville AM, Travis ER, Drake D (2012)An Estimate of Avian Mortality at Communication Towers in the United States and Canada. PLoS ONE 7(4): e34025

Mattfeld M, Ehlers F, Reichenback M (2012) Optimising the Lighting Equipment on the Mittelplate Drilling and Production Island in the German Wadden Sea Tidelands. Oil Gas European Magazine, 38: 90-94

Stone EM, Jones G, Harris S (2012) Conserving energy at a cost to biodiversity? Impacts of LED lighting on bats. Global Change Biology, in press

Falchi F, Cinzano P, Elvidge CD, Keith DM, Haim A (2011) Limiting the impact of light pollution on human health, environment and stellar visibility. Journal of Environmental Management 92, 2714-2722

Kyba CCM, Ruhtz T, Fischer J, Hölker F (2011) Cloud Coverage Acts as an Amplifier for Ecological Light Pollution in Urban Ecosystems. PLoS ONE

Kyba CCM, Ruhtz T, Fischer J, Hölker F (2011) Lunar Skylight Polarization Signal Polluted by Urban Lighting. J Geophys Res in press doi:10.1029/2011JD016698

Lyytimäka J, Tapio P, Assmuth T (2011) Unawareness in environmental protection: The case of light pollution from traffic. Land Use Policy, in press

Perkin EK, Hölker F, Richardson JS, Sadler JP, Wolter C, Tockner K (2011) The influence of artificial light on stream and riparian ecosystems: questions, challenges, and perspectives. Ecosphere 2:art122

Rodrigues P, Aubrecht C, Gil A, Longcore T, Elvidge C (2011) Remote sensing to map influence of light pollution on Cory's shearwater in São Miguel Island, Azores Archipelago. Eur J Wildl Res (In press)

Rotics S, Dayan T, Kronfeld-Schor N (2011) Effect of artificial night lighting on temporally partitioned spiny mice. Journal of Mammalogy: February 2011, Vol. 92, No. 1, pp. 159-168.

Troy JR, Holmes ND, Green MC (2011) Modeling artificial light viewed by fledgling seabirds. Ecosphere 2:art109.

Brüning A, Hölker F, Wolter C (2010) Artificial light at night: implications for early life stages development in four temperate freshwater fish species. Aquatic Sciences 73:143-152

Hölker F, Moss T, Griefahn B, Kloas W, Voigt C, et al. (2010) The dark side of light - a transdisciplinary research agenda for light pollution policy. Ecol Soc 15.

Patriarca E, Debernardi P (2010) Bats and light pollution. Report from the UNEP/EUROBATS project

Hölker F, Wolter C, Perkin EK, Tockner K (2010) Light pollution as a biodiversity threat. Trends Ecol Evol 25: 681-682. 2

Horváth G, Kriska G, Malik P, Robertson B (2009) Polarized light pollution: a new kind of ecological photopollution. Front Ecol Environ 7: 317-325.

Kunz TH, Gauthreaux SA, Hristov NI, Horn JW, Jones G, et al. (2008) Aeroecology: probing and modeling the aerosphere. Integrative and Comparative Biology 48: 1-11.

Navara KJ, Nelson RJ (2007) The dark side of light at night: physiological, epidemiological, and ecological consequences. J Pineal Res 43: 215-224.

Rich C, Longcore T, editors (2006) Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting. Island Press.

Longcore T, Rich C (2004) Ecological light pollution. Front Ecol Environ 2: 191-198.

Moser JC, Reeve JD, Bento JMS, Della Lucia TMC, Cameron RS, et al. (2004) Eye size and behaviour of day- and night-flying leafcutting ant alates. J Zool 264: 69-75.

Eisenbeis G (2001) Künstliches Licht und Insekten: eine vergleichende Studie in Rheinhessen. Schriftenr Landespflege Naturschutz 67: 75-100.

Moore MV, Pierce SM, Walsh HM, Kvalvik SK, Lim JD (2000) Urban light pollution alters the diel vertical migration of daphnia. Verh Internat Verein Limnol 27: 779-782.

Salmon M, Tolbert MG, Painter DP, Goff M, Reiners R (1995) Behavior of loggerhead sea turtles on an urban beach. ii. hatchling orientation. J Herpetol 29: 568-576.

Frank K (1988) Imapct of outdoor lighting on moths: an assessment. J Lepid Soc 42:63-93.

Holt CS, Waters TF (1967) Effect of Light Intensity on the Drift of Stream Invertebrates. Ecology 48:225-234