Here you will find resources to help with understanding the many issues concerning  Outdoor Lighting

 

Community Perception of Wellbeing

Heath and Place reduced streetlighting at night and health: A rapid appraisal of public views in England and Wales Place: A rapid appraisal of public views in England and Wales Judith Green, Chloe Perkins, Rebecca Steinbach, Phil Edwards 8th May 2015 pdf 631.5kb

Crime Rates

The effect of reduced street lighting on road casualties and crime in England and Wales: controlled interrupted time series analysisRebecca Steinbach, Chloe Perkins, Lisa Tompson, Shane Johnson, Ben Armstrong, Judith Green, Chris Grundy, Paul Wilkinson, Phil Edwards. July 28th 2015

 The Chicago alley Lighting Project Final Evaluation Report April 2000 Prepared by Erica N. Morrow Shawn A. Hutton Research and Analysis Unit Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

Contribution of Environmental Design to Prevention and Public Health in Victoria No 35ASV  Dr Barry A.J.Clark 30th June 2011

Health
health-promotion-grose-2014 Artificial light at night: a neglected population health concern of the built environment –
Dr Margaret Grose 2014 pdf 51kb
Invertebrates
Buglifereport A Review of the impact of Artificial Light on Invertebrates – Charlotte Bruce-white and Matt Shardlow 2011 pdf 0.98 MB

LED Lighting

Led lighting LED lighting increases the ecological impact of light pollution irrespective of color temperature – S. M. Pawson and M. K.-F. Bader 2014 pdf 4. 4.04MB

Light Pollution – Earth

Light Pollution Map  This map plots light pollution levels with overlays from 2010 – 2015. Sky Quality Meter (SQM) readings are also available. A SQM reading is taken at each site and this reading reflects the conditions at the time.

 

Macular Degeneration

White Light–Emitting Diodes (LEDs) at Domestic Lighting Levels and Retinal Injury in a Rat Model –  Yu-Man Shang, Gen-Shuh Wang, David Sliney, Chang-Hao Yang, and Li-Ling Lee

Reproduction

Artificial light at night desynchronizes strictly seasonal reproduction in a wild mammal (Kangaroo) Kylie A. Robert, John A. Lesku, Jesko Partecke, Brian Chambers .

Safety

The effect of reduced street lighting on road casualties and crime in England and Wales: controlled interrupted time series analysisRebecca Steinbach, Chloe Perkins, Lisa Tompson, Shane Johnson, Ben Armstrong, Judith Green, Chris Grundy, Paul Wilkinson, Phil Edwards. July 28th 2015

Weight Gain

Ambient Light Exposure and Changes in Obesity Parameters: A Longitudinal Study of the HEIJO-KYO Cohort Kenji Obayashi*, Keigo Saeki*, Norio Kurumatani July 2016

Environmental Light Exposure Is Associated with Increased Body Mass in Children 

Cassandra L. Pattinson, Alicia C. Allan, Sally L. Staton, Karen J. Thorpe, Simon S. Smith   Published: January 6, 2016   DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143578

The Relationship Between Obesity and Exposure to Light at Night:Cross-Sectional Analyses of Over 100,000 Women in the Breakthrough Generations Study . – Emily McFadden. Michael E. Jones, Minouk J. Schoemaker, Alan Ashworth, and Anthony J. Swerdlow Published March 11 2014