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Remote Sensing of Environment, ISSN 0034-4257, 03/2015, Volume 158, pp. 453 - 464
Understanding the spatio-temporal dynamics of urban development at regional and global scales is increasingly important for urban planning, policy decision... 
Urbanization | DMSP/OLS | China's cities | Night-time light | Quadratic relationship | IMAGERY | PROXY | IMAGING SCIENCE & PHOTOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY | URBAN SPRAWL | ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES | REMOTE SENSING | CITY LIGHTS | GAS | WORLD | Satellite communications services industry | Meteorological satellites | Analysis | Economics | Satellites | Brightness | Dynamics | Lighting | China | Illumination | DMSP satellites
Journal Article
by Li, X and Liu, SS and Jendryke, M and Li, DR and Wu, CQ
REMOTE SENSING, ISSN 2072-4292, 06/2018, Volume 10, Issue 6, p. 858
In this study, we analyzed the night-time light dynamics in Iraq over the period 2012-2017 by using Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) monthly... 
time series analysis | CONFLICT | DMSP/OLS | CHINA | VIIRS | TRENDS | KUWAIT | REMOTE SENSING | SATELLITE IMAGERY | CITY | POLLUTION | ECONOMIC STATISTICS | night-time light | Iraqi Civil War | URBANIZATION DYNAMICS
Journal Article
Science of the Total Environment, ISSN 0048-9697, 01/2019, Volume 647, pp. 1266 - 1280
Built-up area has become an important indicator for studying urban environments, but mapping built-up area at the regional/global scale remains challenging due... 
Human settlement | DMSP-OLS | Hierarchical model | MODIS | Bayesian | Urban land | GROSS PRIMARY PRODUCTION | NIGHTLIGHTS | CHINA | URBANIZATION | FOREST | ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES | BAYESIAN MODELS | SURFACE | DYNAMICS | URBAN EXPANSION | SATURATION | Geography | Cities - statistics & numerical data | Environmental Monitoring | Light | Bayes Theorem | Models | School construction | Hockey | Analysis
Journal Article
Remote Sensing, ISSN 2072-4292, 2013, Volume 5, Issue 7, pp. 3476 - 3494
The world is rapidly urbanizing, but there is no single urbanization process. Rather, urban areas in different regions of the world are undergoing myriad types... 
Urban growth | Urbanization | DMSP/OLS | Accuracy assessment | DMSP | CHINA | POPULATION-DENSITY | CITIES | REMOTELY-SENSED DATA | urbanization | urban growth | REMOTE SENSING | SATELLITE IMAGERY | accuracy assessment | OLS | DYNAMICS | ECONOMIC-GROWTH | SCALE | URBAN EXPANSION
Journal Article
Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, ISSN 0198-9715, 03/2018, Volume 68, pp. 133 - 141
The objective of this paper is to present a method for estimating seasonally specific ambient population counts. The central assumption is that the variation... 
Seasonal population | Human geography | Night-lights | VIIRS | Earth observation | REGIONAL & URBAN PLANNING | DMSP/OLS | URBANIZATION DYNAMICS | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | GEOGRAPHY
Journal Article
Remote Sensing, ISSN 2072-4292, 08/2017, Volume 9, Issue 8, p. 802
In this paper, we conducted a scientometric analysis based on the Night-Time Light (NTL) remote sensing related literature datasets retrieved from Science... 
DMSP/OLS | Scientometric analysis | Suomi NPP | NTL | SNA | VIIRS DNB | Bibliometric | DMSP-OLS | ECONOMIC-ACTIVITY | CHINA | PATTERNS | TRENDS | DAY/NIGHT BAND | REMOTE SENSING | IMAGES | bibliometric | TIME-SERIES | CO-WORD | URBANIZATION DYNAMICS | scientometric analysis
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Advances in Space Research, ISSN 0273-1177, 04/2012, Volume 49, Issue 8, pp. 1253 - 1264
All countries around the world and many international bodies, including the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Food and Agricultural... 
Socio-economic development | DMSP/OLS night-time light | Provincial scale | Poverty index | Principal component analysis | POPULATION | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | EMISSIONS | ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS | INEQUALITY | METEOROLOGY & ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES | Poverty | Agricultural societies | Analysis | Remote sensing
Journal Article
Remote Sensing, ISSN 2072-4292, 08/2017, Volume 9, Issue 8, p. 786
Despite the fact that economic data are of great significance in the assessment of human socioeconomic development, the application of this data has been... 
DMSP/OLS | Economy estimation | Transferability | Data mining | Night-time light | REGRESSION | POPULATION | data mining | CHINA | MODEL | economy estimation | URBANIZATION PROCESS | REMOTE SENSING | SATELLITE IMAGERY | DYNAMICS | night-time light | URBAN EXPANSION | transferability
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IEEE Sensors Journal, ISSN 1530-437X, 02/2017, Volume 17, Issue 4, pp. 1013 - 1020
Nocturnal lighting is a primary method for enabling human activities. Since the release of the digital archives of Defense Meteorological Satellite Program... 
Earth | DMSP/OLS sensor | Satellites | frequency distribution population dynamics | Sociology | Urban areas | regression analysis | Sensors | Statistics | Remote sensing | Regression analysis | DENSITY | INSTRUMENTS & INSTRUMENTATION | PHYSICS, APPLIED | SATELLITE IMAGERY | CLASSIFICATION | ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC
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Remote Sensing, ISSN 2072-4292, 09/2019, Volume 11, Issue 19, p. 2266
Although Saudi Arabia has experienced very high rates of urbanization, little interest has been given to investigating national and provincial trends in... 
Saudi Arabia | night-time | urban expansion | DMSP-OLS SNT
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Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, ISSN 1474-7065, 02/2019, Volume 109, pp. 31 - 39
Various scientific researches were conducted to monitor human activities and natural phenomena with the availability of various night time satellite data such... 
Light intensity | Population dynamics | Correlation analysis | DMSP-OLS sensor | HUMAN-SETTLEMENTS | SPATIOTEMPORAL DYNAMICS | WATER RESOURCES | REGION | IMPACT | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | SATELLITE IMAGERY | INTERCALIBRATION | TIME-SERIES | SURFACE | URBANIZATION DYNAMICS | METEOROLOGY & ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES | ECONOMY
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences India Section A - Physical Sciences, ISSN 0369-8203, 2017, Volume 87, Issue 4, pp. 721 - 731
The night-time lights (NTL) captured by the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program’s Operational Linescan System (DMSP/OLS) are widely used as proxy for... 
Applied and Technical Physics | DMSP/OLS | Pseudo-invariant features | Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics | Quantum Physics | Physics, general | Inter-calibration | Physics | Night-time lights | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | DYNAMICS | SITES | SENSORS
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International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives, ISSN 1682-1750, 04/2018, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp. 691 - 698
In recent decades, urbanization has resulted a massive increase in the amount of infrastructure especially large buildings in large cities worldwide. There has... 
PSInSAR | Land subsidence | Urban expansion | DMSP/OLS NTL
Conference Proceeding
International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives, ISSN 1682-1750, 10/2018, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp. 9 - 15
The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program’s Operational Linescan System (DMSP-OLS) night-time light imagery has been proved to be a powerful tool to monitor... 
Tertiary industry structure | DMSP-OLS | GDP | Night-time light | China | Time series
Conference Proceeding
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, ISSN 0277-786X, 2017, Volume 10420
Conference Proceeding
Land, ISSN 2073-445X, 03/2014, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp. 148 - 166
  The urban transition that has emerged over the past quarter century poses new challenges for mapping land cover/land use change (LCLUC). The growing archives... 
Land-cover/land-use change | Vietnam | Multi-temporal remote sensing | DMSP-OLS night-time lights | Urban transition | Landsat
Journal Article
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, ISSN 0924-2716, 07/2019, Volume 153, pp. 36 - 47
Night-time light (NTL) data provides a great opportunity to monitor human activities and settlements. Currently, global-scale NTL data are acquired by two... 
Night-time light imagery | DMSP-OLS | Calibration | Suomi-NPP VIIRS | Time series analysis | UNITED-STATES | PATTERNS | IMAGING SCIENCE & PHOTOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY | URBANIZATION | GEOGRAPHY, PHYSICAL | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | REMOTE SENSING | INTERCALIBRATION | TIME-SERIES | DYNAMICS | Usage | Algorithms | Light pollution | Analysis | Models | Marble | Remote sensing
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Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, ISSN 0198-9715, 2005, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp. 179 - 195
This paper describes a methodology to assess the evidence of human presence and human activities in the Brazilian Amazonia region using DMSP/OLS night-time... 
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