Light pollution and High Value Datasets

Dec 20, 2023News

Energy efficiency versus light pollution – the role of high value data sets (HVD)

 

 
Light pollution has been rising with the increase of urban settlements. Artificial Light at Night-time (short ALAN) does not only influence our vision of the night-time sky but also (negatively) affects the human organism as well as the one of other living creatures. Especially, the so-called “blue light” plays an important role, which often found in energy efficient LED sources of light. In BeOpen one use case in particular, is focusing on health and safety in public spaces, exploring the “right” lighting as one variable of the solution.
dimensions of light pollution

(c) NOIRLab/NSF/AURA, P.Marenfeld, CC BY 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Find out more about HVD and light pollution !

Related Articles

Aporta – The open data initiative of the government of Spain

Aporta, the open data initiative, first launched in 2009, aims towards opening public information and use as a base to develop advanced services. As a key element of the Spanish government’s open data policy its main goal is to harmonize and foster synergies between ongoing open data projects.

BeOpen’s first newsletter is out!

BeOpen has launched its first newsletter to keep you informed about the project’s progress and beyond, offering a regular digest on High Value Datasets and Open Data, starting now.

Share This