Symposium 2010 Report

Dark-sky video made on the symposium on Lastovo Island, 2010(available in several different languages):


Power Point presentations presented on 3rd International Symposium for Dark-sky Parks and 3rd International Dark-sky Camp:

– dr. Željko Andreić, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb and Doroteja Andreić, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb: Some Aspects of Light Pollution in the Near Infrared

Alberto Bañuelos Irusta, Susana Malón Giménez, AAC Centro de Acústica Aplicada S.L.: The MENA Valley Project: Urban and Rural Lighting Renew to Improve the Night Sky of a Protected Forest

dr. Zdenka Čebašek-Travnik, Slovenian Human Rights Ombudsman: The Right to a Healthy Living Environment – Within the Framework of the Slovenian Legislation

Robert Dick, RASC Light Pollution Abatement Program: Designation of Dark Sky Preserves in Canada

Valentin Grigore, The Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy: Dark-Sky Romania: Dark-Sky for Our Generation

István Gyarmathy, Hortobágy National Park Directorate, dr. Zoltán Kolláth, Konkoly Observatory: Dark-Sky Park Program in Hungary

dr. Andreas Hänel, Museum am Schölerberg: Tourism and Dark Sky Places in Europe

Erika Jež, Eco Vitae: Church Illumination in Primorska Region, Slovenia

José Nuno Pinto de Sampaio Fernandes, Linnaeus University, Kalmar: Urban Design Strategies: The Cities’ Users Needs and Demands, A Qualitative Approach to Public Space Light and Lighting

Kambiz Khaleghi, Iran Amateur Astronomy Society: Differences of Light Pollution on Different Climate Areas

dr. Zoltán Kolláth, Konkoly Observatory: Monitoring and Modeling Light Pollution in Dark Sky Parks

Susana Malón Giménez, Alberto Bañuelos Irusta, AAC Centro de Acústica Aplicada S.L.: Intelligent Lighting Design: Difficulties to Fulfill Low Illumination Level

Herman Mikuž, Črni Vrh Observatory, Univ. of Ljubljana, Department of Physics, Dark-Sky Slovenia: Night Sky Deterioration at Črni Vrh Observatory Over the Past 30 Years. Comparison of Wide-Field Night Sky Images Taken in 1981 and 2010

Andrej Mohar, Dark-Sky Slovenia: Slovene Light Pollution Legislation – 3 Years of Positive Changes

Salvador J. Ribas, Parc Astronomic Montsec – Consorci del Montsec: Mesuring Light Pollution Around Parc Astronòmic Montsec

dr. Mojca Stojan-Dolar, Dark-Sky Slovenia: Artificial Light and Nocturnal Life

Gregor Vertačnik, Dark-Sky Slovenia: Influence of White Light Luminaries on Sky Brightness

Gregor Vertačnik, Dark-Sky Slovenia: Influence of White Luminaries on Sky BrightneesGregor Vertačnik, Dark-Sky Slovenia: Could We Use Official Weather Data to Predict Sky Brightness? The Case of Črni Vrh Observatory

dr. Günther Wuchterl, Thüringer Landessternwarte: Measuring Star-Shine: Assessing, Monitoring, Comparing and Communicating Park-Sky Quality Across Disciplines and to the Public

Dark sky advisory group

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