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University of Southern California

Night Light by Source

Caption: The Lights Proximity Index (LPI) distinguishes three sources of light: urban areas (white light), fishing boats (green light), and oil/gas flares (red light).

Credit: Christoph Albrecht et al. in Geocarto International

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