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Lighting session @ Science Park

Meeting February 2, 2023

In this collection you will find presentations and research presented during the 'lighting session' of the Academic workshop Biobased Solutions and Urban Ecology.

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  • 9:30: Opening meeting, announcements;
  • 9:40: Hans Akkerman (City of Amsterdam) on the current light policy and its gaps;
  • 10:10: Kamiel Spoelstra on the effect of lighting on humans, bats and insects (NIOO/KNAW);
  • 10:40: Peter Grubben (ecologist) about the nature-inclusive/light measures regarding the quays and bridges program (IB);
  • 11:00-11:10: Break/informal discussion
  • 11:10: Rasjied Sloot (docent and manager AP institute) Anton Pannekoek Observatorium
  • 11:20: Marjolijn Heemstra (writer, theatre director) about the night of the night and research/activities in Vliegenbos
  • 11:50: Announcements/small explanation

Marlies Hoek’s sustainability project, where can the lights be turned off?

Floor Hallema, (green lungs) light projects, involving residents and (political) awareness.

  • 12:00: Next session: The year of the Lake Bat, gathering input. Nice location?
  • Closing

Image credits

Icon image: Light pollution | Creator: lucas Zimmermann | Copyright: Luma Photography

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