A look on the bright side of material stocks: formation of a global material stock database of the built environment using nighttime satellite imagery

Tomer Fishman

Yale University,

Center for Industrial Ecology, Yalehttps://environment.yale.edu/profile/tomer-fishmanhttps://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tomer_Fishman


Nighttime lights captured by satellite imagery were found to be useful to locate and quantify human activities including centers of population, economic activity, and electricity usage, and are an especially valuable technique... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Tomer Fishman (Yale University,)
  2. Keijiro Okuoka (Nagoya)
  3. Kenji Sugimoto (Nagoya University)
  4. Hiroki Tanikawa (Nagoya)
  5. Niko Heeren (ETH Zurich)
  6. Thomas Graedel (Yale)

Topic Area

• Socio-economic metabolism and material flow analysis


WS-3 » Special Session: “Next-generation Material Stock that Realize the Full Potential of Resources" (09:45 - Wednesday, 28th June, Room F)

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