UV radiation monitoring: UV index and UV dose

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UV radiation
monitoring:

UV index
UV dose

Main data product pages: Erythemal UV index  |  Daily erythemal UV dose

 

 
Introduction to
UV radiation
monitoring

UV radiation
UV & health
UV index
forecasts of
UV index
UV dose
example:
1 June 2002
links


 

Health Effects of UV Radiation

Issues related to the effects of UV radiation on the health of human beings are summarised nicely in the Introduction of the Global Solar UV Index - A Practical Guide [1] and in the UV-Index for the Public [2].  

[1] Global Solar UV Index - A Practical Guide
© World Health Organization, 2002
ISBN 92-4-159007-6
PDF file (439 kB)
[2] UV-Index for the Public -- A guide for publication and interpretation of solar UV Index forecasts for the public prepared by the Working Group 4 of the COST-713 Action 'UVB Forecasting'
© European Communities, 2000
PDF file (821kB)

 

 


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