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Sky and surface distribution of erythema action ultraviolet radiation
Author(s): Toshimasa Kawanishi
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Paper Abstract

Ultraviolet radiation may cause erythema and damage to DNA of the human skin. The Environment Agency of Japan published a health care guidance for ultraviolet radiation in June, 2003, and suggested to protect skin from excessive ultraviolet radiation. Therefore, the amount of exposure to ultraviolet radiation must be measured. Skin exposure can be precisely calculated by spectrally measuring the distribution of sky ultraviolet radiation. The distribution measurements of sky radiation and surface ultraviolet reflection are done in this research.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 September 2005
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5886, Ultraviolet Ground- and Space-based Measurements, Models, and Effects V, 58860T (13 September 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.619161
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Toshimasa Kawanishi, Nihon Univ. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5886:
Ultraviolet Ground- and Space-based Measurements, Models, and Effects V
Germar Bernhard; James R. Slusser; Jay R. Herman; Wei Gao, Editor(s)

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