Ultraviolet Technical Links
The following links are the references for the information found in this Understanding UV page.
|Playing in the dark for Xeroderma Pigmentosum sufferers||
Children with a rare skin condition are getting help through a unique play scheme that allows them to play outside at night when most playgrounds and facilities are closed.
|International UV Environmental Health Information||
Contains peer-reviewed scientific data on the sun, artificial light sources, reflection, filtering, protection of garments, etc.
|Assessment of UV exposure in photo-biological experiments.||
Contains scientific and mathematical explanations of UV and biological effects.
|Stratospheric Ozone and Human Health Project||
Contains another description of the biological action spectrum for UV effects on skin.
|US Environmental Protection Agency||
UV Index Information and Forecast.
|Climate Prediction Center||
Information on UV Radiation.
|The Light Measurement Handbook by Alex Ryer||
A good educational resource for understanding the physics of ultraviolet light.
|UV Light Sources, Article by James Ball, PhD||
A comparison of UVB irradiance of low intensity, full-spectrum lamps with natural sunlight.
|GE Lighting Information||
Contains data on spectral output of various GE lamps.
|Light and Health||
Hohner Corporation paper on health effects of UV.