Ozone and ultraviolet radiation

Parisi, Alfio and Kimlin, Michael G. (1997) Ozone and ultraviolet radiation. Australasian Science, 18 (1). pp. 44-46. ISSN 1442-679X

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Abstract

Imagine if the earth’s protective atmosphere did not exist and the earth was subjected to the harmful ultraviolet energy from the sun. Life as we know would not exist. Changes in the earth’s layer of atmospheric ozone may be occurring as a result of human activities. This is generating concerns in the community about increases in terrestrial ultraviolet radiation and the associated adverse effects on humans, plants and animals.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited with permission of publisher.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Alfio Parisi
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:39
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:37
Uncontrolled Keywords: ozone, UV, ultraviolet, skin cancer, atmosphere
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 02 Physical Sciences > 0299 Other Physical Sciences > 029904 Synchrotrons; Accelerators; Instruments and Techniques
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/1290

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