Diffuse solar ultraviolet radiation

Parisi, Alfio and Turnbull, David J. (2005) Diffuse solar ultraviolet radiation. International Ophthalmology Clinics, 45 (1). pp. 19-27. ISSN 0020-8167

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Abstract

The solar UV exposure to the eyes of humans is due to the direct and diffuse components of solar radiation. The direct ocular UV exposures to the eyes are reduced due to the natural aversion of the majority of people from looking directly at the sun. The diffuse UV is incident from all directions and as a result, it is more difficult to minimise the ocular exposure to this component of the solar UV. As a result, a greater proportion of the ocular UV exposure is due to the diffuse UV radiation then due to the direct component.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Submitted version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:21
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:32
Uncontrolled Keywords: ultraviolet radiation; solar UV; atmospheric; sunglasses; radiation
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040103 Atmospheric Radiation
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/457

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