Ultraviolet radiation

Parisi, Alfio (2005) Ultraviolet radiation. In: Young tall poppy science heroes. Australia Institute of Political Science, Sydney, Australia, pp. 45-48. ISBN 0-909841-03-9

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Abstract

The risk of developing skin cancer or sun-related eye disorders may be lowered by the reduction of human exposures to solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation. There are also other determining factors such as genetic factors, however, both the total amount of sun received over the years, and over exposure resulting in sunburn increase the risk of skin cancer.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit. Author retains copyright. Ch 7.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 11:35
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2013 05:18
Uncontrolled Keywords: UV; melanomas; skin cancer; ultraviolet radiation
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
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04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040103 Atmospheric Radiation
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis > 111202 Cancer Diagnosis
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/9695

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