UV Links

UV Links 2016-01-23T19:04:37+00:00

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.