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Solar and ultraviolet radiation.

by IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans.

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Published by IARC, Distributed for the International Agency for Research on Cancer by the Secretariat of the World Health Organization in Lyon, [Geneva, Switzerland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiation carcinogenesis.,
  • Nonionizing radiation.,
  • Radiation, Non-Ionizing

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesIARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans,, v. 55, IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans., 55
    ContributionsWorld Health Organization., International Agency for Research on Cancer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC268.55 .I28 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination316 p. :
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1519789M
    ISBN 10928321255X
    LC Control Number93206304
    OCLC/WorldCa27354574

    Personal solar ultraviolet radiation exposure models were developed for Olympic events scheduled outdoors from across the 33 sport disciplines that will compete in Tokyo between 24 July and 9 Author: Frank de Gruijl. Organisms living on the earth are exposed to solar radiation, including its ultraviolet (UV) components (for general reviews, the reader is referred to Smith [1] and Young et al. [2]). UV wavelength regions present in sunlight are frequently designated as UVB ( nm) and UVA ( nm).

    Suggested Citation:"DOCUMENTATION."National Research Council. Biological Impacts of Increased Intensities of Solar Ultraviolet gton, DC: The. Ultraviolet radiation lies between wavelengths of about nanometres (1 nanometre [nm] is 10 −9 metre) on the visible-light side and about 10 nm on the X-ray side, though some authorities extend the short-wavelength limit to 4 nm. In physics, ultraviolet radiation is traditionally divided into four regions: near (– nm), middle (– nm), far (– nm), and extreme (below.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Astrophysics and Space Science Library: Ultraviolet Radiation in the Solar System by A. Hanslmeier and M. Vázquez (Trade Cloth) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! CR (allyl diglycol carbonate) dosimeters were tested for measurements of ultraviolet-B (erythemal dose) solar radiation with a rotating model head and a human survey during solar exposure.


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UV radiation is an important part in the electromagnetic spectrum since the energy of the photons is great enough to produce important chemical reactions in the atmospheres of planets and satellites of our Solar System, thereby affecting the transmission of this radiation to the ground and its physical by: Effects of solar ultraviolet radiation on biogeochemical dynamics in aquatic environments: report of a workshop, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, October/ (Woods Hole, Mass.: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, []), by Richard G Zepp, N.

Blough, United States. Office of Naval Research, and United. Human exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation has important public health implications. Evidence of harm associated with overexposure to UV has been demonstrated in many studies.

Skin cancer and malignant melanoma are among the most severe health effects, but a. Buy Solar Ultraviolet Radiation: Modelling, Measurements and Effects (Nato ASI Subseries I: Book 52): Read Books Reviews - On the basis of a large body of evidence from human and experimental studies, the monograph concludes that solar radiation is carcino-genic to humans, causing cutaneous malignant melanoma and nonmelanocytic skin cancer.

Evidence for the carcinogenicity of ultraviolet A, B, and C radiation was judged sufficient in experimental animals.

However, 99 per cent of the energy of solar radiation is contained in the wavelength band from to 4 μm, comprising the near ultraviolet, visible and near infrared regions of the solar spectrum, with a maximum at about μm.

About 40 per cent of the solar radiation received at the earth’s surface on clear days is visible radiation. The Institute was organized so as to include state of the art lectures on most aspects of solar ultraviolet radiation and its effects.

This was achieved by extended lectures and discussions given in five sessions by 27 lecturers and a demonstration of filed measurements and calibration techniques at the end of the : $ Get this from a library.

Solar and ultraviolet radiation. [IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans.; World Health Organization.; International Agency for Research on Cancer.] -- Evaluates carcinogenic risks associated with human exposure to solar radiation and to ultraviolet radiation from medical and cosmetic devices, general illumination, and industrial sources.

The Role of Solar Ultraviolet Radiation in Marine Ecosystems. Editors It is immediately obvious that if stratospheric ozone were reduced and consequently the intensity of solar ultraviolet radiation reaching the earth's surface were increased, then human skin cancer, known to be related to solar ultraviolet exposure, would also be increased.

The Institute was organized so as to include state of the art lectures on most aspects of solar ultraviolet radiation and its effects. This was achieved by extended lectures and discussions given in five sessions by 27 lecturers and a demonstration of filed measurements and calibration techniques at.

Abstract. Solar UVR is the most important source of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) to which the world’s population is exposed. The long-term effects of these UVR exposures are dealt with in later chapters but a brief description of the biological effects of UVR is given here and an overview of the measurement of UVR is also by: UV radiation is an important part in the electromagnetic spectrum since the energy of the photons is great enough to produce important chemical reactions in the atmospheres of planets and satellites of our Solar System, thereby affecting the transmission of this radiation to the ground and its physical properties.

SOLAR AND ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION Solar and ultraviolet radiation were considered by a previous IARC Working Group in (IARC, ).

Since that time, new data have become available, these have been incorpo-rated into the Monograph, and taken into consideration in the present evaluation. A majority of skin cancers are caused by ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Keratinocyte skin cancers (basal cell and cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas) are the most common human cancers with over 13 million cases estimated each year worldwide.

While rarely fatal, keratinocyte cancers cause substantial. Frederick Urbach, in Comprehensive Series in Photosciences, Patterns of human exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation. Exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) occurs from both natural and artificial sources.

The sun is the principal natural source. The known effects of UVR on humans may be beneficial or detrimental, depending on a number of circumstances. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation that comes from the sun and man-made sources like tanning beds and welding torches.

Radiation. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Published in cooperation with NATO Scientific Affairs Division." "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Solar Ultraviolet Radiation, Modelling, Measurements and Effects, held in Halkidiki, Greece, October". UV radiation is an important part in the electromagnetic spectrum since the energy of the photons is great enough to produce important chemical reactions in the atmospheres of planets and satellites of our Solar System, thereby affecting the transmission of this radiation to the ground and its physical properties.

Solar radiation having wavelength less than nm (called ultraviolet) is absorbed by ozone layer in stratosphere. The ultraviolet radiation not absorbed by the atmosphere is responsible for the change of color in skin pigments.

The solar radiation that traverses the atmosphere further, is subjected to. An Introduction to Solar Radiation is an introductory text on solar radiation, with emphasis on the methods of calculation for determining the amount of solar radiation incident on a surface on the earth.

and extraterrestrial solar irradiation. This book is comprised of 12. Evaluates carcinogenic risks associated with human exposure to solar radiation and to ultraviolet radiation from medical and cosmetic devices, general illumination, and industrial sources.

The main objective of the evaluation was to determine whether enough evidence is available to decide which segments of the radiation spectrum are responsible.This Volume D covers Radiation, specifically Solar and Ultraviolet Radiation, X- and -Radiation, Neutron Radiation, Internalized -Particle Emitting Radionuclides, and Internalized -Particle Emitting Radionuclides.

Because the scope of Volume is so broad, its .Suggested Citation:"Front Matter."National Research Council. Biological Impacts of Increased Intensities of Solar Ultraviolet gton, DC: .