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Ultraviolet radiation, human health, and the urban forest
Ultraviolet radiation human health and the urban forest
Author: Gordon M.;Heisler
Excess exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, particularly the ultraviolet B (UVB) portion, has been linked with adverse effects on human health ranging from skin cancers to eye diseases such as cataracts. Trees may prevent even greater disease rates in humans by reducing UV exposure. Tree shade greatly reduces UV irradiance when b...  more »
ISBN: 321990
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 35
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