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Environmental UV Photobiology

By: Antony R Young(Editor), Lars Olof Björn(Editor), Johan Moan(Editor), Wilhelm Nultsch(Editor)

479 pages, illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Jun 2013 | #210945 | ISBN-13: 9781489924087
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Hardback | Dec 1993 | #30828 | ISBN: 0306444437
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About this book

In response to the overwhelming concern for possible acute and long-term effects of ozone depletion on terrestrial and aquatic life, Environmental UV Photobiology presents a comprehensive collection of review articles from an internationally acknowledged group of experts. Emphasis is on human health, with chapters on skin cancer, DNA, and vitamin D. Written for photobiologists, dermatologists, and biophysicists, this is the most thorough treatment of the subject available.


Contents

- The Atmosphere and UVB Radiation at Ground Level; S. Madronich
- Simulation of Daylight Ultraviolet Radiation and Effects of Ozone Depletion; L.O. Björn, A.H. Teramura
- UV-Monitoring; W.A.P. Josefsson
- Influence of Ozone Depletion on the Incidence of Skin Cancer; F.R. de Gruijl, J.C. Van der Leun
- UV-Induced Immunosuppressin; F.P. Noonan, E.C. De Fabo
- Ocular Damage by Environmental Radiant Energy and its Prevention; S. Zigman
- Vitamin D. Synthesis Under Changing UV Spectra; A.R. Webb
- Can Cellular Responses to Continuous-Wave and Pulsed UV Radiation Differ? T. Karu
- Ultraviolet Radiation and Skin Cancer Epidemiologic Data from Australia ; A. Green, G. Williams
- Ultraviolet Radiation and the Epidemiology of Skin Cancer in Scandinavia; J. Moan, A. Dahlback
- Ultraviolet Radiation and Skin Cancer Epidemiologic Data from the United States and Canada; M. Weinstock
3 additional articles

Index


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