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Comparison of UV-B measurements performed with a Brewer spectrophotometer and a new UVB-1 broad band detectorMeasurements of the UV-B erythemal dose, based on solar spectra acquired with a Brewer spectrophotometer at Thessaloniki, Greece, are compared to measurements performed with the recently introduced, by the Yankee Environmental Systems, (Robertson type) broad band solar UV-B detector. The spectral response function of this detector, when applied to the Brewer spectral UV-B measurements, results in remarkably comparable estimates of the erythemal UV-B dose. The two instruments provide similar information on the UV-B dose when they are cross-examined under a variety of meteorological and atmospheric conditions and over the a large range of solar zenith angles and total ozone.
Document ID
19950004678
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Bais, Alkiviadis F. (Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki)
Zerefos, Christos S. (Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki)
Meleti, Charicleia (Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki)
Ziomas, Ioannis C. (Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 1994
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Goddard Space Flight Center, Ozone in the Troposphere and Stratosphere, Part 2
Subject Category
INSTRUMENTATION AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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