Global Solar UV Index

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The Global Solar UV Index (UVI) described in this document is a simple measure of the UV radiation level at the Earth’s surface and an indicator of the potential for skin damage. It serves as an important vehicle to raise public awareness and to alert people about the need to adopt protective measures when exposed to UV radiation.

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World Health Organization 2002.

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The Global Solar UV Index (UVI) described in this document is a simple measure of the UV radiation level at the Earth’s surface and an indicator of the potential for skin damage. It serves as an important vehicle to raise public awareness and to alert people about the need to adopt protective measures when exposed to UV radiation.

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18 p.:col.ill.

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Environmental Policy Collection

The Environmental Policy Collection contains reports, policy documents, and media selected from local, statewide, national, and international organizations; government and private agencies; and scientific and research institutions. The collection also contains theses and dissertations relevant to environmental policy.

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  • 2002

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  • Oct. 14, 2013, 10:54 a.m.

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World Health Organization. Global Solar UV Index, text, 2002; Avenue Appia 20 1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc226612/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .