Nomograms for Biologically Effective UV

  • David M. Damkaer
  • Douglas B. Dey
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 7)


Regressions were determined establishing relationships between absolute UV-B irradiance (285-315 nm) and commonly used weighting functions for biological effectiveness. Nomograms were prepared from these regressions for both artificial and solar UV-B irradiance. Under well-defined conditions the nomograms may be used to rapidly compare data-sets which are derived from different weighting functions.


Weighting Function Action Spectrum Relative Biological Effectiveness Spectral Irradiance Cool White 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • David M. Damkaer
    • 1
    • 2
  • Douglas B. Dey
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Washington WB-10SeattleUSA
  2. 2.National Marine Fisheries Service/NOAAManchesterUSA

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