Penetration of Solar UV-B into Waters off Iceland
We have measured levels of solar UV-B incident on Iceland using the Robertson sensor, the relation of UV-B to total solar irradiance, and the levels at various depths in the oceans near Iceland. Typical penetration of UV-B and visible light into marine waters was observed. Penetration of UV-B is somewhat less variable than penetration of green light and may be relatively uniform over distances of hundreds of kilometers. The penetration of UV-B in relation to 14C incorporation is discussed.
KeywordsEuphotic Zone Total Solar Irradiance Solar Ultraviolet Radiation Solar Angle Total Irradiance
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