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The consequences for human health of stratospheric ozone depletion in association with other environmental factors

Lucas, R. M; Norval, M; Neale, R. E; Young, A. R; de Gruijl, F. R; Takizawa, Y; van der Leun, J. C


Due to the implementation of the Montreal Protocol, which has limited, and is now probably reversing, the depletion of the stratospheric ozone layer, only modest increases in solar UV-B radiation at the surface of the Earth have occurred. For many fair-skinned populations, changing behaviour with regard to exposure to the sun over the past half century - more time in the sun, less clothing cover (more skin exposed), and preference for a tan - has probably contributed more to greater levels of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Photochemical & photobiological sciences : Official journal of the European Photochemistry Association and the European Society for Photobiology
DOI: 10.1039/c4pp90033b


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