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Human health in relation to exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation under changing stratospheric ozone and climate

Lucas, Robyn; Yazar, S; Young, A R; Norval, M; de Gruijl, F.R; Takizawa, Y; Rhodes, L E; Sinclair, Craig; Neale, R E


The Montreal Protocol has limited increases in the UV-B (280-315 nm) radiation reaching the Earth's surface as a result of depletion of stratospheric ozone. Nevertheless, the incidence of skin cancers continues to increase in most light-skinned populations, probably due mainly to risky sun exposure behaviour. In locations with strong sun protection programs of long duration, incidence is now reducing in younger age groups.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences
DOI: 10.1039/c8pp90060d


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