Uv-b

From Glossary of Meteorology
Revision as of 18:16, 26 January 2012 by imported>Perlwikibot (Created page with " {{TermHeader}} {{TermSearch}} <div class="termentry"> <div class="term"> == UV-B == </div> <div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">[[Ultraviolet radiatio...")
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)



UV-B

Ultraviolet radiation in the wavelength band of 0.29–0.32 μm; a component of the spectrum of solar radiation that can cause sunburn and skin cancer.

This band is only partially blocked by the atmospheric ozone layer.