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UV-R Interaction with Skin: Cases of Study

  • Gonzalo Gurrea YsasiEmail author
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Abstract

People developing their daily activities outdoors are likely to receive high doses of ultraviolet radiation (UV). In this chapter, three different cases of study on the effect of UV-R on skin have been analyzed: in the first one UV-R dose athletes from different sports (tennis, hiking, and running) in their workout have been studied. The second case is focused on the maximum values UV-R dose can reach for construction workers in Valencia (Spain) (39°280 N, 0°220 W). Finally, the last case of study focuses on UVER (erythemal ultraviolet radiation) received on a driver and passenger position inside a vehicle. In the three cases VioSpor blue line dosimeters (with a response profile close to that of human skin) have been employed for measurements.

Keywords

Erythema UV-R dose UVER 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Construcciones ArquitectónicasUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain

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