UV-R Interaction with Skin: Cases of Study

  • Gonzalo Gurrea YsasiEmail author


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.


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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