Articles | Volume 16, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 11867–11881, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-11867-2016

Special issue: Pan-Eurasian Experiment (PEEX)

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 11867–11881, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-11867-2016

Research article 23 Sep 2016

Research article | 23 Sep 2016

A new parameterization of the UV irradiance altitude dependence for clear-sky conditions and its application in the on-line UV tool over Northern Eurasia

Nataly Chubarova et al.

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AR by Nataly Chubarova on behalf of the Authors (30 Jul 2016)  Author's response
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (01 Aug 2016) by Veli-Matti Kerminen
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (11 Aug 2016)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (18 Aug 2016) by Veli-Matti Kerminen
AR by Nataly Chubarova on behalf of the Authors (22 Aug 2016)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Biologically active ultraviolet (UV) radiation is an important environmental factor, which affect human health and nature. UV radiation has a significant increase with the altitude. We propose a new method for calculating the altitude UV dependence for different types of biologically active UV radiation. The proposed method was implemented in the on-line UV tool (http://momsu.ru/uv/) for Northern Eurasia. The possible UV effects on human health were considered over Alpine zone.
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