Articles | Volume 16, issue 21
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 13641–13651, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-13641-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 13641–13651, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-13641-2016

Research article 03 Nov 2016

Research article | 03 Nov 2016

Effects of urban agglomeration on surface-UV doses: a comparison of Brewer measurements in Warsaw and Belsk, Poland, for the period 2013–2015

Agnieszka E. Czerwińska et al.

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This article presents a comparison between the two surface-UV dose series, measured with Brewer spectrophotometers working simultaneously at two different sites in Poland: in a large city agglomeration and in the suburbs. We consider whether the city of Warsaw acts as a shield from ultraviolet overexposure. Our study proves that the UV level in Warsaw is slightly lower than that found in cleaner suburbs of the city.
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