Solar UVR exposures of primary school children at three locations in Queensland.

@article{Gies1998SolarUE,
  title={Solar UVR exposures of primary school children at three locations in Queensland.},
  author={Peter Gies and Colin R Roy and Sinead Toomey and Robert Maclennan and Melanie Watson},
  journal={Photochemistry and photobiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={78-83}
}
The ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposures of primary school children in Brisbane, Toowoomba and Mackay (latitudes 27 degrees 30', 27 degrees 33' and 21 degrees 15' south, respectively) were assessed over a period of 2 weeks at each location using UVR-sensitive polysulfone (PS) film badges attached at the shoulder. The students filled in questionnaires on their time spent outdoors for each day of the study. These data in conjunction with the ambient UVR measured by a detector/datalogger unit at… CONTINUE READING

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