The ecological significance of solar UV radiation on aquatic organisms

@article{Calkins1980TheES,
  title={The ecological significance of solar UV radiation on aquatic organisms},
  author={John Calkins and Thorunn Thordardottir},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1980},
  volume={283},
  pages={563-566}
}
Stratospheric ozone shields the Earth from much of the solar UV – B radiation which is the most biologically injurious component of sunlight. It is possible that both human technologies and natural events, such as reversal of the Earth's magnetic polarity, might lead to significant ozone reductions. The methodology of evaluation of the impact of an agent such as solar UV on organisms or ecosystems has not been firmly established and there has been little research in this area in the past. A new… CONTINUE READING

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