Ultraviolet Radiation

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Last Updated: 05 May 2022

Ultraviolet radiation covers the wavelength range of 100, 400 nm, which is a higher regularity and lower wavelength than noticeable light. UVA radiation is less affected by the environment. The UV radiation reaching the Earth's surface area is largely composed of UVA with a small UVB part. The surge in the variety of cases of skin cancer over the past years is strongly pertaining to increased exposure to the sun during exterior activities and to artificial sources of UV radiation such as sunlamps and tanning beds.

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