IMPACTS OF CLIMATIC CHANGE ON THE BIOSPHERE. CIAP MONOGRAPH 5. PART 1. ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION EFFECTS (CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 3)

This report presents data related to: Expected changes in solar UV radiation; Impacts of elevated UV-B radiation intensities on the biosphere; Potential depletion of the ozone column from stratospheric flight; Expected changes in the middle UV and biologically effective doses; Penetration of solar ultraviolet radiation into terrestrial plant communities; Penetration of ultraviolet radiation into natural waters; General UV-radiation physics and photobiological principles; Effects of UV radiation on nucleic acids; Genetic and chromosomal effects of UV radiation; Linking photobiological studies at 254 NM with UV-B.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-247 725.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute for Defense Analyses

    Science and Technology Division
    Arlington, VA  USA  22202

    Department of Transportation

    Climatic Impact Assessment Program, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1975-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 632 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093624
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/TST-75-55 Final Rpt., Mono-5-Pt-1-Ch-1
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-30057
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 4 1976 12:00AM