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@article{(International Science Index):http://waset.org/publications/10008667,
  title    = {Comparing Measurements of UV Radiation in Winter and Summer in Finland},
  author    = {R. Pääkkönen and  L. Korpinen and  F. Gobba},
  country   = {Finland},
  institution={North Karelia Central Hospital},
  abstract  = {The objective of our study is to investigate UV exposure in Finland through sample measurements as a typical case study in summer and winter. We measured UV-BC weighted radiation and calculated a daily dose, which is about 100–150 times the Finnish exposure limit value in summer and 1–6 times in winter. The measured ultraviolet indices varied from 0 to 7 (scale 0–18), which is less than the values obtained in countries that are located farther south from Tampere latitude of 61 degrees. In wintertime, the UV exposure was modest compared to summertime, 50–150 mW/m2 and about 1–5 mW/m2 in summer and winter, respectively. However, technical means to manage UV exposure in Scandinavia are also needed in summer- and springtime.
},
    journal   = {International Journal of Medical, Health, Biomedical, Bioengineering and Pharmaceutical Engineering},  volume    = {12},
  number    = {3},
  year      = {2018},
  pages     = {71 - 74},
  ee        = {http://waset.org/publications/10008667},
  url       = {http://waset.org/Publications?p=135},
  bibsource = {http://waset.org/Publications},
  issn      = {eISSN:1307-6892},
  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
  index     = {International Science Index 135, 2018},
}