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Solar Radiation and Human Health: 35 page chapter in a book – Feb 2013

2013, pp 529-564
Gunther Seckmeyer,
Armin Zittermann,
Richard McKenzie,
Ruediger Greinert

Solar radiation has both direct and indirect impacts on human health. Only direct effects are described here. (Space is too limited to describe the indirect effects, which are numerous, complex and imbedded into important feedback mechanisms; the most important indirect effects for human health are on the availability and quality of food, effects on aquatic and terrestrial plants and ecosystems, deterioration in air quality, damage to materials, and energy-related issues that drive the world economy.)


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