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    Author(s): Wei Gao; Richard H. Grant; Gordon M. Heisler; James R. Slusser
    Date: 2002
    Source: Agronomy Journal. 94: 475-482.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    The decrease in stratospheric ozone (O3) has prompted continued efforts to assess the potential damage to plant and animal life due to enhanced levels of solar ultraviolet (UV)-B (280-320 nm) radiation. The objective of this study was to develop and evaluate an analytical model to simulate the UV-B irradiance loading on horizontal below- canopy surfaces, as influenced by vegetation.

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    Gao, Wei; Grant, Richard H.; Heisler, Gordon M.; Slusser, James R. 2002. A geometric ultraviolet-B radiation transfer model applied to vegetation canopies. Agronomy Journal. 94: 475-482.

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