Incident Ultraviolet (UV) Light at High Latitudes

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, atmospheric sciences, ozone layer

Principal Investigator: Magor, Graeme (1)
Licence Number: 10037
Organization: Atmospheric Environment Service, Environment Canada; Department of Physics, Queensland University of Technology
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: J. Dunn; M. Sharp; B. France

Objective(s): To contribute to the fund of knowledge regarding the relationship between stratospheric ozone depletion at high latitudes and levels of incident UV light; to carry out field tests of different assay methods for the measurement of incident UV light;

Project Description: The research team will carry out observational measurements of UV light reaching high latitudes of Ellesmere Island during the arctic spring.