Ultraviolet Ecolgy

Matt mattsn at interchange.ubc.ca
Sun Mar 25 19:53:15 EST 2001


Some numbers I've recently found...

Worrest et al. (1980), Smith et al. (1980), and Lorenzen (1979), have
actually shown that in aquatic systems ultraviolet (especially UVB), is
significantly attenuated only at 20 m depth!  (some recent measurements
(Smith, 1992) claim 70m)

Matt
UBC Department of Biology





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