The Impact on Urban Vegetation on Exposure to Ultraviolet Radiation

Dr. Gordon Heisler, Meteorologist, USDA Forest Service, Syracuse, NY discussed ultraviolet irradiance (UV) in urban ecosystems with respect to the likely effects on human health. He examined whether the health effects of UV radiation should be included in planning of landscape elements such as trees and shading structures.


At the conclusion of the webcast, hosted by the Urban Natural Resources Institute, Dr. Heisler prepared some resource materials.
Download The Impact on Urban Vegetation on Exposure to Ultraviolet Radiation.