Volume 2, Issue 1

Short note

Microwave, Laser, RF
and UV radiations


Zorica Podrascanin, Zoran Mijatovic, Ana Firanj Sremac

Pages: 68-70

DOI: 10.21175/RadJ.2017.01.015

Received: 27 FEB 2016, Received revised: 15 APR 2016, Accepted: 22 APR 2016, Published online: 20 APR 2017

We studied the trends of UV index in the city of Novi Sad (latitude 45.3N, longitude 19.8 E at the 80m height) in the 2004-2013 time period. The measurements of UV index were performed with the Yankee Environmental System (YES) UVB-1 pyranometer. The linear regression method was used to calculate the trends of UV index. The yearly trend of UV index from the relative monthly differences considered with climatological value was investigated. We obtained the positive yearly UV trend of 7.9±1.7% per decade at the location of Novi Sad. Further on, the monthly UV trends were investigated. We obtained significant positive trends in April, August, October and December, with no significant negative UV trends.
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