ULTRAVIOLET MEASURING INSTRUMENTATION WITH THERMAL STABILIZATION

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$48,200.00
Award Year:
1991
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
14763
Agency Tracking Number:
14763
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
12 North Taylor Hill Rd, Montague, MA, 01351
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Arthur F Beaubien
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
HIGH LEVELS OF ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION ARE KNOWN TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR BIOLOGICALLY HARMFUL EFFECTS IN PLANTS AND ANIMALS. CONCERN ABOUT INTENSITY OF THE ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION AT THE SURFACE OF THE EARTH HAS GREATLY INCREASED SINCE THE DISCOVERY OF THE "OZONE HOLE" OVER ANTARCTICA IN 1985. THE TASK OF LONG TERM MONITORING OF UV LEVELS IS CURRENTLY MADE DIFFICULT BY INSTRUMENTATION NOT ADEQUATE TO THE TASK. THERE ARE SERIOUS CONCERNS ABOUT THERMAL STABILITY AND LONG TERM STABILITY OF THE PRESENT UV MONITORING DEVICES. THE AIM OF OUR PROPOSED PROGRAM IS TO INVESTIGATE THE METHODS OF IMPROVING THE THERMAL AND LONG TERM STABILITY OF THE UV MONITORING, ROBERTSON-BERGER TYPE INSTRUMENTS.

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