Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2017, Article ID 8107435, 9 pages
Research Article

Enhancement of UV Radiation by Cloud Effect in NE of Brazil

1Nuclear Energy Department of the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Av. Prof. Luiz Freire, 1000-CDU, 50.740-540 Recife, PE, Brazil
2Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Pernambuco (IFPE), São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Correspondence should be addressed to Chigueru Tiba; rb.epfu@abit

Received 27 April 2017; Accepted 21 June 2017; Published 24 July 2017

Academic Editor: Mark van Der Auweraer

Copyright © 2017 Chigueru Tiba and Sérgio da Silva Leal. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. M. P. Corrêa, A divulgação do índice ultravioleta como prevenção ao excesso de exposição ao sol: uma contribuição da meteorologia para o desenvolvimento de políticas públicas para a saúde no País, XIII Congresso Brasileiro de Meteorologia, Fortaleza, 2004, Anais. CD-ROM (2004a).
  2. World Health Organization 2014–WHO, “Prevention of Blindness and Visual Impairment,”
  3. Inca 2016–Instituto Nacional do Câncer, “Incidência de câncer no Brasil,” 2016,
  4. P. RDG. M. Salum, N. Fraidenraich, and C. Tiba, “Extreme total solar irradiance due to cloud enhancement at sea level of the NE Atlantic coast of Brazil,” Renewable Energy, vol. 36, pp. 409–412, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. RC and C. Tiba, “Extreme global solar irradiance due to cloud enhancement in northeastern Brazil,” Renewable Energy, vol. 86, pp. 1433–1441, 2016. View at Google Scholar
  6. WMO, “WMO guide to meteorological instruments and methods of observation,” 2010, 2008 edition, updated in 2010, February 2014, View at Google Scholar
  7. “EPPLEY160919-GPP (global precision pyranometers, specifications),” July 2017,
  8. “EPPLEY160919-TUVR (Total ultraviolet radiometers, specifications),” July 2017,
  9. I. Foyo-Moreno, J. Vida, F. J. Olmo, and L. Alados-Arboletas, “A simple all weather model to estimating ultraviolet solar radiation (290-385 nm),” Journal of Aplied Meteorology, vol. 38, pp. 1020–1026, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  10. R. SM, “A study of ultraviolet solar radiation at Cairo urban area, Egypt,” Solar Energy, vol. 77, pp. 251–259, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. R. Bird and C. Riordan, “Simple solar spectral model for direct and diffuse irradiance on horizontal and tilted planes at the earth’s surface for cloudless atmospheres,” Solar Energy, vol. 25, pp. 87–97, 1986. View at Google Scholar
  12. E. JF, E. N. Gomes, A. D. Pai, A. P. Oliveira, and J. Soares, Equações de estimativa diária para as radiações UV, PAR e IV em função da radiação global para cobertura atmosférica parcial total, I CBENS–Congresso Brasileiro de Energia Solar, Fortaleza, 2007.
  13. B. Molineaux, P. Ineichen, and N. O’neil, “Equivalence of pyrheliometric and monochromatic aerosol optical depths at a single key wavelength,” Applied Optics, vol. 37, pp. 7008–7018, 1998. View at Google Scholar
  14. C. Tiba and V. M. Pimentel, Estimating Atmospheric Linke Turbidity Index from Climatic Data for Pernambuco, ISES Solar World Congress 2009, Johnnesburg-South Africa, 2009.
  15. E. TFB. J. Holben, J. S. Reid, O. Dubovik et al., “Wavelength dependence of the optical depth of biomass burning, urban, and desert dust aerosols,” Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 104, pp. 31333–31349, 1999. View at Google Scholar
  16. C.E.C, European Solar Radiation Atlas: Vols. I and II. EUR 9344 and 9345, Verlag TUV Rheinland, 1984.
  17. C. Tiba and S. S. Leal, Modelagem do IUV a partir da irradiação UV (A+B) em Recife (PE), IV Congresso Brasileiro de Energia Solar, São Paulo, 2012.