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ISRN Meteorology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 315859, 5 pages
Research Article

Comparative Study of the Influence of Air Pollution on UVI at Maitri in Antarctica and New Delhi in India

Department of Physics, St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad 380009, Gujarat, India

Received 18 July 2011; Accepted 5 September 2011

Academic Editor: D. Moreira

Copyright © 2012 Nandita D. Ganguly. 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.

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