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Environmental Information Management System (EIMS)

EPA's Office of Research and Development (ORD) has developed a scientific environmental information management system (EIMS) that focuses on the organization of descriptive information (metadata) for data sets, databases, documents, models, projects, and spatial data. The EIMS design also provides a repository for scientific documentation that can be easily accessed with standard Web browsers to place a virtual library on the desktop of EPA staff and others with Internet access.
EPA's UV Index Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - The Ultraviolet Index
Written by EPA's Stratospheric Protection Division, contains information about the SunWise Program.
EPA's Sunwise Program National Environmental Education Foundation SunWise School Program Exit EPA Disclaimer
The SunWise School Program teaches elementary school children and their caregivers how to protect themselves from overexposure to the sun.
Climate Prediction Center Climate Prediction Center (CPC) - Stratosphere: UV Index Exit EPA Disclaimer
The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) provides climate services consisting of operational prediction of climate variability, monitoring of the climate system and development of databases for determining current climate anomalies and trends, and analysis and assessment of their origins and linkages to the rest of the climate system. These services cover climate time scales ranging from weeks to seasons, extending into the future as far as technically feasible, and cover the domain of land, ocean and atmosphere, extending into the stratosphere.
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Exit EPA Disclaimer
NOAA's mission is to describe and predict changes in the Earth's environment and to conserve and manage wisely the Nation's coastal and marine resources.
National Weather Service National Weather Service - UV Index Exit EPA Disclaimer
The National Weather Service provides weather and flood warnings, public forecasts and advisories for all of the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, primarily for the protection of life and property. The Interactive Weather Information Network (IWIN) is The National Weather Service's Internet data source.
Surface Radiation Research Branch Surface Radiation Research Branch (SRRB) - NOAA Air Resources Laboratory Exit EPA Disclaimer
Located in Boulder, Colorado, the primary emphasis of SRRB is to provide quality surface radiation measurements and, in cooperation with NIST and the USDA, to operate the Central Calibration and Test Facility for national UV monitoring instruments.
NASA - UV Radiation NASA Information Sheet - UV Radiation Exit EPA Disclaimer
Contains health effects and other information regarding UV radiation.
Canada - World Ozone and Ultraviolet Radiation Data Centre Canada - World Ozone and Ultraviolet Radiation Data Centre (WOUDC) Exit EPA Disclaimer
The World Ozone and Ultraviolet Radiation Data Centre (WOUDC) is one of seven recognized World Data Centres which are part of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) program. The WOUDC is operated by the Experimental Studies Division of the Atmospheric Environment Service (AES), Environment Canada and is located in Toronto.
World Meterorological Organization World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Exit EPA Disclaimer
A specialized agency of the United Nations, located in Geneva, Switzerland. The purposes of WMO are to facilitate international cooperation in the establishment of networks of stations for making meteorological, hydrological and other observations; and to promote the rapid exchange of meteorological information, the standardization of meteorological observations and the uniform publication of observations and statistics.
Australian Bureau of Meteorology Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) Exit EPA Disclaimer
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology's daily forecasts of Ultraviolet B Radiation (UVB) intensity help people choose appropriate levels of protection against skin cancer. The forecasts for noon the next day are presented as a map or as a numerical value and descriptive category for capitals and other towns across Australia.
New Zealand - National Institute of Water and Atmospheric (NIWA) Research New Zealand - National Institute of Water and Atmospheric (NIWA) Research Exit EPA Disclaimer
NIWA's mission is to provide a scientific basis for the sustainable management of New Zealand's atmospheric, marine and freshwater systems and associated resources.
National Park Service Research and Intensive Monitoring of Ecosystems Network PRIME Net - Park Research and Intensive Monitoring of Ecosystems Network Exit EPA Disclaimer
Prime Net is a joint EPA-NPS program to assess the effects of air pollution on ecological systems nation wide.

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