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I'm looking for some UV data (currently with no spatial or temporal resolutions in mind, but ideally split into UV-A and UV-B) for the whole earth. Can anyone recommend a source for data like this or point me in the right direction?

Any help much appreciated.

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World Ozone and Ultraviolet Radiation Data Centre (WOUDC)

The UV data archive contains the following data categories:


Spectral UV


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Thanks for the information. I'm trying to access the ftp site but get permission denied...where can I sign up for an account or are there guest credentials that I can use? – JPD Aug 31 '12 at 8:10
go through and just accept the agreement then you have access. – Mapperz Aug 31 '12 at 13:25

(Disclosure: I am part of the WOUDC data centre renewal team)

The data centre is undergoing renewal in order to modernize client services. Improved data access is one of the major enhancements (which includes geospatial web services and formats; see the data access about page for details).

Users are encouraged to provide feedback against the beta. For specific issues, please provide the URL and information / steps to identify / reproduce the issue.

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FYI as a following I'm happy to announce we are now live at Feedback welcome! – tomkralidis Mar 12 '15 at 13:26

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