Articles | Volume 5, issue 2
Research article
01 Aug 2016
Research article |  | 01 Aug 2016

European UV DataBase (EUVDB) as a repository and quality analyser for solar spectral UV irradiance monitored in Sodankylä

Anu Heikkilä, Jussi Kaurola, Kaisa Lakkala, Juha Matti Karhu, Esko Kyrö, Tapani Koskela, Ola Engelsen, Harry Slaper, and Gunther Seckmeyer


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Solar spectral UV irradiance data measured by the Brewer #037 spectroradiometer in Sodankylä, Finland, in 1990–2014 were examined for their quality flags given by the quality assurance (QA) tools of the European UV DataBase (EUVDB). Statistical analysis on the flags was performed, and five cases were investigated in detail. The results can be used in further development of the quality control/QA tools and selection of cases of exceptional atmospheric conditions for process studies.