UV-radiation

The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA) has an administrative responsibility and scientific activities in several fields that deal with UV radiation. 

UV radiation is employed for other purposes than sunbathing, for example treatment of certain skin complaints, sterilisation of instruments and surfaces in hospitals, and hardening of plastic materials in industry. The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority has an administrative responsibility within all these fields, and scientific activities in several fields that deal with UV radiation.

The UV network is a measuring system for monitoring of natural ultraviolet radiation in Norway.