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(Deutsch) UVB messen

UVB radiation

What is UVB radiation? UVB is the abbreviation for Ultraviolet B. This is a part of the solar radiation that reaches the earth. Only about 5% of the sun’s rays are ultraviolet rays at...

Burnings

How does burning occur? A burning is a damage of the skin through high heat exposure or short-waved UVB rays. Both damages skin tissue which leads to a locally limited inflammation. As long as...
Calumma parsonii green giant

Color variation “green giant”

Distribution: Masoala national park is located at the eponymic peninsula in northeast Madagascar. At the northern end of the Antongil Bay, also called the “cradle of whales”, there is the small coastal town Maroantsetra....
Furcifer minor aus dem Fundort nahe RN7 2018

Furcifer minor

First descriptions: (Günther, 1879) Origin of the species name: The German zoologist Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther, then director of the Zoological Department of the Natural History Museum of London (Great Britain), received a...

Furcifer voeltzkowi

  First description: Boettger, 1893 Origin of the species name: The paleontologist Oskar Böttger, then curator of the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt am Main, dedicated this chameleon species to the German zoologist Alfred Voeltzkow....
Furcifer pardalis Nosy Hara 2019

Local form Nosy Hara

Distribution of the local form Nosy Hara: Nosy Hara is an island in front of a bay not far from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in the north of Madagascar. The island is about 3.2 km²...

Local form Nosy Komba

Distribution of the local form Nosy Komba: Nosy Komba is an island in the northwest of Madagascar. It is located in close proximity to the islands Nosy Be and Nosy Tanikely directly opposite the...