Ultraviolet protection on a snowball Earth

Cockell, C. S.; Wynn-Williams, D. D. and Horneck, G. (2001). Ultraviolet protection on a snowball Earth. In: 32nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 12-16 Mar 2001, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Habitats in the Antarctic provide an insight into habitats available on snowball earth. Physical UV protection on snowball earth would have been dominated by the manifestations of ice and snow in different habitats. The snowball period was a golden age of UV protection.

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