Chart of the Day: Bodily Exposure at Different Solar Azimuth and Altitude

This is the kind of chart I adore, depicting the solar exposure of a human body at different varying degrees of azimuth and altitude. It comes from a book called Principles of Environmental Physics that I found in a free box.



Consider it a PROTIP for summertime sunburns! Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

Bill Lindeke

About Bill Lindeke

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Bill Lindeke has writing blogging about sidewalks and cities since 2005, ever since he read Jane Jacobs. He is a lecturer in Urban Studies at the University of Minnesota Geography Department, the Cityscape columnist at Minnpost, and has written multiple books on local urban history. He was born in Minneapolis, but has spent most of his time in St Paul. Check out Twitter @BillLindeke or on Facebook.