Monitoring light and UV levels in museums

Monitoring light and ultraviolet radiation in a museum is an important part of environmental management.

This advice sheet from Museums Galleries Scotland introduces the basics of monitoring light and ultraviolet radiation and describes the available equipment (light meters, ultraviolet meters, combined lux and UV meters, dosimeters, data-loggers, telemetric sensors and hard-wired systems), how to look after it, maintain it and use it to best effect.

Click the link right-hand side to download this resource as a PDF.

Date created: 2009

Author: Museums Galleries Scotland

Publisher: Museum Galleries Scotland