What Controls Variation in Human Skin Color?
(A) A traditional skin color map based on the data of Biasutti. Reproduced from http://anthro.palomar.edu/vary/ with permission from Dennis O'Neil. Erratum note: The source of this image was incorrectly acknowledged. Corrected 12/19/03. (B) Summary of 102 skin reflectance samples for males as a function of latitude, redrawn from Relethford (1997).