Aerobiologia

, 14:267

Forecast of the Poaceae pollination in Zurich and Basle (Switzerland)

  • Bernard Clot
Short Communication

DOI: 10.1007/BF02694216

Cite this article as:
Clot, B. Aerobiologia (1998) 14: 267. doi:10.1007/BF02694216

Abstract

A simple formula, intended to serve as an aid for the prevention of allergies, is proposed for forecasting the starting date of the grass pollination season in Switzerland. Parameters are daily mean air temperature and rainfall. The forecast is accurate in two thirds of the cases, and too early in one third, but still useful in practice.

Keywords

Pollen Grass Forecast Meteorological factors 

Copyright information

© Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd. 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard Clot
    • 1
  1. 1.Swiss Society of Aerobiology, Swiss Meteorological InstituteNeuchâtelSwitzerland

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