Articles | Volume 16, issue 11
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 6805–6821, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-6805-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 6805–6821, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-6805-2016
Research article
06 Jun 2016
Research article | 06 Jun 2016

Near-surface and columnar measurements with a micro pulse lidar of atmospheric pollen in Barcelona, Spain

Michaël Sicard et al.

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For the first time the concentration of pollen grains was measured on an hourly basis during a 5-day pollination event in Barcelona, Spain, while at the same time the pollen dispersion in the atmosphere was measured also continuously by a lidar (laser radar) system. The intensity of the pollen dispersion revealed to be strongly correlated with the solar radiation reaching the Earth.
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