Thunderstorm asthma is a very interesting topic. What happens to pollen and pollen particles during such a storm? How do you measure this? Some questions about this research done by Betsy Stone and her team from Iowa University. 1.What’s your job at University of Iowa ? I am an associate professor in the Departments of […]
Australian researchers looked into the possibilities of using tweets to map hayfevercomplains using deep learning technology. “Deep learning for pollen allergy surveillance from twitter in Australia“ A few questions about this project to the authors of the article from the Institute for Sustainable Industries & Liveable Cities, Victoria University, Melbourne. 1. What was the goal […]
A sign spring is arriving … along with allergies In northern NZ in particular one of the classic signs of spring arriving is falling pine pollen – which yesterday on a windy Sunday finally happened. Read full article on www.weatherwatch.co.nz >>.
MUCH OF Detroit is in ruins. The city spreads over 139 square miles, but about 20 square miles of that — an area just under the size of Manhattan — is vacant. Home in 1950 to more than 1.8 million people, today Detroit has less than half that many residents. There are tens of thousands […]
The Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring service (CAMS) recently formed a new partnership with the European Aeroallergen Network (EAN,) and will explore ground breaking technology to deliver automatic pollen observations in near real-time across Europe. Every year during spring and early summer comes a chorus of sneezing, wheezing and sniffling, because this is peak hay fever season […]