The macroecology of airborne pollen in Australian and New Zealand urban areas

Haberle, Simon G., Bowman, David M. J. S., Newnham, Rewi M., Johnston, Fay H., Beggs, Paul J., Buters, Jeroen, Campbell, Bradley, Erbas, Bircan, Godwin, Ian, Green, Brett J., Huete, Alfred, Jaggard, Alison K., Medek, Danielle, Murray, Frank, Newbigin, Ed, Thibaudon, Michel, Vicendese, Don, Williamson, Grant J. and Davies, Janet M. (2014) The macroecology of airborne pollen in Australian and New Zealand urban areas. PLoS One, 9 5: e97925.1-e97925.13. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0097925

Author Haberle, Simon G.
Bowman, David M. J. S.
Newnham, Rewi M.
Johnston, Fay H.
Beggs, Paul J.
Buters, Jeroen
Campbell, Bradley
Erbas, Bircan
Godwin, Ian
Green, Brett J.
Huete, Alfred
Jaggard, Alison K.
Medek, Danielle
Murray, Frank
Newbigin, Ed
Thibaudon, Michel
Vicendese, Don
Williamson, Grant J.
Davies, Janet M.
Title The macroecology of airborne pollen in Australian and New Zealand urban areas
Journal name PLoS One   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1932-6203
Publication date 2014-05-29
Year available 2014
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0097925
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 9
Issue 5
Start page e97925.1
End page e97925.13
Total pages 13
Place of publication San Francisco, CA United States
Publisher Public Library of Science
Language eng
Subject 1100 Agricultural and Biological Sciences
1300 Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
2700 Medicine
Formatted abstract
The composition and relative abundance of airborne pollen in urban areas of Australia and New Zealand are strongly influenced by geographical location, climate and land use. There is mounting evidence that the diversity and quality of airborne pollen is substantially modified by climate change and land-use yet there are insufficient data to project the future nature of these changes. Our study highlights the need for long-term aerobiological monitoring in Australian and New Zealand urban areas in a systematic, standardised, and sustained way, and provides a framework for targeting the most clinically significant taxa in terms of abundance, allergenic effects and public health burden.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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