Airborne Pollen Observed by PollyXT Raman Lidar at Finokalia, Crete
1 Finnish Meteorological Institute, P.O. Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
2 Department of Environmental Physics and Meteorology, University of Athens, 15784 Athens, Greece
3 Biodiversity Unit, University of Turku, 20014 Turku, Finland
4 IAASARS, National Observatory of Athens, 15236 Athens, Greece
5 ECPL, Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, 70013 Heraklion, Greece
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Published online: 7 July 2020
In order to document and study airborne pollen in the Mediterranean region, a pollen measurement campaign was performed during February-May 2018, at the Finokalia station in Crete. A ground-based multi-wavelength Raman polarization lidar PollyXT performed continuous measurements, together with a Hirst-type Burkard pollen sampler. The optical properties of pollen layers with presence of airborne pollen are retrieved and presented. Dust-free condition is applied for pollen study, using the dust models.
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