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I Introduction.- Aerobiology — its earlier and its future.- Philipp Herries Gregory, FRS, DSc (1907-1986).- II Airborne pollen and biometeorology.- 1. Lectures of basic importance.- Environmental affects on deposition of airborne particles.- impact of inversion layers at the day-by-day pollen count number and at the allergic assaults of sufferers in Basel (Switzerland).- affects of toxins and climate on obstructive breathing tract ailments of youngsters in Berlin (West).- comparability of contemporary and quarternary pollen data.- Biometeorology and its relation to pollen count.- Correlation among aerobiological and phytogeographical investigations within the Florence quarter (Italy).- 2. Airborne pollen in several countries.- Air sampling experiences in a tropical region. 4 yr results.- A research of airborne pollen grains of Alexandria (Egypt).- Air borne pollen varieties of allergenic value in India.- Survey of atmospheric pollens in quite a few provinces of Thailand.- III Allergology and airborne particles.- 1. Lectures of common significance: prognosis and therapy.- Inhalative allergens.- dating of airborne pollen and spores to signs at the epidermis and mucous membranes of sufferers within the excessive altitude weather in Davos (Switzerland).- reviews with the «Individual Pollen Collector» constructed through G. Boehm.- Airborne pollens and indicators in allergic sufferers present process immunotherapy.- 2. targeted allergens: Pollen.- tracking of atmospheric stipulations and forecast of Olive pollen season (Bari, Italy).- Pollen yield of 2 cvs. of Olea europaea L. («Manzanillo» and «Swan hill») (Tucson, Arizona).- Annual and day-by-day version of pollen from Olea europea L. within the surroundings of Cordoba (Spain) alongside 12 months of sampling.- Chestnut pollen counts relating to sufferers pollinosis in Paris.- Pollen counts of ragweed and mugwort (Cour Collector) in 1984 measured at 12 meteorological facilities within the Rhone Bassin and surrounding areas (France).- Allergic reactivity to Parthenium hysterophorus pollen: An unrecognized variety I allergen.- three. assorted aeroallergens.- Aeroallergens in big apple inner-city flats of asthmatics.- four. detailed allergens: Fungus spores.- Indoor mould spore publicity: features of 127 houses in southern California with endogenous mould problems.- Intrinsic variability in airborne fungi: Implications for allergen standardization.- scientific cross-reactions among a variety of moulds with precise connection with Fusarium.- medical value of airborne Alternaria tenuis-spores: Seasonal signs confident epidermis and bronchial problem exams with Alternaria in matters with bronchial asthma and rhinitis.- incidence of Alternaria Nees ex Fr. in indoor and outdoors habitats in Cordoba (Spain).- Concentrations of airborne Botrytis conidia, and frequency of allergic sensitization to Botrytis extract.- five. detailed allergens: Algae.- Microalgae as aeroplankton and allergens.- 6. particular allergens: bugs and mites.- Sensitizations opposed to Tribolium confusum Du Val in sufferers with occupational and nonoccupational exposure.- Gibbium psylloides («mite beetle») as an inhalative allergen.- Investigations of allergen-containing dirt samples from the inner of the house.- apartment airborne dirt and dust mite in numerous altitudes of Orisons (Switzerland.- Guanine dosage in condo airborne dirt and dust samples and quantification of mite allergens.- IV Air, our environment.- 1. Lectures of common importance.- The quantitative importance of asbestos fibres within the ambient air.- The indoor asbestos challenge: evidence and questions.- results of momentary publicity to ambient nitrogen dioxide concentrations on human bronchial reactivity and lung function.- Mutagenic and carcinogenic results of airborne particulate topic from polluted parts on human and rodent tissue cultures.- Modulation of pulmonary safeguard mechanisms by way of acute exposures to Nitrogen Dioxide.- Lysosome reaction and cytoskeleton alteration in mobile cultures uncovered to airborne lead.- 2. outside air.- healthiness dangers from respirable dusts produced in the course of the operation of huge harvesters.- The effect of meteorological and pollution elements on acute ailments of the airlines in youngsters as illustrated via the Biel sector (Switzerland).- Airborne crystals of anhydrous Calcium Sulphate — a brand new air pollutant.- Goniometrie dirt measurements in the course of a sea voyage from the northern to the southern hemisphere, alongside the Antarctic coast, and at a coast station in Antarctica.- three. Indoor air.- Inquiries acquired by means of the California indoor air caliber software on organic contaminants in buildings.- Microbial and dirt toxins in non-industrial paintings places.- Filters of an airconditioning deploy as disseminators of fungal spores.- The development ailment syndrome: Comparative reports in air conditioned and standard heated buildings.- Bioaerosols and place of work construction air flow system.- Radon and its decay items within the indoor atmosphere: Radiation publicity and hazard estimation.- V Phytopathology.- Uniformity of airspora concentrations.- Ozone and acidic inputs into forests in Northwest USA.- results of acidic fog containing H2O2 at the sensitivity of agricultural vegetation to special fungal diseases.- unfold of Barley mould by way of wind and its value for Phytopathology, Aerobiology and for Barley cultivation in Europe.- Falling behaviour of steriUzed and slept fruitefly and melonfly.- VI Microbiology.- Airborne unfold of microorganisms affecting animals.- development of mathematical versions for predicting the airborne unfold of foot-and-mouth disease.- high quality particle aerosols in experimental Legionnaires’ disorder: Their position in an infection and treatment.- the dimensions distribution of whirlpool-generated droplets, their skill to comprise micro organism and their disposition strength within the human respiration tract.- Bacterial atmospheric infection in wastewater therapy plants.- Airborne Gram unfavourable micro organism linked to the dealing with of household waste.- VII tools in aerobiology.- unique purposes of the Burkard-Sampler for amassing airborne pollen and spores I. Semi-quantitative non-stop selection of dust-particles, soot, flue ash and so forth. that can turn on ailments of the respiration tract.- distinct purposes of the Burkard-Sampler for amassing airborne pollen and sporesII. checklist of radioactive airborne dirt and dust (after Chernobyl) within the air of Basel (Switzerland).- potency of a brand new sampler in sampling Betula pollen for antigen analyses.- assortment potency of 2 samplers for microbiological aerosols.- Microorganisme as organic signs of air pollution.- Statistical correlation of deposition info on eight air toxins to lichen information in a small city in Switzerland.- equipment for each year comparisons of aeropalynological data.- airplane sampling of the higher airspora.- tips on how to decrease allergic results: removal of allergens (pollen, mites, indoor airborne dirt and dust, micro organism, gases etc.) from indoor air.

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This was followed by a movement in the opposite direction resulting in the shifting of the Sahelian Sahara boundary some 350 km northward. The Namib Desert The--Namib-desert, well known for its remarkable endemic biota stretches as a narrow strip of less than 200 km wide for 2000 km along the southwestern coast of Africa. In its central part the southern erg consists of linear dunes 50-150 m high and more than 100 km long, running in a south-northerly direction. On the eastern side it is bordered by the great escarpment from which a number of ephemeral rivers like the Kuiseb, Tsondab, Tsauchab and Koichab flow into the desert (Fig.

Met. lJ, 1277-1283. M. (1983) Fluctuations in grass-pollen counts in relation to nightly inversion and air potential of the atmosphere. Biometeor. 27, 107-116. (10)Aron, R. (1983) Mixing height - an inconsistent indicator of potential air pollution concentrations. Atmospheric Environment 11, 2193-2197. A. (1986) Levitation by convection, or does what goes up necessarily come down? Weather~, 110-114. Dr. , Via Castagnoli 1, 40126 Bologna, ITALY. Prof. of Florence Introduction We present the preliminary data of our research whose principal aims were: a)to check the correlation between aerobiological and phytogeographical data in our area; b)to clarify certain discordances,for example between the presence of some plants and the absence of their pollen at the trapping; c)to know for each taxon: 1)presence and abundance in the area; 2)flowering period (by phenological checking) especially for those families for which it is impossible to differentiate genera and/or species by optical microscope; d)finally,to select the allergen panel for testing in our area.

These results indicate that conditions have not In this case long distance pollen cannot changed during this time span. lead to erroneous conclusions as in the central Sahara. These studies in the deserts clearly emphasise the need for accurate pollen deposition studies in which long distance dispersal can play such an important role in the problems of the reconstruction of former vegetation. The East African Mountains A--thlra--exampfe--to--iilustrate the use of recent studies for the interpretation of fossil pollen assemblages, is the high East African mountains where extensive palynological research has been conducted.

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