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Pollen Count – Dundee

The weather station at the James Hutton Institute site in Dundee has been recording the weather since 1954.

Pollen from 12 species of plants/trees that can cause hayfever are monitored daily by The James Hutton Institute from March untill September. Air is analysed at a rate of 10 Litres per minute and the quantity of each pollen type is recorded over a 24hr period in the table bellow.

 

Name Image Sunday 01/09/19 Monday 02/09/19 Tuesday 27/08/19 Wednesday 28/08/19 Thursday 29/08/19 Friday 30/08/19 Saturday 31/08/19
Corylus (Hazel) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alnus (Alder) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ulmus (Elm) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salix (Willow) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Betula (Birch) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fraxinus (Ash) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Plantanus (Plane) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Quercus (Oak) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ambrosia (Ragweed) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poaceae (Grass) 7 2 5 3 2 4 4
Urtica (Nettle) 28 83 2 9 23 3 19
Artemisia (Mugwart) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

Fungal spore count                                                            Sunday 01/09/19 Monday 02/09/19 Tuesday 27/08/19  Wednesday 28/08/19 Thursday 29/08/19 Friday 30/08/19 Saturday 31/08/19
    Medium Medium Low Low Low Low Low

 

 

Air Quality

                                                     

Sunday 01/09/19 Monday 02/09/19 Tuesday 27/08/19 Wednesday 28/08/19 Thursday 29/08/19 Friday 30/08/19 Saturday 31/08/19
    Good Medium Good Good Good Good Good

 

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.