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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.

In light of the current respiratory Virus COVID-19. The monitoring of Pollen and air quality has never been more important for the “at risk” portion of the UK. This public service information page will be updated weekly in Spring and daily in the Summer months.

 

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 22/03/20 Monday 23/03/20 Tuesday 17/03/20 Wednesday 18/03/20 Thursday 19/03/20 Friday 20/03/20 Saturday 21/03/20
Corylus (Hazel) 0 4 0 0 1 0 0
Alnus (Alder) 1 4 1 0 0 0 0
Ulmus (Elm) 7 10 0 2 0 2 0
Salix (Willow) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Betula (Birch) 0 3 0 1 0 0 0
Fraxinus (Ash) 0 6 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) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Urtica (Nettle) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Artemisia (Mugwart) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

Fungal spore count                                                            Sunday 22/03/20 Monday 23/03/20 Tuesday 17/03/20  Wednesday 18/03/20 Thursday 19/03/20 Friday 20/03/20 Saturday 21/03/20
    Low Low Low Low Low Low Low

 

 

Air Quality

                                                     

Sunday 22/03/20 Monday 23/03/20 Tuesday 17/03/20 Wednesday 18/03/20 Thursday 19/03/20 Friday 20/03/20 Saturday 21/03/20
    Good Good Good Good Poor 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.