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Find the new dates of the 7th European Symposium on Aerobiology!!!!

Because of the epidemy, the Local Organizing Committee and the Board Committee of the European Aerobiology Society (EAS) proposes that the best solution is to postpone the symposium to November 16-20, 2020. Find more at http://www.esacordoba2020.com

Invitation to participate in the first ever digital EAACI Annual Congress, which will be held from 6 to 8 June.

IAA Newsletter

***The winner of the Aerocrossword (Issue 85) is Nicolas Bruffaerts! Congratulations! ***

The IAA publishes the International Aerobiology Newsletter twice a year. The Newsletter forms a vital contact between the members of our world wide community of aerobiologists by providing an informal way to exchange news, ideas and information and gives a useful medium through which to make initial contacts.  

Each Issue comprises information on:   – The main international events of aerobiological interest – Reports on research activities from different countries – Requests for contacts and advertisements for work in aerobiology – An upcoming events section – A publications section – The activities carried out by the IAA Executive Committee, with the Minutes of the IAA General Assembly meetings.

For publications

Scientific journal Aerobiologia (IF 1.52)

Associated with the International Association for Aerobiology, Aerobiologia is an international medium for original research and review articles in the interdisciplinary fields of aerobiology and interaction of human, plant and animal systems on the biosphere. Coverage includes bioaerosols, transport mechanisms, biometeorology, climatology, air-sea interaction, land-surface/atmosphere interaction, biological pollution, biological input to global change, microbiology, aeromycology, aeropalynology, arthropod dispersal and environmental policy. Emphasis is placed on respiratory allergology, plant pathology, pest management, biological weathering and biodeterioration, indoor air quality, air-conditioning technology, industrial aerobiology and more.
Aerobiologia serves aerobiologists, and other professionals in medicine, public health, industrial and environmental hygiene, biological sciences, agriculture, atmospheric physics, botany, environmental science and cultural heritage.

Scientific journal Grana (IF = 1.13 (2017))

Grana is an international journal of palynology and aerobiology. Grana, originally published as Grana Palynologica, was founded in 1954 by Professor Gunnar Erdtman. It is published under the auspices of the Scandinavian Palynological Collegium (CPS) in affiliation with the International Association for Aerobiology (IAA).

Grana publishes original papers, mainly on ontogony (morphology, and ultrastructure of pollen grains and spores of Eucaryota and their importance for plant taxonomy, ecology, phytogeography, paleobotany, etc.) and aerobiology. Aerobiology involves studies of airborne biological particles, such as pollen, spores, etc., and their launching, dispersal and final deposition. The significance of these particles in medicine (allergology) and plant pathology is of particular interest.


Scientific journal Forests (IF 1.96) Study of Tree Pollen and Pollination

“Dear Authors,

This Special Issue aims to address all of the aspects related to tree pollen and the pollination phenomenon. For us, pollen of allergenic and forest forming species are of special interest, but findings about rare, protected species are also welcome. This Issue invites studies on the pollen grains’ morphology, viability, production, release, and chemical composition; relationships between pollen production and seed production; pollen dispersal in the context of gene flow; long distance transport; and pollen forecasts. Studies on the impact of environmental factors, including anthropogenic ones, on all aspects of tree pollen and pollination, will be of particular interest. The results of field and laboratory experiments/research will be welcome. We are interested in recent advances in studies on the impact of climate change on pollination phenology; temporal variations and spatial differentiations in pollination patterns; and relationships between the course of pollination and the pollen season. Research articles may focus on modelling, application of GIS, and remote sensing methods in pollination phenology. We also encourage authors to publish results regarding the relationship between pollen fall and the vegetation of forest stands, as well as on natural and semi-natural forests as bee pollen sources.
We hope that the collected manuscripts will identify and fill the gaps in knowledge, and will also be an inspiration for further research.

Prof. Idalia Kasprzyk
Guest Editor of Forests “