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Pollen

Birch pollen high in France and Austria – onset further north delayed

Due to warm weather, the birch pollen has increased rapidly in Southern France and Austria the last days. Low temperatures are likely to delay the onset of birch pollen further north.

Birch pollen increases in Central Europe: 10 day forecast

Pollen season has started in Western France and the front is about to move northwards Over the last...

European birch pollen – still holding back

Low temperatures across Europe mean birch pollen season starts later than usual There are currently very low levels...

10 days hazel pollen forecast for Europe

Hazel pollen will probably increase and the front will move north-east during the next ten days

How the birch pollen front moves through Europe

The birch pollen season is short but intense To illustrate how the pollen front is moving through Europe,...

Using satellites to predict the start of the pollen season

Is it possible to use satellites to predict and monitor the development of pollen levels in the atmosphere? We use the vegetation index in our forecasting - using satellite data to measure chlorophyll levels in leaves.

Hazel pollen spread starting in Northern and Central Europe

Hazel pollen levels on the rise in Northern Europe - Southern Europe seems set for a more normal start of season.

Kick-off for the European pollen season

For many people allergic to pollen, timing the start of medication is crucial. Alder and hazel pollen are often the among the first to appear - we analyse historic and current data to give you estimates for the onset of the pollen season in Europe.

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