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Is the Sneez’n Season Getting Longer and Stronger?


Lessons from the Northern Hemisphere point to the need for long-term monitoring of allergy related airborne pollen in Canberra and across Australia.

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Inside a Dust Storm in Canberra


What are you breathing in when a dust storm hits Canberra? Recent images of microscopic particles from a dust storm show us the make up of airborne particles recorded during the event. It's enough to make your eyes water!

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Why are Exotic Tree Pollen being Recorded at Elevated Levels in 2018 Compared to 2017 in Canberra?


This spring the levels of exotic tree pollen such as Birch and Poplar trees have recorded very high concentrations in the Canberra air this year - why is this so?

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Why are the pollen counts LOW this year in Canberra?


So why have the pollen counts been so LOW for the spring of 2017 in Canberra? This is a question that I often hear this year and it's a good one.