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noun - plural: aerobiologies

  1. The study of the dispersion of airborne biological materials, as pollen, spores, microorganisms, or viruses.


Aerobiology is a branch of biology that studies organic particles, such as bacteria, fungal spores, very small insects, pollen grains and viruses, which are passively transported by the air. Aerobiologists have traditionally been involved in the measurement and reporting of airborne pollen and fungal spores as a service to allergy sufferers.

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Google previewe-Study Guide for: Paleopalynology (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Aerobiology: Aerobiology is a branch of biology thatstudies organic particles, suchas bacteria, ...

Google previewAllergenic Pollen (2012)

A Review of the Production, Release, Distribution and Health Impacts by Mikhail Sofiev, Karl-Christian Bergmann

Pollen Monitoring History Aerobiology is a young scientific discipline that made great advances in the second half of the twentieth century, largely due to the introduction of advanced methods of monitoring. This brought a larger number ...

Google previewIntegrated Pest Management (2009)

Concepts, Tactics, Strategies and Case Studies by Edward B. Radcliffe, William D. Hutchison

circurnstances aerobiology is a critical component of effective ecologically based management at scales larger than a single field. Pheromone disruption programs directed at insect pests, for example, should operate at scales that ...

Google previewDugway Proving Ground, Biological Aerosol Test Facility Construction and Operation D; New Alternative Action to Construct and Operate a Consolidated Life Sciences Test Facility (1992)

Environmental Impact Statement

Aerobiology is a sophisticated science which has significantly contributed to our understanding of disease causation, risk assessment, laboratory safety and public health. This field of study involves the experimental generation of biological ...

Google previewA Quantitative Aeromicrobial Analysis of On-campus Housing and Comparison of Microorganisms Found in Old and New Dormitories (2008)

INTRODUCTION Aerobiology is a component of environmental microbiology that focuses on the atmospheric transport of all types of microorganisms, with the ultimate objective of providing insight into disease control (Edmonds, 1979).

Google previewBioaerosols Handbook (1995)

by Christopher S. Cox, Christopher M. Wathes

Aerobiology is a derived science. It cannot readily be separated from other biological disciplines but integrates the methodologies of mycology, virology, bacteriology, plant pathology, phycology and botany with aerosol science and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Astrobiology (2011)

by Muriel Gargaud

Aerobiology. ROCCO MANCINELLI Bay Area Environmental Research Institute, NASA Ames Research Institute, USA...

Aerobiology (from Greek άήr, ae ̄r, “air”; bίος, bios, “life”; and -lοgίa, -logia) is the study of the occurrence, movement, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

Aerobiology of agricultural pathogens. In: Hurst CJ (ed .) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Antarctic (2007)

by Beau Riffenburgh

Aerobiology is the study of finely divided suspensions of particles of biological origin, or activity, in air.

Aerobiology encompasses study of the physical, chemical, and biological properties of the air-spora, including the identity, source, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Physical Geography (2015)

by David S. G. Thomas

MEM aerobiology Thestudyoftheconveyanceand behaviour of passive airborne organic particles, including pollen, spores, bacteria and very small insects. These particles are AEROSOLs (a term that also includes nonbiological particles) and ...

Google previewDictionary of Global Climate Change (2012)

by W.J. Maunder

aerobiology The study of living organisms in the air, ranging in size from viruses, through spores and seeds, to insects ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

adrenotropic hormone aerobiology adrenotropic hormone. ACTH. Adriamycin” ( adriamycin). a trademark name and former generic name of doxorubicin. adsorb. 1: to adhere as an ultrathin layer on the surface of a solid or fluid, said of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Climatology (2008)

by John E. Oliver

Aerobiology contributes to understanding the atmospheric part of the life cycles of the pests mentioned above, ...


by McGraw-Hill Education

aerobiology [BIOL] The study of the atmospheric dispersal of airborne fungus spores, pollen grains, and microorganisms; and, more broadly, of airborne propagules of algae and protozoans, minute insects such as aphids, and ...

Google previewThe Concise Scientific Dictionary (2011)

BookCaps Study Guide by BookCaps Study Guides Staff

-noun- The area of science concerned with generative organs aerobiology [air-oh-bi-ol-o-gee] -noun - The science of biological materials that are airborne and how they are dispersed ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoology (1999)

by Sudhir Pradhan

AEROBIOLOGY A scientific study of airborne micro-organisms. AEROSOL Dispersion of solid or liquid particles in a gas. e.g. smoke. AEROTROPISM Growth curvature in relation to oxygen concentration. AESTIVATION A state of inactivity ...

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Stakman Aerobiology Rust Research

Collecting spores of the stem rust fungus at various altitudes, locations and times over the Great Plains of North America. Microscope slides, lightly coated with clear grease were exposed to the air, sent to Minnesota and the spores counted using light microscopy. This is how the aerobiology of the fungus was determined and the "Puccinia Pathway" discovered. Photo...

Photo credit: UMN Department of Plant Pathology

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