Godwin Institute for Quaternary Research
Department of Geography
University of Cambridge
Cambridge CB2 3EN
Phone +44 1223 333922
Fax +44 1223 333392
Ursula is an Aerobiologist and is working with airborne fungal spores, particularly their visual identification, phenology, and the relation to inhalation asthma.
Lophodermium, ascospore, coiled after release
1) The 'pollen count', a daily average concentration of grass pollen grains between
mid-May and the end of July, in comparison with the British Aerobiology Association.
2) Daily average counts of grass, tree and weed pollen, issued weekly, between
mid-March and the end of September, in conjunction with the European Aeroallergen
Recent Research Articles
- Stern, M.A., Allitt, U., Corden, J. & Millington, W. (1999) The investigation of fungal spores in intramural air using a Burkard Continuous Recording Air Sampler Indoor and Built Environment 8: 40-48.
- Venables, K.M., Allitt, U., Collier, C.G., Emberlin, J., Greig, J.B., Hardaker, P.J., Higham, J.H., Laing-Morton, T., Maynard, R.L., Maurray, V., Strachan, D. & Tee, R.D. (1997) Thunderstorm-related asthma - the epidemic of 24/25 June 1994 Clinical and Experimental Allergy 27: 725-736.