Estimation of pollen counts from light scattering intensity when sampling multiple pollen taxa - Establishment of an automated multi-taxa pollen counting estimation system (AME system)

Kenji Miki, Shigeto Kawashima

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Laser optics have long been used in pollen counting systems. To clarify the limitations and potential new applications of laser optics for automatic pollen counting and discrimination, we determined the light scattering patterns of various pollen types, tracked temporal changes in these distributions, and introduced a new theory for automatic pollen discrimination. Our experimental results indicate that different pollen types often have different light scattering characteristics, as previous research has suggested. Our results also show that light scattering distributions did not undergo significant temporal changes. Further, we show that the concentration of two different types of pollen could be estimated separately from the total number of pollen grains by fitting the light scattering data to a probability density curve. These findings should help realize a fast and simple automatic pollen monitoring system.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)685-693
ページ数9
ジャーナルAtmospheric Measurement Techniques
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出版ステータスPublished - 2021 1月 28
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