Bernard Clot

Dr. Bernard Clot
Messungen und Daten - Payerne
Chemin de l'Aérologie
CH-1530 Payerne

Phone: +41 (0) 58 460 93 98
Phone2: +41 (0) 58 460 94 44
Fax: +41 (0) 58 460 90 04
E-mail: bernard.clot(at)
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Programs in which Bernard Clot holds an official function:

Additional functions:
President, International Association for Aerobiology

Key Publications of Bernard Clot (up to ten) :
Defila C, Clot B. Phytophenological trends in Switzerland. Int. J. Biometeorol. 45: 203-207 (2001).
Clot B. Trends in airborne pollen: an overview of 21 years of data in Neuchâtel (Switzerland). Aerobiologia 19: 227-234 (2003).
Huynen M, Menne B (coordinating authors), et al. Phenology and Human Health: allergic disorders. Report of a WHO meeting, Rome, Italy, 16-17 January (2003).
Taramarcaz P, Lambelet C, Clot B, Keimer C, Hauser C. Progression and risk of ragweed allergy in Geneva: will Switzerland resist this invasion? Swiss Med Wkly 135: 538-548 (2005).
GEO. Critical Earth Observation Priorities for Human Health (GEO TASK US-09-01a): Aeroallergens Societal Benefits Area. Final Report, 53p (2009).
Hilaire D, Rotach MW, Clot B. Building models for daily pollen concentrations. Aerobiologia 28: 499-513 (2012).
Caillaud D, Martin S, Segala C, Besancenot JP, Clot B, Thibaudon M. 2012. Nonlinear short-term effects of airborne Poaceae levels on hay fever symptoms. JACI 130: 812-814.
ANSES (éd.). Etat des connaisances sur l’impact sanitaire lié à l’exposition de la population générale aux pollens présents dans l’air ambiant. Rapport d’expertise collective. 2014. Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l’alimentation, de l’environnement et du travail, Maisons-Alfort, France.
Zink K, Pauling A, Rotach MW, Vogel H, Kaufmann P, Clot B. 2013. EMPOL 1.0: A new parameterization of pollen emission in numerical weather prediction models. Geosci. Model Dev. 6: 1961-1975.
Caillaud D, Martin S, Segala C, Besancenot JP, Clot B, Thibaudon M. 2013. Effects of airborne birch pollen levels on clinical symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinoconjunctivitis. Int Arch Allergy Immunol 163:43-50.
Pauling A, Gehrig R, Clot B. 2014. Towards optimized temperature sum parameterizations for forecasting the start of the pollen season. Aerobiologia 30: 45-57.
Galan C, Smith M, Thibaudon M, Frenguelli G, Oteros J, Gehrig R, Berger U, Clot B, Brandao R. 2014. Pollen-monitoring: Minimum requirements and reproducibility of analysis. Aerobiologia, DOI 10.1007/s10453-014-9335-5.
Caillaud D, Thibaudon M, Martin S, Segala C, Besancenot JP, Clot B, François H. 2014. Short-term effects of airborne ragweed pollen on clinical symptoms of hay-fever in a panel of 30 patients. Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Vol 24 (4): 177-183.

Expertise of Bernard Clot:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Research Interface / Management
ScopeImpact of Change
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Topic HealthHealth
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building

Specialties of Bernard Clot:
Aerobiology and phenology

Airborne pollen monitoring, pollen allergy, invasive plants (Ambrosia), impact of climate change, forecasting

Last update: 7/27/16
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