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 2014-2018

Key Publications of Bernard Clot (up to ten) :
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).
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, et al. 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, et al. 2013. EMPOL 1.0: A new parameterization of pollen emission in numerical weather prediction models. Geosci. Model Dev. 6: 1961-1975.
Caillaud D, et al. 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, et al. 2014. Pollen-monitoring: Minimum requirements and reproducibility of analysis. Aerobiologia, DOI 10.1007/s10453-014-9335-5.
Caillaud D, et al. 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.
Crouzy B, et al. 2016. All-optical automatic pollen identification: towards an operational system. Atmospheric Environment 140: 202-212.
Pfaar O, et al. 2016. Defining pollen exposure times for clinical trials of allergen immunotherapy for pollen-induced rhinoconjunctivitis – an EAACI Position Paper. Allergy doi: 10.1111/all.13092.

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: 5/22/18
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