Distribution of aerial grass pollen revealed using environmental metabarcoding

Dataset contains distribution of aerial grass pollen data using environmental metabarcoding. The data containing the rbcL and ITS2 markers for aerial grass pollen across different latitudes across Britain.

This data is NERC-funded but not held by the EIDC. This data is archived in NCBI (SRA) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sra/SRP150205

Publication date: 2020-11-11

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This record describes NERC-funded data managed by NCBI Sequence Read Archive (SRA) To access the data visit https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sra/SRP150205


Study area

Provenance & quality

Species of grass pollen were sequenced for the rbcL and ITS2 markers using Illumina MiSeq.

Supplemental information

This dataset is referenced in:

Brennan, G., Potter, C., de Vere, N., Griffith, GW., Skjøth, CA., Osborne, NJ., Wheeler, BW., McInnes, RN., Clewlow, Y., Barber, A., Hanlon, HM., Hegarty, M., Jones, L., Kurganskiy, A., Rowney, FM., Armitage, C., Adams-Groom, B., Ford, CR., Petch, GM., The PollerGEN Consortium, and Simon Creer. (2018) Temperate airborne grass pollen defined by spatio-temporal shifts in community composition. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 3, 750–754.

Correspondence/contact details

Dr Georgina Brennan
Bangor University


Brennan, G.
Bangor University

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Topic categories
Grass,  Great Britain,  Metabarcoding,  Pollen
Environmental Monitoring Facilities
Last updated
12 November 2020 13:33