Frontiers In Optics
We have observed pollen in the local troposphere using the depolarization capabilities of a LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) system. The polarization characteristics of the received LIDAR signal, along with supplemental pollen forecast data, allowed me to characterize the shape of the pollen particles.
Sox, Leda, "Characterization of Pollen Particles Using LIDAR" (2010). Graduate Student Posters. Paper 3.