Monitoring Air Quality using Moss

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The peat moss Sphagnum palustre is cultivated in bioreactors in Ralf Reski’s laboratories in Freiburg, Germany.

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Microscope image of the surface structure of the moss Sphagnum palustre. The structures in which pollutants can accumulate are visible.

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The moss is packed in the MOSSphere before it's emlpoyed to gather air particles.

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Biomonitoring as an alternative for monitoring the quality of air. The image depicts the pilot use of MOSSpheres at a measurement station.

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Contact for journalists and mediapersons

Prof. Dr. Ralf Reski

Plant Biotechnology, Faculty of Biology, Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg, 79104 Freiburg, Germany,
Tel.: +49 761 203-6968
Fax: +49 761 203-6967
Email: ralf.reski@biologie.uni-freiburg.de
Web: www.plant-biotech.net/

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