aeroplankton


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aer·o·plank·ton

(ār-ō-plank'tŏn),
An organism or a living substance carried by air, for example, a bacterium, pollen, or grain.
[aero- + G. planktos, ntr. -on, wandering]

aeroplankton

any organisms such as pollen, spores, small insects or other small animals drifting subject to air currents above ground level.
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The degree of "infection" of suspensions particles by aeroplankton was approximately equal in all cities (1 of 20-25 particles), but in Blagoveshchensk and Khabarovsk--is higher (1 of 10-15 particles).
Kishko, "Bacterial aeroplankton of the upper layers of the atmosphere during the winter," Pentagon Report A176333, 1960.
The altitude levels are in accordance with those examined for aeroplankton by Glick (1939).