Dr. David O'Connor

Publications

David O'Connor, David Healy and John Sodeau. A 1-month monitoring campaign of ambient fungal spore concentrations in the harbour region of Cork Ireland. Aerobiologia, 2015. DOI


D. O'Connor, M. Sadys, CA Skjoth, D. Healy, R. Kennedy, J. Sodeau. Atmospheric concentrations of Alternaria, Cladosporium, Ganoderma and Didymella spores monitored in Cork (Ireland) and Worcester (England) during the summer of 2010. Aerobiologia, 2014, 30, 4, 397-411.DOI


D. A. Healy, J. A. Huffman, D. J. O'Connor, C. Pöhlker, U. Pöschl, J. R. Sodeau. Ambient measurements of biological aerosol particles near Killarney, Ireland: a comparison between real-time fluorescence and microscopy techniques. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 8055-8069, 2014. DOI


O’Connor, David J.; Healy, David A.; Hellebust Stig; Buters, Jeroen.; Sodeau, John R. Using the WIBS-4 (Waveband Integrated Bioaerosol Sensor) Technique for the on-line detection of pollen grains. Aerosol Science and Technology, 2014, 48 341-349. DOI


O'Connor, David J.; Lovera, Pierre; Iacopino, Daniela; Sodeau John R. Using spectral analysis and fluorescence lifetimes to discriminate between grass and tree pollen for aerobiological applications.  Analytical Methods 6, 2014, (6) 1633-1639. DOI


O’Connor, David J.; Sadys, M.; Sodeau, John R. Atmospheric concentrations of Alternaria, Cladosporium, Ganoderma and Didymella spores monitored in Cork (Ireland) and Worcester (England) during the summer of 2010. Aerobiologia, 2014. DOI


M. Hummel, C. Hoose, M. Gallagher, D. A. Healy, J. A. Huffman, D. O'Connor, U. Pöschl, C. Pöhlker, N. H. Robinson, M. Schnaiter, J. R. Sodeau, E. Toprak, and H. Vogel. Regional-scale Simulations of Fungal Spore Aerosols Using an Emission Parameterization Adapted to Local Measurements of Fluorescent Biological Aerosol Particles. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 2014, 14, 9903-9950. DOI


O'Connor, David J.; Healy, David A.; Sodeau, John R. The on-line detection of biological particle emissions from selected agricultural materials using the WIBS-4 (Waveband Integrated Bioaerosol Sensor) technique. Atmospheric Environment, 2013, 80 415-425. DOI


Healy, David A.; O'Connor, David J.; Sodeau, John R. Measurement of the particle counting efficiency of the "Waveband Integrated Bioaerosol Sensor" model number 4 (WIBS-4). Journal of Aerosol Science, 2012, 47, 94-99. DOI


Healy, David A.; O'Connor, David J.; Sodeau, John R, Burke, Aoife M.; A laboratory assessment of the Waveband Integrated Bioaerosol Sensor (WIBS-4) using individual samples of pollen and fungal spore material. Atmospheric Environment, 2012, 60, 534-543. DOI


O'Connor, David J.; Iacopino, Daniela; Healy, David A.; Sodeau, John R. The intrinsic fluorescence spectra of selected pollen and fungal spores. Atmospheric Environment, 2011, 45 (35) 6451-6458. DOI


Presentations

D. O'Connor, D. Healy, J.Sodeau. The online characterization of hay and silage using the  WIBS (wave intergrated bioaerosolsensor). American Association for Aerosol Research Fall Meeting, Portland, USA, September 2013. (Poster)


D. O'Connor, J. Sodeau. Biological Aerosol Measurements, in the 3 - 30 Micrometer Range, at a Rural Site in Ireland: Detection and Identification by Spectroscopic and Volumetric-trap Techniques. American Association for Aerosol Research Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA. October 2011. (Poster)


D. O'Connor, D. Healy, J. Sodeau. Identification and Concentration Determination of Ambient Primary Biological Aerosol Particles. American Association for Aerosol Research Conference, San Diego, USA, March 2010. (Poster)


D. O'Connor, D. Healy, S. Hellebust, J. Sodeau. Online Identification and Concentration Determination of Ambient Primary Biological Aerosol Particles. 9th International Congress on Aerobiology, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 2010. Download Poster (2,325kB)


Contact

Name:

Dr. David O'Connor

Contact Details:

Position:

Postgraduate student (2008-2013)

Supervisor:

Prof. John Sodeau

Qualifications:

2004-2008: BSc Chemistry, University College Cork.
2008-2013: PhD Chemistry, University College Cork.

Research Area:

Aerobiology

Category:

Past Members

Centre for Research into Atmospheric Chemistry

Lab B1, Kane Building, University College Cork, College Rd, Cork, Ireland

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