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Stone conservation : an overview of current research

Stone conservation : an overview of current research

Author: Eric Ferguson Doehne; C A Price; Getty Conservation Institute.
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Getty Conservation Institute, 2010.
Series: Research in conservation (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Offers an informative overview of the research and development in stone conservation. Suitable for conservators and conservation scientists, this title reflects the explosion of research, enlarging  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doehne, Eric Ferguson.
Stone conservation.
Los Angeles, Calif. : Getty Conservation Institute, 2010
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Ferguson Doehne; C A Price; Getty Conservation Institute.
ISBN: 9781606060469 1606060465
OCLC Number: 614397594
Description: xi, 158 pages ; 28 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1 Stone Decay --
Characterizing the Stone --
Describing Decay --
How Serious is it? Measuring the Extent And Severity Of Decay --
Surface Techniques --
Looking Beneath the Surface --
All the Information We Need? --
Causes Of Decay --
Air Pollution --
Salts --
Biodeterioration --
Differential Stress --
Intrinsic Problems --
ch. 2 Putting it Right: Preventive and Remedial Treatments --
Preventive Conservation --
Active Conservation: Cleaning --
Laser Cleaning --
Latex Poultice Method --
Biological Cleaning --
Targeting the Dirt --
Active Conservation: Desalination --
Active Conservation: Consolidation --
Lime and Related Treatments --
Barium Hydroxide --
Organic Polymers --
Alkoxysilanes --
Epoxies --
Acrylics --
Other Materials --
Emulsions --
Surface Coatings --
Water Repellents --
Anti-Graffiti Coatings --
Emulsions --
Crystal Growth Inhibitors --
Oxalate Formation --
Lime and Biocalcification --
Colloidal Silica --
Biocides --
Biological Attack on Treatments --
ch. 3 Do They Work? Assessing the Effectiveness of Treatments --
Characterizing the Treated Stone --
Properties That Change With Decay --
Meeting Objectives --
Standard Test Methods --
Long-Term Performance --
Documentation of Field Trials --
ch. 4 Putting it into Practice: Conservation Policy --
Responsible Use Of Surface Coatings and Consolidants --
Retreatment --
Recording --
ch. 5 Heritage in Stone: Rock Art, Quarries, and Replacement Stone --
Rock Art --
Rock Art Conservation --
Rock Art Treatment --
Rock Art Documentation --
Historic Quarries --
Replacement Stone --
ch. 6 Doing Better: Increasing the Effectiveness of Research --
What is Wrong? --
Publications --
Conferences --
Standards --
Conduct and Quality of Research --
Getting the Message Across --
Putting it Right --
Quality, Not Quantity --
Conferences and Other Models for Advancing the Field --
Conference Papers --
Selection of Conference Papers --
Refereeing --
Collaborative Programs --
Training --
Reviews --
ch. 7 What has Changed? Some Thoughts on the Past Fifteen Years --
Series Title: Research in conservation (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Eric Doehne and Clifford A. Price.


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"Dr. Doehne and Dr. Price have devoted their scientific careers to the study of stone deterioration and its conservation at the applied end of the business: between laboratories and museums, Read more...

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