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Biodeterioration of stone surfaces : lichens and biofilms as weathering agents of rocks and cultural heritage

Author: Larry L St Clair; M R D Seaward
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws together a spectrum of biodeterioration work from across the world to provide an overview of the materials examined and the methodologies employed to elucidate the nature of the problems, as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry L St Clair; M R D Seaward
ISBN: 1402028032 9781402028038 1402028458 9781402028458
OCLC Number: 57355139
Notes: Contains edited papers from a symposium on biodeterioration held in Albuquerque, New Mexico in August 2001.
Description: xvii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Dedication. Contributing Authors. Preface. Acknowledgments Caption for Image on Book Cover. Chapter 1 Biodeterioration of Rock Substrata by Lichens: Progress and Problems, Larry L. St. Clair and Mark R.D. Seaward. Chapter 2 Lichens as Subversive Agents of Biodeterioration, Mark R.D. Seaward. Chapter 3 Limestone Stabilization Studies at a Maya Site in Belize, William S. Ginell and Rakesh Kumar. Chapter 4 Lichens and the Biodeterioration of Stonework: The Italian Experience, Rosanna Piervittori. Chapter 5 Deteriorative Effects of Lichens on Granite Monuments, Benita Silva and B. Prieto. Chapter 6 Microbial Biofilms on Carbonate Rocks from a Quarry and Monuments in Novelda (Alicanta, Spain), Carmen Ascaso, M.A. Garcia Del Cura, and Asuncion De Los Rios. Chapter 7 Lichens on Wyoming Sandstone: Do They Cause Damage? Giacomo Chiari and Roberto Cossio. Chapter 8 Lichen Encroachment onto Rock Art in Eastern Wyoming: Summary of Conservation Problems and Prospects for Treatment, Constance S. Silver and Richard Wolbers. Chapter 9 Lichen Biodeterioration at Inscription Rock, El Morro National Monument, Ramah, New Mexico, USA, Kathryn B. Knight, Larry L. St. Clair, and John S. Gardner. Chapter 10 Lichens of Different Mortars at Archaeological Sites in Southern Spain: An Overview, X. Arino and C. Saiz-Jimenez. Chapter 11 Observations on Lichens Growing on Artifacts in the Indian Subcontinent, S. Saxena, D.K Upreti, Ajay Singh, and K.P. Singh. Chapter 12 Biodeterioration of Prehistoric Rock Art and Issues in Site Preservation, Alice M. Tratebas. Chapter 13 Raman Spectroscopy of Rock Biodeterioration by the Lichen Lecidea tessellata Florke in an Arid Desert Environment, Utah, USA, Howell G.M. Edwards, Susana E. Jorge Villar, Mark R.D. Seaward, and Larry L. St.Clair. Chapter 14 Lichens and Monuments: An Analytical Bibliography, Rosanna Piervittori, Ornella Salvadori, and Mark R.D. Seaward. Index
Responsibility: edited by Larry L. St. Clair and Mark R.D. Seaward.
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