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Biodeterioration of stone

an evaluation of possible treatments and their effects with special reference to marble statuary at Cliveden, Germantown, Pennsylvania
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Stone cultural heritage materials are at risk of biodeterioration caused by diverse populations of microorganisms living in biofilms. The microbial metabolites of these biofilms are responsible for the deterioration of the underlying substratum and may lead to physical weakening and Biodeterioration of stone book of stone.

The biodeterioration of stone by nitrifying bacteria has been impressively documented in simulation chambers to occur at eight times the rate of a purely chemical corrosion process (Mansch and Bock, ).Cited by: Biodeterioration of Stone in Tropical Environments book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A serious challenge for professionals i Pages: Biodeterioration of Stone Surfaces: Lichens and Biofilms as Weathering Agents of Rocks and Cultural Heritage - Kindle edition byLarry, Seaward, Mark.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, Biodeterioration of stone book taking and highlighting while reading Biodeterioration of Stone Surfaces: Lichens and Biofilms as Manufacturer: Springer. Biodeterioration of historical and culturally important stone substrata is a complex problem to be addressed.

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This is a timely volume in view of the considerable interest currently shown in the preservation of our cultural heritag Brand: Springer Netherlands. Buy Biodeterioration of Stone Surfaces (): Lichens and Biofilms as Weathering Agents of Rocks and Cultural Heritage: NHBS - Edited By: Larry L St Clair and Mark RD Seaward, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Biodeterioration of historical and culturally important stone substrata is a complex problem to be addressed. Easy, risk-free solutions are simply not available to be dealt with by other than a wide range of expertise.

Successful resolution of this issue will inevitably require a multidisciplinary effort, where biologists work in close Author: Larry The main groups of micro-organisms found on stone and their role in stone biodeterioration are reviewed.

The final section discusses decay processes which can be brought about by many different groups of micro-organisms living together as Cited by:   This book provides an introduction to biodeterioration - the attack on man-made materials by living organisms.

The authors outline the principles involved, as well as the ways in which such damage can be controlled and prevented. A wide range of organisms are covered (including bacteria, fungi, algae, lichens, insects and other invertebrates, birds, mammals and 5/5(1).

Whatever the type of stone used, they are all subject to some degree of biodeterioration (Warscheid and Braams, ). This process is defined as an undesirable change in. BIODETERIORATION OF NATURAL PRODUCTS OF ANIMAL ORIGIN 29 Leather 29 Wool, fur, feathers, and museum specimens 31 Animal glue 33 Control of deterioration of wool and other animal-derived products 34 STONE 35 Microorganisms implicated in stone biodeterioration 35 Invertebrate deteriogens of stone 41 vii.

"The book's format follows a rigorous and lucid research methodology." —Journal of Preservation Technology "The book succeeds as a survey and compilation of the resources available on stone biodeterioration.

The references section alone is a great read." —APT Bulletin. 88 pages 8 1/2 x 11 inches ISBN paperback Getty.

Biodeterioration is defined as any undesirable change in the properties of a material caused by the action of biological agents such as fungi, in Mechanical Engineer's Reference Book (Twelfth Edition), offer more suitable conditions for the settlement of stone-colonizing microorganisms.

Biodeterioration 1. What it is. Deterioration is a phenomenon that occurs in materials of every type, including those used in buildings, metals, stones of monuments and so on. Any undesirable change in the properties of materials caused by vital activities of organisms is called biodeterioration.

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The biodeterioration of stone: a review of deterioration mechanisms. Conservation Case International Biodeterioration, 28, – CrossRef Google Scholar. Biodeterioration of Stone and Building Materials: Old ancient monuments, natural rocks, etc.

are all attacked by various microorganisms such as large number of cyanobacteria, especially Pleurococcus, Oscillatoria, etc., lichens, fungi, including Botrytis, Penicillium, and Trichoderma sp.

A challenge for professionals involved in the cultural heritage sites in tropical environments, is the biodeterioration of stone. This volume discusses the types and.

Biodeterioration of Prehistoric Rock Art and Issues in Site Preservation.- Raman Spectroscopy of Rock Biodeterioration by the Lichen Lecidea tessellata Florke in an Arid Desert Environment, Utah, USA.- Lichens and Monuments: An Analytical Bibliography. Index. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary.

Get this from a library. Biodeterioration of stone surfaces: lichens and biofilms as weathering agents of rocks and cultural heritage. [Larry L St Clair; M R D Seaward;] -- "This is a timely volume in view of the considerable interest currently shown in the preservation of our cultural heritage and the extensive and growing literature on the subject.

Biodeterioration of Concrete - CRC Press Book Awareness of the importance of ensuring durability of concrete has been a growing concern of engineers, and there is now considerable understanding of the mechanisms, which cause its deterioration, and means of limiting such damage through the use of appropriate materials and approaches to design.

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A serious challenge for professionals involved in the conservation of cultural heritage sites in tropical environments is the biodeterioration of stone. This volume discusses the types and causes of stone biodeterioration in hot and humid climates, preventative and remedial methods, selection Pages: Abstract.

This review elucidates current knowledge on the significant role of fungi and lichens in the biodeterioration of stone monuments. The effect caused by many epilithic lichen species in the deterioration of different types of stone has been extensively investigated and by: Rocks, as well as stone buildings, can be colonized by different microorganisms and plants, showing a differential biodeterioration related to their own characteristics, the surrounding.

Nuhoglu Y, Oguz E, Uslu H, Ozbek A, Ipekoglu B, Ocak I, Hasenekoglu I. The accelerating effects of the microorganisms on biodeterioration of stone monuments under air pollution and continental-cold climatic conditions in Erzurum, Turkey.

Sci Total Environ. ; –Cited by: 4. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation is the Official Journal of the International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation more information visit the International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation Society website.

Hide full Aims & Scope. Most Downloaded. Recent Articles. Open Access Articles. Biodeterioration definition is - the breakdown of materials by microbial action. A serious challenge for professionals involved in the conservation of cultural heritage sites in tropical environments is the biodeterioration of stone.

This volume discusses the types and causes of stone biodeterioration in hot and humid climates, preventive and remedial methods, selection of chemical treatments, status of current research.

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Find out information about Biodeterioration. Decay of wood or other material caused by fungi, bacteria, insects, or marine boring organisms. Agents that contribute to the deterioration of stone. Explanation of Biodeterioration. Biodeterioration is a problem worldwide.

Several control measures have been applied to prevent the biodeterioration. These include use of fungicides, biological control, prevention of biodeterioration by control of environmental conditions, periodic cleaning of dirt, dust and spores, and use of radiation.Biodeterioration of metals, timber, paper, stone and concrete.

Biodegradation of solid wastes biosorption and bioremediation. Biofilms in biodeterioration processes. Preservation of constructional materials and historical artifacts. Post-harvest decay spoilage of foods and feeds. Methods for controlling biodeterioration including the use of.Lignin: Lignin Lignin or lignen is a complex chemical compound most commonly derived from wood and an integral part of the secondary cell walls of plants by de Candolle and is derived from the Latin word lignum meaning wood one of the most abundant organic polymers on Earth, superseded only by cellulose, employing 30% of non-fossil organic carbonand constituting .