New World Evaluation of Wood Degraded by Old Cultures: Evaluation of Residual Strength Characteristics in Micro-organically Degraded Wood

Wermuth, James A. (1987) New World Evaluation of Wood Degraded by Old Cultures: Evaluation of Residual Strength Characteristics in Micro-organically Degraded Wood. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 499-505. [Book Section]

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Evaluation of micro-organically degraded wood is difficult. Seen in the context of historic fabric, the material is both inherently valuable and easily degraded. Wood is a producer in the food chain; subject, therefore, to ecosystem consumers.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors:
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Wermuth, James A.UNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: wood; degradation; micro-organic; chemical properties
Subjects: C.ARCHITECTURE > 04. Building materials
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 12. Techniques
F.SCIENTIFIC TECHNIQUES AND METHODOLOGIES OF CONSERVATION > 13. Chemical analysis
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2011 09:46
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2011 09:46
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/740

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