Biodeterioration of Stone in Tropical Environments - An Overview Rakesh Kumar, Anuradha Kumar

Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication date:
16 Aug 1999
ISBN:
9780892365500
Imprint:
Getty Publications
Dimensions:
158 pages: 281 x 198 x 8mm
Illustrations:
glossary, references

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 of chemical treatments, the status of current research, and areas for further investigation.