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Climate for collections : standards and uncertainties / edited by Jonathan Ashley-Smith, Andreas Burmester and Melanie Eibl.

London : Archetype Publications, in association with Doerner Institut, Munich, 2013.
Physical Description:
452 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Reference Library
TH6057.M87 C55 2013 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Outgrowth of an international conference held at the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich, 7-9 November, 2012, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Doerner Institut. Cited from foreword.
Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Terms:
Museum buildings -- Environmental engineering.
Museum conservation methods.
Museums -- Climatic factors.
Ashley-Smith, Jonathan, editor of compilation.
Burmester, Andreas, editor of compilation.
Eibl, Melanie, editor of compilation.
Doerner Institut (Munich, Germany)

  • Allowable microclimatic variations in museums and historic buildings : reviewing the guidelines / Łukasz Bratasz
  • Towards a common understanding of standards? / Jane Henderson and Shumeng Dai
  • Conservation of cultural heritage : European standards on the environment / Jesper Stub Johnsen
  • Collections demography : stakeholders' views on the lifetime of collections / Catherine Dillon, William Lindsay, Joel Taylor, Kalliopi Fouseki, Nancy Bell and Matija Strlič
  • The limits of Garry Thomson's museums temperate zone : can they be enlarged? / Luis Efrem Elias Casanovas, Vasco Peixoto de Freitas, Cláudia Ferreira and Sílvia Oliveira Sequeira
  • Acoustic emission monitoring : on the path to rational strategies for collection care / Michał Łukomski, Janusz Czop, Marcin Strojecki and Łukasz Bratasz
  • How the usual museum climate recommendations endanger our cultural heritage / Andreas Schulze
  • Field-tested methodology for optimizing climate management / Jeremy Linden, James M. Reilly and Peter Herzog
  • Evaluation of different approaches of microclimate control in cultural heritage buildings / Tor Broström, Tomas Vyhlídal, Goran Simeunovic, Poul Klenz Larsen and Pavel Zítek
  • A critical look at the use of HVAC systems in the museum environment / Edgar Neuhaus
  • The role of historic house heating systems in collections climate control at the National Trust / Nigel Blades, Hazel Jessep and Katy Lithgow
  • A museum storage facility controlled by solar energy / Morten Ryhl-Svendsen, Lars Aasbjerg Jensen, Poul Klenz Larsen, Benny Bøhm and Tim Padfield
  • Passively conditioned zero-energy storage for cultural properties and archival material / Lars Klemm
  • New meets old : the requirements and limits of new collection facilities at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin / Peter Bartsch, Christiane Quaisser, Peter Giere, Arwid Theuer-Kock and Norbert Feck
  • The use of underground structures as a solution towards sustainable museums in the Mediterranean basin / Dimitrios Karolidis
  • Sustainable climate control for art galleries? : experiences at Liverpool's Walker Art Gallery / David Crombie, Chris Bailey, Bernard Connolly, Sonia Jones, Siobhan Watts and Sally Ann Yates
  • Solutions for challenging buildings : storage projects at the Science Museum / Marta Leskard and Louisa Burden
  • Learning from history : historic indoor climate conditions and climate control strategies / Melanie Eibl and Andreas Burmester
  • From artwork to building preservation : some considerations on the 'historical' indoor climate of Villa Reale in Milan / Andrea Luciani, Carlo Manfredi, Davide Del Curto and Luca P. Valisi
  • Uncertainties in the interaction between a canvas painting support and moisture / Anna von Reden
  • Monitoring complex objects in real display environments - how helpful is it? / Naomi Luxford and David Thickett
  • What real museum objects can teach us about the influence of climate conditions / Paul van Duin
  • The Oseberg ship : long-term physical-mechanical monitoring in an uncontrolled relative humidity exhibition environment : analytical results and hygromechanical modeling / Paolo Dionisi-Vici, Ottaviano Allegretti, Susan Braovac, Guro Hjulstad, Maria Jensen and Elin Storbekk
  • Comparison of indoor climate analysis according to current climate guidelines with the conservational investigation using the example of Linderhof Palace / Kristina Holl
  • Quantification, the link to relate climate-induced damage to indoor environments in historic buildings / Charlotta Bylund Melin and Mattias Legnér
  • Development of damage functions for copper, silver and enamels on copper / David Thickett, Rebecca Chisholm and Paul Lankester
  • Delivering damage functions in enclosures / Paul Lankester and David Thickett
  • Stuffing everything we know about mechanical properties into one collection simulation / Stefan Michalski
  • Climate risk assessment in museums / Marco Martens and Henk Schellen
  • The use of computer simulation models to evaluate the risks of damage to objects exposed to varying indoor climate conditions in the past, present, and future / Zara Huijbregts, Marco Martens, Jos van Schijndel and Henk Schellen
  • The application of damage functions to future indoor climate predictions / Paul Lankester, Peter Brimblecombe and David Thickett
  • Uncertainties in damage assessments of future indoor climates / Gustaf Leijonhufvud, Erik Kjellström, Tor Broström, Jonathan Ashley-Smith and Dario Camuffo
  • The influence of the museum environment in controlling insect pests / Robert Child
  • Inverse modeling of climate responses of monumental buildings / Rick Kramer, Jos van Schijndel and Henk Schellen
  • The moving fluctuation range : a new analytical method for evaluation of climate fluctuations in historic buildings / Stefan Bichlmair, Kristina Holl and Ralf Kilian