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Publications by Team Members

Carmona-Quiroga, P., Jacobs, R., Martinez-Ramirez, S. and Viles, H. (2017) Durability of anti-graffiti coatings on stone: natural vs accelerated weathering. PLoS ONE, 12(2).

Carmona-Quiroga, P.M., Jacobs, R.M.J. and Viles, H.A. (2017) Weathering of Two Anti-Graffiti Protective Coatings on Concrete Paving Slabs. Coatings, 7(1).

Desarnaud, J., Bonn, D., Shahidzadeh, N. (2016) Measurement of the Pressure induced by salt crystallization in confinement. Scientific Reports. 6. 30856

Desarnaud, J., Derluyn., H, Molari, L., de Miranda, S., Cnudde, V., Shahidzadeh, N. (2015). Drying of salt contaminated porous media: Effect of primary and secondary nucleation. J. Appl Physic. 118, 114901

Grementieri., L, Molari., L, Derluyn., H, Desarnaud, J., Cnudde, V., Shahidzadeh, N., de Miranda, S. (2017) Numerical simulation of salt transport and crystallization in drying Prague sandstone using an experimentally consistent multiphase model. Building and Environment, in press

Hanssen, S.V. and Viles, H. (2014) Can plants keep ruins dry? A quantitative assessment of the effect of soft capping on rainwater flows over ruined walls. Ecological Engineering, 73: 173-179.

Wilhelm, K., Viles, H. and Burke, O. (2016) Low impact surface hardness testing (equotip) on porous surfaces–advances in methodology with implications for rock weathering and stone deterioration research. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 41(8): 1027-1038.

Wilhelm, K., Viles, H. and Burke, O. (2016) The influence of salt on handheld electrical moisture meters: Can they be used to detect salt problems in porous stone? International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 10(6): 735-748.

Wilhelm, K., Viles, H., Burke, O. and Mayaud, J. (2016) Surface hardness as a proxy for weathering behaviour of limestone heritage: a case study on dated headstones on the Isle of Portland, UK. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75(931): 1-16.

Related GCI Projects

Adobe Consolidation (1988-1995)
Desalination of Porous Building Materials (2006-2010)
Magnesian limestone project (2004-2009)
Lime mortars and plasters (1998-2009)
Salt research: Mechanisms of salt decay and methods of mitigation (2003-2008)
Stone deterioration and treatment (1986-1991)

Getty Publications

Terra Literature Review: An Overview of Research in Earthen Architecture Conservation

Stone Conservation: An Overview of Current Research. 2nd ed.

Assessment of the Susceptibility to Biodeterioration of Selected Polymers and Resins: Final Report Submitted to the Getty Conservation Institute.

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