sexta-feira, 14 de março de 2008

O microclima dos museus

O Museu Nacional da Dinamarca disponibilizou online dois volumes com as comunicações e os posters apresentados num encontro sobre os microclimas em museus que se realizou no museu em finais do ano passado.

São os seguintes:

Tim Padfield, Karen Borchersen (ed.), Museum Microclimates. Contributions to the Copenhagen conference, 19 - 23 November 2007, The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, 2007, aqui.


  • David Erhardt, Charles S. Tumosa, Marion F. Mecklenburg, Applying science to the question of museum climate, p. 11
  • Marion F. Mecklenburg, Micro climates and moisture induced damage to paintings, p. 19
  • Frank J. Ligterink, Giovanna Di Pietro, Canvas paintings on cold walls: relative humidity differences near the stretcher, p. 27
  • Aneta Balažic, Špela Habicht, Mateja Smodiš, Jana Kolar, Matija Strlic, Extending the useful life of paper - evaluation of the effect of various preservation actions, p. 39
  • Tone M. Olstad, Annika Haugen, Warm feet and cold art: is this the solution? Polychrome wooden ecclesiastical art - climate and dimensional changes, p. 43
  • James Druzik, Bent Eshøj, Museum lighting: its past and future development, p. 51
  • Robert E. Child, Insect damage as a function of climate, p. 57
  • Virginia Costa, M. Dubus, Impact of the environmental conditions on the conservation of metal artifacts: an evaluation using electrochemical techniques, p. 63
  • Schieweck, D. Markewitz, T. Salthammer, Screening emission analysis of construction materials and evaluation of airborne pollutants in newly constructed display cases, p. 67
  • M. Odlyha, C. Theodorakopoulos, D. Thickett, M. Ryhl-Svendsen, J.M Slater, R. Campana, Dosimeters for indoor microclimate monitoring for cultural heritage, p. 73
  • Matija Strlic, Jana Kolar, Dirk Lichtblau, The SurveNIR project- a dedicated near infra red instrument for paper characterization, p. 81
  • Barry Knight, David Thickett, Determination of response rates of wooden objects to fluctuating relative humidity in historic properties, p. 85
  • Kostas Ntanos, Nancy Bell, A holistic appraisal of environmental conditions in the National Archives, UK, p. 91
  • Shin Maekawa, Bart Ankersmit, Edgar Neuhaus, Henk Schellen, Vincent Beltran, Foekje Boersma, Investigation into impacts of large numbers of visitors on the collection environment at Our Lord in the Attic, p. 99
  • Claire Fry, Amber Xavier-Rowe, Frances Halahan, Jennifer Dinsmore, What's causing the damage! The use of a combined solution-based risk assessment and condition audit, p. 107
  • Agnes W. Brokerhof, Applying the outcome of climate research in collection risk management, p. 115
  • James M. Reilly, Jesper Stub Johnsen, Lars Aasbjerg Jensen, Documenting and optimizing  storage conditions at the National Museum of Denmark, p. 123
  • Lukasz Bratasz, Dario Camuffo, Roman Kozlowski, Target microclimate for preservation derived from past indoor conditions, p. 129
  • Helen Lloyd, Caroline Bendix, Peter Brimblecombe, David Thickett, Dust in historic libraries, p. 135
  • David Thickett, Soek-Joo Rhee, Sarah Lambarth, Libraries and archives in historic buildings, p. 145
  • Tim Padfield, Why keep climate records - and how to keep them, p. 157
  • Poul Klenz Larsen, Climate control in Danish churches, p. 167
  • Katy Lithgow, Tobit Curteis, Linda Bullock, Chartwell, Kent, p. 175
  • M. Krus, R. Kilian, K. Sedlbauer, Mould growth prediction by computational simulation on historic buildings, p. 185
  • Tim Padfield, Poul Klenz Larsen, Lars Aasbjerg Jensen, Morten Ryhl-Svendsen, The potential and limits for passive air conditioning of museums, stores and archives, p. 191
  • Alfons Huber, Problem-zone "Window", p. 199
  • Michael Højlund Rasmussen, Evaluation of the climate in a new shared storage facility using passive climate control, p. 207
  • Lara Broecke, Sustainable passive climate control in developing countries: a case study at the National Museum of Art in Maputo, Mozambique, p. 213
  • Morten Ryhl-Svendsen, The role of air exchange rate and surface reaction rates on the air quality in museum storage buildings, p. 221
  • Stephen Hackney, The evolution of a conservation framing policy at Tate, p. 229
  • Mervin Richard, The benefits and disadvantages of adding silica gel to microclimate packages for panel paintings, p. 237
  • David Thickett, Phillip Fletcher, Andrew Calver, Sarah Lambarth, The effect of air tightness on rh buffering and control, p. 245
  • Siobhan Watts, David Crombie, Sonia Jones, Sally Ann Yates, Museum showcases: specification and reality, costs and benefits, p. 253
  • Franciza Toledo, Magali Sehn, Mário Sousa Júnior, Sérgio Brazolin, Stephen Hackney, The use of glass boxes to protect modern paintings in warm humid museums, p. 261
  • Jerry Shiner, Trends in microclimate control of museum display cases, p. 267
  • Helen Coxon, The good, the bad and the frustrating: designing and implementing a climate control system at the Royal Ontario Museum, p. 277

Tim Padfield, Karen Borchersen, Museum Microclimates. Abstracts of posters at the Copenhagen conference, 19 - 23 November 2007, The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, 2007, aqui.


  • John Havermans, Enviart, cost action d42, p. 5
  • Vasilios Lampropoulos, Dorota Nowacka, The historic and ethnographic art museum of Orestiada in Greece - Ars longa Vita brevis, p. 7
  • Charlotta Bylund Melin, A presentation of a new experimental test method for humidity buffers - a comparison of two silica gels, Artsorb and Prosorb, p. 9
  • Moraitou Georgianna, Loukopoulou Polytimi, Stamou Panagiotis, Azoton™, a Nitrogen climatic cabinet for the trans-port and safe storage of organic archaeological finds, p. 12
  • Mariasanta Montanari, Flavia Pinzari, Milena Ricci, Moulds on books stored on "compactus shelves": a case study, p. 14
  • Peter Mottner, Early warning dosimeters for monitoring indoor museum climate: environmental impact sensors and LightCheck™, p. 18
  • V. Lampropoulos, M. Kontonikoli, M. Papadimitriou, A. Karampotsos, Preservation conditions of roman glass vessels of 1st century ad from Rhodes Island - Greece, p. 19
  • Livio De Santoli Gianfranco Caruso, Matteo Mariotti, Long term prediction of marble erosion and risk analysis for the conservation of the statue of David of Michelangelo, p. 22
  • Carmen Tanasoiu, The monitor ship project regarding the micro-climate in the national museum of art of Romania, p. 23
  • Patricia A. Morris, Using microclimates within a large building in an arid climate, p. 24
  • Fabian Käser, Life expectancy prediction based on chemiluminescence experiments and model-free simulation, p. 26
  • Maria-Louise Jacobsen, Dust - developing a method for sampling and analyzing dust in museums, p. 27
  • Jon Brænne, Open air museum buildings. Microclimate, mould attack, research and conservation, p. 29
  • T. Grøntoft, E. Dahlin, M. Odlyha, M. Scharff, G. Andrade, P. Mottner, J. Czop, P. Colombini, S. Hackney, J. Wadum, Improved protection of paintings during exhibition, storage and transit - propaint (eu project fp6, 044254), p. 30
  • Simona Violeta Gheorghe, Incised ceramics (1650-1250 B.C.) - degradations caused by the microclimate in the storage area, p. 31
  • Lone Petersen, Magasinmanualen (the danish museum storage manual) (, p. 33
  • Donatella Fiorino, Elisabetta Giani, The conservation and exposition project of the medieval plasters in San Fruttoso Abbey, p. 34
  • Alina Maria Garau, The action of the debasing factors on the woolen fabrics, fixed dye with mordants based on metals, p. 35
  • Lars Aasbjerg Jensen & Jesper Stub Johnsen, Collection storage environments in the national museum of Denmark - the use of MyClimateData web-based information system, p. 37
  • Vasco Fassina, Marta Mazza, Problems of conservation of Francesco da Milano panel painting in the church of Lago di Revine Lago, affected by thermo-hygrometric changes due to the heating system, p. 38
  • Vasco Fassina, Stefano Filippi, A preliminary survey of the environmental conditions of conservation of Giorgione's panel painting of Castelfranco Veneto, affected by microclimate changes induced by the church heating system, p. 40
  • V. Hubert, T. Prosek, K. Doubravova, Real time corrosion monitoring with automated corrosion loggers - end-user testing in the new collections centre of the swiss national museums, p. 42
  • Alexandra Jeberien, The implementation of preventive conservation measurements in german museums and collections, p. 44
  • V. Lampropoulos, I. Kotsifakos, M. Kontonikoli, N. Brass, Preventive conservation for exhibition - display and storage conditions of classical string instruments: the case of violins, p. 46