By Miguel Angel Rogerio-Candelera
The moment overseas Congress on technological know-how and expertise for the conservation of Cultural historical past was once held in Seville, Spain, June 24-27, 2014, lower than the umbrella of the TechnoHeritage community. TechnoHeritage is an initiative funded via the Spanish Ministry of financial system and Competitivity devoted to the production of a community which integrates CSIC and collage teams, deepest businesses and finish clients corresponding to foundations, museums or associations. The network’s function is to foster the construction of transdisciplinary (and not just multidisciplinary) tasks occupied with the learn of all resources, movable or immovable, that make up Cultural Heritage.
The congress was once devoted to six themes, particularly (1) Environmental evaluation and tracking (pollution, weather swap, common occasions, etc.) of Cultural historical past; (2) New items and fabrics for conservation and upkeep of Cultural history; (3) brokers and mechanisms of decay of Cultural historical past (physical, chemical, biological), together with deterioration of recent fabrics utilized in modern artwork and knowledge garage; (4) improvement of latest tools, non-invasive applied sciences and leading edge recommendations for research, safeguard and conservation of Cultural background; (5) safeguard applied sciences, distant sensing and G.I.S. for the security and administration of Cultural background; and (6) value, social worth and guidelines for the conservation of Cultural Heritage.
This quantity publishes a complete of seventy-two contributions which mirror the most contemporary responses to the problem of cultural resources conservation and the appliance of other medical methods to the typical target of the conservation of Cultural Heritage.