Geosciencies Institute (CSIC-UCM)
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Applied Petrology for Heritage Conservation Research Group

2010


GOMEZ-HERAS, M. SMITH, B., VILES, H.A.
Underlying issues on the selection, use and conservation of building limestone. Limestone in the Built Environment: Present-Day Challenges for the Preservation of the Past. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 331, 1-11. B. Smith, M. Gomez-Heras, H.A.Viles & J. Cassar (eds)

 

VAZQUEZ-CALVO, C., VARAS, M.J., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
Limestone on the Don Pedro I facade in the Real Alcázar compound (Seville, Spain). Limestone in the Built Environment: Present-Day Challenges for the Preservation of the Past. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 331, 171-182. B. Smith, M. Gomez-Heras, H.A.Viles & J. Cassar (eds)

 

GOMEZ-HERAS, M. SMITH, B., VILES, H.A.
Oxford stone revisited: causes and consequences of diversity in building limestone used in the historic centre of Oxford (England). Natural Stone Resources for Historical Monuments. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 333, 101-110. A. Torök & R. Prikryl (eds)

 


2009


DEAMOS, M.B., VAZQUEZ-CALVO, C., FORT, R., CHAPA BRUNET, T.
The first evidence of Tartessian stone sculpture: a fragmentary cult image from Carmona (Seville, Spain). Interdisciplinary Studies on Mediterranean Ancient Marble and Stones, 243-253. Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l?Homme (Ed.)

 


2008


ALVAREZ DE BUERGO M., MASINI N., PEREZ-MONSERRAT E., CALIA A., VARAS M.J., QUARTA G., FORT R., GIANNOTTA M.T., VAZQUEZ-CALVO C., DANESE M., SILEO M.
Geomonumental Routes: the granitic bridges over the Guadarrama River (Madrid, Spain) and the calcarenitic coastal towers from the Salento (Italy). In: 11th International Congress on Deterioration and Conservation of Stone. JW. Lukaszawicz and P.Niemcewicz (Editors), Ed. Nicolaus Copernicus University Press. Torun, Polonia. Vol II, pp. 1153-1161. ISBN: 978-83-231-2237-1

 


2007


ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., PEREZ-MONSERRAT, E., FORT, R.
Geomonumental Routes: a useful tool for popularising the built heritage (2007). Heritage Protection. Construction aspects. J. Radic, V. Rajcic, R. Zarnic eds.). European Construction Technology Platform, S.K. Kourkoulis, ed. Springer-Verlag, Dordrecht, 623-630. ISBN-13: 978-1-4020-5076-3

 

GOMEZ-HERAS, M., FIGUEIREDO, C., VARAS, M.J., MAURICIO, A., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., AIRES-BARROS, L., FORT, R.
Digital image analysis contribution to the evaluation of the mechanical decay of granitic stones affected by fires. Fracture and Failure of Natural Building Stones. Applications in the Restoration of Ancient Monuments. K. Kourkoulis (ed.). Springer-Verlag, Dordrecht, 427-438. ISBN-13: 978-1-4020-5076-3

 

VAZQUEZ-CALVO, C., GIAKOUMAKI, A., ANGLOS, D., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
Classification of patinas found on surfaces of historical buildings by means of Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. In: Lasers in the conservation of artworks ion of Artworks (Nimmrichter, J., Kautek, W. y Schreiner, M., Eds). Springer Proceedings in Physics, Vol. 116., Springer ?Verlag, 415-420. ISBN: 978-3-540-72129

 

VAZQUEZ-CALVO, C., VARAS, M.J., PEREZ-MONSERRAT, E., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
The causes of the accelerated stone decay by means of optical microscopy and SEM-EDS. 11th Euroseminar on Microscopy Applied to Building Materials.Universidade do Porto. Faculdade de Ciencias. Departamento de Geologia, Memórias nº 10. Fernandes, I., Guedes, A., Noroña, F., Teles, M. y dos Anjos Ribeiro (editores), 109-110 (2007). Editorial: INVULGAR, artes gráficas, lda. ISSN: 0871-1607

 


2006


CARMONA-QUIROGA, P.M., MARTINEZ-RAMIREZ, S. BLANCO-VARELA, M.T., FORT, R.
Valuation of the efficiency o fan antigraffiti product applied on ?Blanco Paloma? limestone.
In: Heritage Weathering and Conservation (ed. R. Fort, M. Álvarez de Buergo, M. Gómez-Heras, C. Vázquez-Calvo),? Madrid 2006. Balkema, Rotterdam. Vol. 2. 785-790. (ISBN 978-0-414-41273-5)

 

BENAVENTE, D., BERNABEU, A., FORT, R., MARTINEZ MARTINEZ, J., GARCIA DEL CURA, M.A.
The decolouration of brecciated black marbles used in heritage monuments of Alicante.
In: Heritage Weathering and Conservation (ed. R. Fort, M. Álvarez de Buergo, M. Gómez-Heras, C. Vázquez-Calvo),? Madrid 2006. Balkema, Rotterdam. Vol. 1. 205-210 (ISBN 978-0-414-40150-0)

 

GOMEZ-HERAS, M., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R., HAJPAL, M., TÖRÖK, A., VARAS, M.J.
Evolution of porosity in Hungarian building stones after simulated burning. In: Heritage Weathering and Conservation (ed. R. Fort, M. Álvarez de Buergo, M. Gómez-Heras, C. Vázquez-Calvo),? Madrid 2006. Balkema, Rotterdam. Vol. 1. 513-520. (ISBN 978-0-414-40150-0)

 

GOMEZ-HERAS, M., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., VARAS, M.J., FORT, R., MORCILLO, M., MOLPECERES, C.
Fire damage of building stones: methodological considerations on current research. In: COST Action C17 Built Heritage: Fire Loss to Historic Buildings. International Workshop 9-11 September 2004. Varna, Bulgaria. Pp. 132-141 Printed by Skala. ISBN-10: 954-751-072-X ISBN-13: 978-954-751-072-2

 

GOMEZ-HERAS, M., FIGUEIREDO, C., VARAS, M.J., MAURICIO, A., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., AIRES-BARROS, L., FORT, R.
Digital image analysis contribution to the evaluation of the mechanical decay of granitic stones affected by fires. In:Fracture and failure of natural building stones. Aplications in the Restoration of Antcient Monumnets. (ed. S. K. Kourkoulis). Ed. Springer. Cap. 7.2, 427-437.

 

VAZQUEZ-CALVO, C., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
Patinas in the Architectural Heritage of Lerma, Burgos (Spain). In: Heritage Weathering and Conservation (ed. R. Fort, M. Álvarez de Buergo, M. Gómez-Heras, C. Vázquez-Calvo),? Madrid. Taylor & Francis/Balkema, Leiden, Vol.2., 2. 969-974. ISBN 978-0-414-41273-5

 


2005


GOMEZ-HERAS, M., REBOLLAR, E., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., OUJJA, M., FORT, R, CASTILLEJO, M.
Laser removal of protective treatments on limestone.
In: Proceedings of LACONA V (Lasers In the Conservation of Art Works). Dickmann, Klaus; Fotakis, Costas; Asmus, John F. (Eds.). Series: Springer Proceedings in Physics, Vol. 100, 149-156.

 

VAZQUEZ-CALVO, C., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., VARAS, M.J., FORT, R.
Study and characterization of patinas by means of microscopic techniques.
In: Proceedings of the 10th EuroSeminar on Microscopy Applied to Building Materials. University of Paisley. Hughes, J.J., Leslie, A.B. y Walsh, J.A. (eds). Formato electrónico (20 p.). ISBN: 1- 903978-21-1

 

VAZQUEZ-CALVO, C., GIAKOUMAKI, A., ANGLOS, D., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
Classification of patinas found on surfaces of historical buildings by means of Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. Laser in the Conservation of Artworks (LACONA VI). Book of abstracts.

 


2004


FORT, R., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., LOPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C., MINGARRO, F.
Efficiency of urbanistic reorganizations on the atmospheric pollution reduction in monumental areas
In: Air pollution & Cultural Heritage. (ed. C. Saiz) Ed. Balkema Publishers.

 

GOMEZ-HERAS, M., VARAS, M.J., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
Characterization of changes in matrix of sandstones affected by historical fires.
In: 10th International Congress on Deterioration and Conservation of Stone ? Stockholm.
D. Kwiatkowski and R. Löfvendahl (Editors)

 


2003


ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R., LOPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C., MINGARRO, F.
Study of the Basement Bricks in ?el Greco?s House? (Toledo, Spain)
In: Applied Study of Cultural Heritage and Clays (ed. Pérez Rodríguez). Biblioteca de Ciencias nº 13

 

ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R., LOPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C., MINGARRO, F.
Analysis of the ochre patina on the limestone of Palacio de Nuevo Baztán, Madrid, Spain.
In: Protection and conservation of the cultural heritage of Mediterranean cities. (ed. E. Galán & F.Zezza), Ed. Balkema Publishers.

 

FORT, R., LOPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C., MINGARRO, F.
Assessment of protective treatments based on their chromatic evolution: Limestone and granite in the Royal Palace of Madrid, Spain.
In: Protection and conservation of the cultural heritage of Mediterranean cities. (ed. E. Galán & F.Zezza). Ed. Balkema Publishers

 


1996


FORT, R.
Effects of consolidants and water repellents on the colour of the granite rock of the aqueduct of Segovia (Spain).
In: Degradation and conservation of granitic rocks in monuments (Ed. M.A. Vicente, J. Delgado-Rodrigues and J. Acevedo). Published European Commission, Bélgica

 


1995


FORT, R., LOPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C., MINGARRO, F.
Petrophysical properties of the stony materials of the bell tower of the Toledo Cathedral (Spain).
In: A Pedra Natural (Ed. AIRES BARROS, L.), Lisboa

 

GARCIA DEL CURA, M.A., ORDOÑEZ, S., FORT, R., PINA, J.A.
Cementation and/or recrystallization in fossiliferous limestones; a good criterion for previous quality evaluation of cut stones: Crema Marfil Marble (Alicante, Spain).
In: A Pedra Natural (Ed. AIRES BARROS, L)., Lisboa

 

ORDOÑEZ, S., FORT, R., GARCIA DEL CURA, M.A.
Pore size distribution in durability evaluation of porous limestones: Bateig stones (Alicante-Spain).
In: A Pedra Natural (Ed. AIRES BARROS, L), Lisboa

 


1993


FORT, R., BUSTILLO, M., MINGARRO, F., LOPEZ DE AZCONA, C.
Weathering of granite rocks in the Cathedral of Toledo (Spain): Geochemical evolution.
In: Alteración de granitos rocas afines, empleados como materiales de construcción (eds.M.A. Vicente, E. Molina y V. Rives) Ed. C.S.I.C.

 


1991


LOPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C., MINGARRO, F., ORDOÑEZ, S., CALVO, J.P., FORT, R., BUSTILLO, M., PEINADO, M., ALONSO, A.
Degradation of building materials of the Toledo Cathedral (Spain).
In: European Science Technology and European Cultural Heritage (ed. N.S. Baer, C. Sabbioni & A.I. Sors). Pub. Commission European Communities. Butterworth-Heineman

 




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