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Applied Petrology for Heritage Conservation Research Group

 


 

 


2011

Exposición Efectos de la cristalización de sales en el deterioro de Geomateriales

Exhibition: Effects of salt crystallization in geomaterials decay. Examples at heritage. November 7-20, 2011. Place: Instituto de Geociencias, sede Facultad Geológicas, pasarela unión facultad biológicas y geológicas. C/José Antonio Nováis 2, Madrid.

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Ruta Geomonumental: Materiales geológicos empleados en la construcción del Monasterio de Pelayos de la Presa.

Geomonumental Route: Building materials used at Pelayos de la Presa Monastery. November 11, 2011.
Place: Monasterio de Pelayos de la Presa, Madrid

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Visita al Laboratorio de Petrofísica.

Petrophysics Laboratory visit. Instituto de Geociencias, sede Facultad Geológicas, planta 8. C/José Antonio Nováis 2, Madrid. November 11, 2011

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The conservation of geomaterials used at heritage

Postgrade course The conservation of geomaterials used at heritage. The course was organized by the Geomaterials Programme and the Economic Geology Institute/Geosciences Institute (CSIC-UCM) and was held on May, 2011.

 

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2010

Conferencia: Incidencia de las aves y vegetación en la conservación del patrimonio monumental

Conference: Incidencia de las aves y vegetación en la conservación del patrimonio monumental.

Presented by Rafael Fort González, in the Biology, Biotechnology and Cultural Heritage Seminar organized by the Junta de Castilla y León and the Dirección General de Patrimonio Cultural, held in Valladolid (Spain) from 21 to 25 June 2010.

Ciencia y Conservación del Patrimonio Arquitectónico

Talk: Ciencia y Conservación del Patrimonio Arquitectónico.Organized by the Geomaterials Programme and the Foundation of Architects Professional Association of Madrid, held at the headquarters of the Foundation on June 7, 2010.

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Conference: Bowing of marble

Conference: Bowing of marble, given by guest speaker Katarina Malaga, M.Sc. in Geology and PhD in Chemistry, from the CBI Swedish Cement and Concrete Research Institute, Material Research and Development of Boras in Sweden. Organized by the Geomaterials Programme and held in the Faculty of Geological Sciences, University Complutense of Madrid, on February 25, 2010.

 

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Conference: Programa Geomateriales

Conference: Programa Geomateriales: La Conservación del Patrimonio construido. Presented by Rafael Fort González, within the cycle No. 63 of Torroja Seminars on Building Technology and Materials. Held at the Institute of Construction Science Eduardo Torroja (CSIC), Madrid, on May 13, 2010.

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Thermal decay processes in building stone.

Conference: Thermal decay processes in building stone. Conducted by Miguel Gomez-Heras at Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia) on May 7, 2010.

Pátinas de oxalatos y fosfatos cálcicos: pasado, presente

Conference: Pátinas de oxalatos y fosfatos cálcicos: pasado, presente y futuro. Taught by Carmen Calvo Vázquez at the Scientific meeting in the technical conservation and restoration of architectural heritage: Patinas and finishes historic Mallorcan stone, latest developments and discoveries, held in Palma de Mallorca from 11 to 13 February 2010.

Los materiales de construcción utilizados en el Monasterio de Santa María de Pelayos

Organization and implementation of the Geomonumental Route: Los materiales de construcción utilizados en el Monasterio de Santa María de Pelayos de la Presa y antiguas canteras explotadas para la extracción de la piedra granítica (Madrid). X Science Week, Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid (November 2010). Organizers: R. Fort González, María Concepción López de Azcona, EM Pérez Montserrat, Stefano Corbo, M.J. Varas-Muriel, Carmen Vázquez-Calvo, Miguel Gomez-Heras & M. Buergo Alvarez.

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2009

Seminar: Geodiversidad, Patrimonio y Sociedad.

Seminar: Geodiversidad, Patrimonio y Sociedad. Organized by the Institute of Economic Geology (CSIC-UCM), Faculty of Geological Sciences of the UCM, the Research Group of the UCM and Maternas Programme. Held at the Faculty of Geological Sciences, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, October 26, 2009.

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Participation in the TV programe +DESPAÑA, broadcast on the International Channel and Second Television Spanish channel, with an issue devoted to the MATERNAS PROGRAMME "Durability and conservation of traditional natural materials used at Architectural Heritage". August 2009.

Extracto del Programa +DESPAÑA producido por SZENA TV
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Síntesis y caracterización de materiales nanoestructurados obtenidos por spray pirólisis

Conference: Síntesis y caracterización de materiales nanoestructurados obtenidos por spray pirólisis. Presented by Luz Stella Gomez Villalba in the series "Seminars frontiers of materials science", organized and coordinated by José Ygnacio Pastor in ETSI de Caminos, Canales y Puertos of the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

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2008

Los materiales geológicos utilizados en la construcción del antiguo Hospital de Jornaleros de Maudes

Organization and implementation of the Geomonumental Route: Los materiales geológicos utilizados en la construcción del antiguo Hospital de Jornaleros de Maudes, Madrid. VIII and IX Science Week, Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid (November 2008 and 2009). Organizers: E.M. Pérez-Monserrat , R. Fort González, M.J. Varas-Muriel & M. álvarez de Buergo.

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La piedra de construcción empleada en el patrimonio arquitectónico madrileño

Organization and implementation of the Geomonumental Route: La piedra de construcción empleada en el patrimonio arquitectónico madrileño. A day with geologists, April 22, 2008. Organizers: E.M. Pérez-Monserrat, R. Fort González, M.J. Varas-Muriel & M. Álvarez de Buergo.

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Sustainability and Natural Traditional Materials Conservation of Architectural Heritage

The technical seminars on Sustainability and Natural Traditional Materials Conservation of Architectural Heritage, organized by the Technological Institute of Ornamental Rocks and Building Materials (INTROMAC), held on April 17, 2008 at the headquarters of the Institute. The lectures were given by scientists and technicians from INTROMAC and the CSIC (Institute of Economic Geology and Environmental Science Center).

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La Investigación en la Conservación del Patrimonio

The course La Investigación en la Conservación del Patrimonio, organized by the Institute of Economic Geology and the School of Conservation and Restoration of Madrid (ESCRBC) was held on 5, 7, 12 and May 14, 2008.

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2007

Geomonumental Route: Los materiales pétreos utilizados en la arquitectura madrileña de Fernando Arbós.

Organization and implementation of Geomonumental Route: Los materiales pétreos utilizados en la arquitectura madrileña de Fernando Arbós. VII Science Week, Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid (November 2007). Organizers: M.J. Varas-Muriel, E.M. Pérez-Monserrat, M. Álvarez de Buergo, R. Fort González & Mª Concepción López de Azcona.

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La Petrología al Servicio del Patrimonio Arquitectónico

The course La Petrología al Servicio del Patrimonio Arquitectónico, organized by the Institute of Economic Geology in collaboration with the School of Conservation and Restoration of Madrid (ESCRBC) on 18, 19, 25 and April 26, 2007.

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2006

El Conjunto Monumental de Talamanca del Jarama

Organization and implementation of Geomonumental Route: El Conjunto Monumental de Talamanca del Jarama. V and VI Science Week, Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid (November 2005 and 2006). Organizers: R. Fort González Mª Concepción López de Azcona, E.M. Pérez-Monserrat, M.J. Varas-Muriel & M. Álvarez de Buergo.

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La Gestión de Proyectos de Restauración: Casos Prácticos

The course La Gestión de Proyectos de Restauración: Casos Prácticos was held from 27 to 30 November 2006, co-organized by the Institute of Economic Geology and the Association Restorers Without Borders. Also had the support of San Sebastian de Los Reyes Town Council (Madrid).

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Heritage, Weathering & Conservation (HWC-2006) Conference

Heritage, Weathering & Conservation (HWC-2006) Conference was organized by the Heritage Conservation Group of the Institute of Economic Geology (CISC-UCM) and held at the headquarters of the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) of 21 to 24 June 2006.

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2005

Second edition of the course: Ciencia y tecnología para una conservación sostenible

Second edition of the course: Ciencia y tecnología para una conservación sostenible del patrimonio pétreo. It took place from 25 to 28 October 2005, co-organized by the Institute of Economic Geology and the Association Restorers Without Borders, held at the San Sebastian de Los Reyes Town Hall (Madrid).

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2004

First edition of the course: Ciencia y tecnología para una conservación sostenible del patrimonio pétreo

First edition of the course: Ciencia y tecnología para una conservación sostenible del patrimonio pétreo. Held between 27 and 30 September 2004, co-organized by the Institute of Economic Geology and the Association Restorers Without Borders, in the cultural center Claudio Rodriguez of San Sebastian los Reyes (Madrid).

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