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Instituto de Geociencias IGEO (CSIC-UCM)
C/ Del Doctor Severo Ochoa 7. Facultad de Medicina UCM (Edificio Entrepabellones 7 y 8). 28040 Madrid. España
Tfno: 91-3945166 / 7879 / 7886

Petrología aplicada a la Conservación del Patrimonio

2021


R. Fort, D. Ergenç, N. Aly, M. Alvarez de Buergo, S. Hemeda
Implications of new mineral phases in the isotopic composition of Roman lime mortars at the Kom el-Dikka archaeological site in Egypt. Construction and Building Materials. Volume 268, 25 January 2021, 121085 (2021).

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950061820330890

 

Michela Ricca, Beatriz Cámara, Rafael Fort, Mónica Álvarez de Buergo, Luciana Randazzo, Barbara Davidde Petriaggi, Mauro Francesco La Russa
Definition of analytical cleaning procedures for archaeological pottery from underwater environments: The case study of samples from Baia (Naples, South Italy). Materials & Design. Volume 197, 1 January 2021, 109278(2021).

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264127520308133

 

Jorge Feijoo, Duygu Ergenç, Rafael Fort & Mónica Álvarez de Buergo
Addition of ferrocyanide-based compounds to repairing joint lime mortars as a protective method for porous building materials against sodium chloride damage. Materials and Structures volume 54, Article number: 14 (2021).

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1617/s11527-020-01596-4

 

A.P. Pérez-Fortes, M.J. Varas-Muriel, P. Castiñeiras
Long-term behavior of the micro-texture of aggregates used on roads subjected to extreme climate conditions and winter maintenance operations. Wear. Volumes 474-475, 15 June 2021, 203757 (2021).

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0043164821001460

 

Giulia Forestieri, Mónica Álvarez de Buergo
Relationships Between Petrophysical and Mechanical Properties of Certain Calcarenites Used in Building. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering (2021).

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10706-021-01810-2

 

P. Sanmartín, P. Bosch-Roig, D. Gulotta, R. Fort, I. Bosch, F. Cappitelli
Klebsiella aerogenes and Comamonas testosteroni as bioremoval agents on graffiti-coated concrete and granite: Impact assessment through surface analysis. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. Volume 161, July 2021, 105244 (2021).

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0964830521000743

 

Luz S. Gomez-Villalba, Jorge Feijoo, Maria Eugenia Rabanal, Rafael Fort
In-situ electrochemical synthesis of inorganic compounds for materials conservation: Assessment of their effects on the porous structure. Ceramics International. In press (2021)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272884221022616

 

Águeda Sáenz-Martínez, Marta Pérez-Estébanez, Margarita San Andrés, Mónica Alvarez de Buergo & Rafael Fort
Efficacy of acid treatments used in archaeological ceramics for the removal of calcareous deposits. The European Physical Journal Plus volume 136, Article number: 798 (2021)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1140/epjp/s13360-021-01784-3

 

María J. Varas-Muriel, Rafael Fort, Miguel Gómez-Heras
Assessment of an underfloor heating system in a restored chapel: Balancing thermal comfort and historic heritage conservation. Energy and Buildings. Volume 251, 15 November 2021, 111361 (2021).

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378778821006459#s0075

 

David Benavente, Rafael Fort, Miguel Gomez-Heras
Improving uniaxial compressive strength estimation of carbonate sedimentary rocks by combining minimally invasive and non-destructive techniques. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, Volume 147, November 2021, 104915

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1365160921002999?via%3Dihub#ack0010

 

Duygu Ergenç, Rafael Fort, Maria J. Varas-Muriel & Monica Alvarez de Buergo
Mortars and plasters - How to characterize aerial mortars and plasters. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences volume 13, Article number: 197 (2021)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12520-021-01398-x

 


2020


Gomez-Heras M; Benavente D; Pla C, Martinez-Martinez J; Fort R, Brotons V
Ultrasonic pulse velocity as a way of improving uniaxial compressive strength estimations from Leeb hardness measurements. Construction and Building Materials, Volume 261, 20 November 2020, 119996 (2020)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950061820320018#:~:text=Results%20show%20that%20combining%20ultrasonic,if%20used%20on%20its%20own.

 

Duygu Ergenç, Aranzazu Sierra-Fernandez, María del Mar Barbero-Barrera, Luz S.Gomez-Villalba, Rafael Fort
Assessment on the performances of air lime-ceramic mortars with nano-Ca(OH)2 and nano-SiO2 additions. Construction and Building Materials. Volume 232, 30 January 2020, 117163 (2020)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950061819326157

 

J.Feijoo, L.M.Ottosen, O.Matyscak, R.Fort
Electrokinetic desalination of a farmhouse applying a proton pump approach. First in situ experience. Construction and Building Materials. Volume 243, 20 May 2020, 118308 (2020)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950061820303135

 

Arianna Murrua, Rafael Fort
Diammonium hydrogen phosphate (DAP) as a consolidant in carbonate stones: Impact of application methods on effectiveness. Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 42, Pages 45­-55 (2020).

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1296207419303358

 

Jorge Feijoo, Rafael Fort, Luz S. Gomez-Villalba, María E. Rabanal, Lisbeth M. Ottosen
Electroprecipitation of magnesium and calcium compounds for weathering protection of ornamental rocks. Cryst. Growth Des. 2020, 20, 4, 2337-2355 (2020)

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.cgd.9b01497

 

Ahmad Zalooli, Mashalah Khamehchiyan, Mohammad Reza Nikudel, David Martín Freire-Lista, Rafael Fort & Shahram Ghasemi
Artificial microcracking of granites subjected to salt crystallization aging test. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment (2020)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10064-020-01891-y

 

D.Ergenç, J.Feijoo, Rafael Fort, Mónica Alvarez de Buergo
Effects of potassium ferrocyanide used for desalination on lime composite performances in different curing regimes. Construction and Building Materials, Volume 259, 30 October 2020, 120409 (2020).

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950061820324144

 

María Isabel Mota-López, Rafael Fort, Mónica Álvarez de Buergo, Antonio Pizzo
Provenance analysis of the granitic ashlars used in the construction of the Roman theatre in Emerita Augusta (Merida, Spain). Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences volume 12, Article number: 236 (2020)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12520-020-01192-1

 

Natalia Rovella, Nevin Al, Valeria Comite, Silvestro Antonio Ruffolo, Michela Ricca, Paola Fermo, Monica Alvarez de Buergo, Mauro Francesco La Russa
A methodological approach to define the state of conservation of the stone materials used in the Cairo historical heritage (Egypt). Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences volume 12, Article number: 178 (2020)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12520-020-01126-x

 

V. Renda, M. Álvarez de Buergo, M.L. Saladino, E. Caponetti
Assessment of protection treatments for carbonatic stone using nanocomposite coatings. Progress in Organic Coatings 141 (2020) 105515.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0300944019311233?via%3Dihub

 

Natalia Rovella, Nevin Aly, Valeria Comite, Luciana Randazzo, Paola Fermo, Donatella Barca, Monica Alvarez de Buergo, Mauro Francesco La Russa
The environmental impact of air pollution on the built heritage of historic Cairo (Egypt). Science of The Total Environment. Available online 20 October 2020, 142905(2020).

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969720364354

 


2019


A. Sierra-Fernandez, S. C. De la Rosa-García, R. Yañez-Macías, C. Guerrero-Sanchez, L. S. Gomez-Villalba, S. Gómez-Cornelio, M. E. Rabanal, U. S. Schubert, R. Fort & P. Quintana
Sol-gel synthesis of Mg(OH)2 and Ca(OH)2 nanoparticles: a comparative study of their antifungal activity in partially quaternized p(DMAEMA) nanocomposite films. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, volume 89, pages310-321 (2019)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10971-018-4890-9

 

Rafael Fort, Teresa Chapa & Susana González Reyero
Selective use of limestone in Iberian Iron Age sculptures and monuments: a case study from Jutia (Albacete, Spain). Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences volume 11, pages853-870 (2019)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12520-017-0574-6

 

G. Forestieri, Mónica Álvarez de Buergo Ballester
Petrophysical-mechanical behavior of Grisolia stone found in the architectural heritage of southern Italy. Materiales de Construcción, Vol 69, ISSN 0465­2746, No 334 (2019)

http://materconstrucc.revistas.csic.es/index.php/materconstrucc/article/view/2251

 

Duygu Ergenç, Rafael Fort
Multi­technical characterization of Roman mortars from Complutum, Spain. Measurement, Volume 147, December 2019, 10687 (2019)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S026322411930733X

 

Elena Mercedes Pérez-Monserrat, Giuseppe Cultrone, Jesús María Rincón, Antonio Perla, Rafael Fort
Multidisciplinary study of glazed ceramics from Chamberí Metro Station (Madrid, Spain): A knowledge base with technological and heritage value. Applied Clay Science, Volume 175, Pages 102-114 (2019)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169131719301103

 

David Martín Freire-Lista & Rafael Fort
Historical City Centres and Traditional Building Stones as Heritage: Barrio de las Letras, Madrid (Spain). Geoheritage Volume 11, Issue 1, Pages 71­85 (2019)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12371-018-0314-z

 

Natalia Perez Ema, Monica Alvarez de Buergo
Evaluation of Multi-Functional Silica-Based Nano-Products for Consolidating and Protecting Stone Material from Archaeological Sites. Solid State Phenomena 286, 95­104 (2019)

https://www.scientific.net/SSP.286.95

 

Gomez-Heras, M., Ortega-Becerril, J.A., Garrote, J., Fort, R., López-González, L.
Morphometric measurements of bedrock rivers at different spatial scales and applications to geomorphological heritage research. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science volume 6, Article number: 29. Open Access. (2019)

https://progearthplanetsci.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40645-019-0275-0

 

Teresa Palomar, Daniel de la Fuente, Manuel Morcillo, Mónica Alvarez de Buergo, Marcia Vilarigues
Early stages of glass alteration in the coastal atmosphere. Building and Environment, Volume 147, Pages 305­-313 (2019)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360132318306590

 

DM Freire Lista; R Fort
Cadalso de los Vidrios leucogranite "Blanco Cristal": a widely used heritage stone. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 486, 9 (2019)

https://sp.lyellcollection.org/content/486/1/53

 

Á. Sáenz-Martínez, M. San Andrés, M. Alvarez de Buergo, I. Blasco and R. Fort
Removing calcium carbonate deposits from archaeological ceramics. Traditional methods under review. Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry. Vol. 19, No 3, (2019), pp. 107-117. Open Access.

https://zenodo.org/record/3583061#.X5FPwNIzaM8

 


2018


Mota M.I., Fort R., Alvarez de Buergo M., Pizzo A., Maderuelo R., Meneses J.M. & Ergenç D.
Characterization of concrete from Roman buildings for public spectacles in Emerita Augusta (Mérida, Spain). Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 10(5):1007-1022. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12520-016-0434-9

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/142237

 

Perez-Monserrat E.M., Fort R. & Varas-Muriel M.J.
Monitoring façade soiling as a maintenance strategy for the sensitive built heritage. Internation Journal of Architectural Heritage 12(5): 816-827. https://doi.org/10.1080/15583058.2017.1419312

 

Ergenç D., Fort R., Santos Silva A., Veiga R. & Sanz Arauz D.
The effects of DiloCarB as carbonation accelerator on the properties of lime mortars. Materials and Structures 51(10). https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-018-1140-0

 

Gibeaux S., Martínez-Garrido M.I., Vázquez P., Thomachot-Schneider C. & Fort R.
Wireless environmental monitoring coupled to NDT for decay risk analysis (at St. Joseph Chapel in Reims, France). Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 272:102-113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2017.12.016

 

Esteve J., Zhao Y.L., Maté-González M.A., Gómez-Heras M. & Peng J.
A new high-resolution 3-D quantitative method for analysing small morphological features: an example using a Cambrian trilobite. Nature Scientific Reports 8:2868. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-21088-4

 

Palomar T., Agua F. & Gomez-Heras M.
Comparative assessment of stained-glass windows materials by infrared thermography. International Journal of Applied Glass Science 9:530-539.
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/ijag.12352

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/ijag.12352

 

Husillos-Rodríguez N., Carmona-Quiroga P.M., Martínez-Ramírez S., Blanco-Varela M.T. & Fort R.
Sacrificial mortars for surface desalination. Construction and Building Materials 173:452-460. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.04.029

 

Martínez-Garrido M.I., Fort R., Gómez-Heras M., Valles-Iriso J. & Varas-Muriel M.J.
A comprehensive study for moisture control in cultural heritage using non-destructive techniques. Journal of Applied Geophysics 155:36-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jappgeo.2018.03.008

 

Ergenç D., Gómez-Villalba L.S. & Fort R.
Crystal development during carbonation of lime-based mortars in different environmental conditions. Materials Characterization 142:276-288. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2018.05.043

 

Gomez-Heras M., Ortega-Becerril J.A., Garrote J., Fort R. & López-González L.
A review of technologies for downscaling morphometric measurements in bedrock rivers: from LiDAR to micromorphometry. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science (in review)

 

Mol L. & Gomez-Heras M.
Bullet impacts and built heritage damage 1640-1939. Heritage Science 6(1):35. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40494-018-0200-7

 

Ergenç D. & Fort R.
Accelerating carbonation in lime-based mortar in high CO2 environments. Construction and Building Materials 188(10):314-325. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.08.125

 

González-Gómez W.S., Quintana P., Gómez-Cornelio S., García-Solis C., Sierra-Fernandez A., Ortega-Morales O. & De la Rosa-García S.C.
Calcium oxalates in biofilms on limestone walls of Maya buildings in Chichén Itzá, Mexico. Environmental Earth Sciences 77:230.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-018-7406-6

 

Zalooli A., Freire-Lista D.M., Khamehchiyan M., Mashalah K., M.R. Nikudel, Fort R. & Ghasemi S.
Ghaleh-khargushi rhyodacite and Gorid andesite from Iran: characterization, uses and durability. Environmental Earth Sciences 77:315. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-018-7485-4

 


2017


Pérez-Monserrat E.M., Agua F., Fort R., Alvarez de Buergo M., Conde J.F. & Garcia-Heras M.
Effect of manufacturing methods on the decay of ceramic materials: a case study of bricks in modern architecture of Madrid (Spain). Applied Clay Science 135, 136-149

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/141309

 

Freire-Lista D.M. & Fort R.
Exfoliation microcracks in building granite. Implications for anisotropy. Engineering Geology 220, 85-93

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/143509

 

Sierra-Fernandez A., Gomez-Villalba L.S., Rabanal M.E. & Fort R.
New nanomaterials for applications in conservation and restoration of stony materials: A review. Materiales de Construcción, 67 (325) e107

http://materconstrucc.revistas.csic.es/index.php/materconstrucc/article/view/2161

 

Mancic L., Nikolic M., Gomez L., Rabanal M.E. & Milosevic, O.
The processing of optically active functional hierarchical nanoparticles. Advanced Powder Technology 28: 3 - 22

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921883116302667

 

Pérez-Fortes A.P., Varas-Muriel M.J. & Castiñeiras P.
Using petrographic techniques to evaluate the induced effects of NaCl, extreme climatic conditions, and traffic load on Spanish road surfaces. Materiales de Construcción 67(328) e138

http://materconstrucc.revistas.csic.es/index.php/materconstrucc/article/view/2198

 

Martínez Garrido M.I., Fort R. & Varas-Muriel M.J.
Sensor-based monitoring of heating system effectiveness and efficiency in Spanish churches. Indoor and Built Environment 26(8), 102-1122

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1420326X16663612?journalCode=ibeb

 

Khanlari G.R., Naseri F. & Freire-Lista D.M.
Estimating compressive and flexural strength of travertines with respect to laminae-orientation by geomechanical properties. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment (doi.org/10.1007/s10064-017-1139-8)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10064-017-1139-8

 

Forestieri G., Freire-Lista D.M., De Francesco A.M., Ponte M. & Fort R.
Strength anisotropy in building granites. International Journal of Architectural Heritage 11(8), 1153-1165.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15583058.2017.1354096?journalCode=uarc20

 

Freire-Lista D.M. & Fort R.
Stone provenance and conservation of the Trinitarias Descalzas and San Ildefonso convent, Madrid (Spain). Geo-Conservación 1(11), 25-33

https://ge-iic.com/ojs/index.php/revista/article/view/438

 

Freire-Lista D.M. & Fort R.
Historical Quarries, Decay and Petrophysical Properties of Carbonate Stones Used in the Historical Center of Madrid (Spain). AIMS Geosciences 3(2), 284-302

https://cronicaglobal.elespanol.com/uploads/s1/52/76/85/Carbonate%20stones%20Madrid.pdf

 

Camara B., Alvarez de Buergo M., Bethencourt M., Fernández-Montblanc T., La Russa M.F., Ricca M. & Fort R.
Biodeterioration of marble in an underwater environment: insights into the in situ conservation of submerged cultural heritage. Science of the Total Environment 609, 109-122

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969717318053?via%3Dihub

 

Perez-Monserrat E.M., Fort R., Varas-Muriel M.J. & Alvarez de Buergo M.
Heritage value of building materials: Former Workers Hospital of Maudes, Madrid (Spain) case study. Ge-conservación 11: 17-24

https://ge-iic.com/ojs/index.php/revista/article/view/437

 

Ergenç D. & Fort R.
Preliminary investigation of the preparation of repair mortars for the Temple of Diana, Mérida, Spain. Ge-conservación 11, 42-49

https://ge-iic.com/ojs/index.php/revista/article/view/443

 

Fort R., Chapa T. & González Reyero S.
Selective use of limestone in Iberian Iron Age sculptures and monuments: a case study from Jutia (Albacete, Spain). Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12520-017-0574-6

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12520-017-0574-6

 

Perez-Monserrat E.M., Peropadre C., Fort R. & Varas-Muriel M.J.
La caliza de Morata de Tajuña, Comunidad de Madrid: una piedra tradicional de construcción en la capital a principios del siglo XX. Boletín Geológico y Minero de España 128(4): 963-988

http://www.igme.es/Boletin/2017/128_4/BGM_128_4_Art-5.pdf

 

Ortega-Becerril J., Gomez-Heras M., Fort R. & Wohl E.
How does anisotropy in bedrock river granitic outcrops influence pothole genesis and development?. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 42, 956-968

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/esp.4054

 

Sanz M., Oujja M., Ascaso C., Pérez-Ortega S., Souza-Egipsy V., Fort R., de los Rios A., Wierzchos J., Cañamares M.V. & Castillejo M.
Influence of wavelength on the laser removal of lichens colonizing heritage stone. Applied Surface Science 399:758-768. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.12.032

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/143952

 

Sierra Fernández A., del Carmen S., de la Rosa García C., Gómez Villalba L.S., Gómez Cornelio S., Rabanal M.E., Fort R. & Quintana P.
Synthesis, photocatalytic, and antifungal properties of MgO, ZnO and Mg1-xZnxO nanoparticles for the protection of stone heritage. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 9(29), 24873-24886

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsami.7b06130?src=recsys

 

Gómez Villalba L.S., Sierra Fernández A., Milosevic O., Fort R. & Rabanal M.E.
Atomic scale study of the dehydration/structural transformation in micro and nanostructured brucite (Mg(OH)2) particles: Influence of the hydrothermal synthesis conditions. Advanced Powder Technology 28(1), 61-72

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/147570

 

Muñoz L., Sierra Fernández A., Flores Carrasco G., Milosevic O. & Rabanal M.E.
Solvothermal synthesis of Ag/ZnO micro/nanostructures with different precursors for advanced photocatalytic applications. Advanced Powder Technology 28(1), 83-92

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921883116302850

 

La Russa M.F., Ruffolo S.A., Alvarez de Buergo M., Ricca M., Belfiore C.M., Pezzino A. & Crisci G.M.
The behaviour of consolidated Neapolitan yellow Tuff against salt weathering. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment 76(1):115-124.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10064-016-0874-6

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10064-016-0874-6

 

Ergenç D. & Fort R.
Preliminary investigation of repair mortars for the Temple of Diana, Mérida. Ge-conservacion 11:42-49.

https://www.ge-iic.com/ojs/index.php/revista/article/view/443

 

Alvarez de Buergo M.
Preface I. Ge-Conservación 1:301-311

https://www.ge-iic.com/ojs/index.php/revista/article/view/528

 

Comite V., Alvarez de Buergo M., Barca D., Belfiore C.M., Bonazza A., La Russa M.F., Pezzino A., Randazzo L. & Ruffolo S.A.
Damage monitoring on carbonate stones: Field exposure tests contributing to pollution impact evaluation in two Italian sites. Construction and Building Materials 152:907-922. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.07.048

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950061817313831?via%3Dihub

 


2016


Vazquez P., Acuña M., Benavente D., Gibeaux S., Navarro I. & Gomez-Heras M.
Evolution of surface properties of ornamential granitoids exposed to high temperatures. Construction and Building Materials 104, 263-275

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950061815307236

 

Perez-Monserrat E.M., Varas-Muriel M.J., Alvarez De Buergo M. & Fort R.
Black Layers of Decay and Color Patterns on Heritage Limestone as Markers of Environmental Change. Geosciences 2016, 6(4) doi:10.3390/geosciences6010004

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/127747

 

Martínez-Garrido M.I. & Fort R.
Experimental assessment of a wireless communications platform for the built and natural heritage. Measurement 82, 188-201

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/128241

 

Gomez-Villalba L.S., Sierra-Fernandez A., Rabanal M.E. & Fort R.
TEM-HRTEM study on the dehydration process of nanostructured Mg-Ca hydroxide into Mg-Ca oxide. Ceramics International
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.03.007

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/130150

 

Sanjurjo-Sánchez J., Gomez-Heras M., Fort R., Alvarez de Buergo M., Izquierdo Benito R. & Bru M.A.
Dating fires and estimating the temperature attained on stone surfaces. The case of Ciudad de Vascos (Spain). Microchemical Journal 127, 247-255

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0026265X16300157

 

Freire D.M. & Fort R.
Thermal stress-induced microcracking in building granite. Engineering Geology 206, 83-93

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/131654

 

Sierra-Fernández A., Gómez-Villalba L.S., Rabanal M.E., Fort R. & Csóka L.
Application of magnesium hydroxide nanocoatings on cellulose fibers with different refining degree. RSC Adv., 2016,6, 51583-51590

https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2016/ra/c6ra10336g#!divAbstract

 

Freire-Lista D.M. & Fort R.
Causes of scaling on brush hammered heritage ashlars. A case study: Plaza Mayor of Madrid (Spain). Environmental Earth Sciences 75 (DOI: 10.1007/s12665-016-5688-0)

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/133068

 

McAllister D., Warke P., McCabe S. & Gomez-Heras M.
Evaporative Moisture Loss from Heterogeneous Stone: Material-Environment Interactions during Drying. Geomorphology 273:308-322. doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.08.008

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/135631

 

Lopez-Gonzalez L., Otero de Cosca R. Gomez-Heras M. & Garcia-Morales S.
A 4D GIS methodology to study variations in evaporation points on a heritage building. Environmental Earth Sciences 75, 1113

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/135686

 

Vázquez-Calvo M.C., Fort R. Romero D., Beltrán A. & Sánchez-Palencia F.J.
Roman bedrock mortars: new findings for interpreting data at the roman Pino del Oro gold mines (Spain). Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry 16(2), 139-148

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/136038

 

Freire D.M., Fort R. & Varas-Muriel M.J
San Pedro leucogranite from A Coruña, Northwest os Spain: uses of a heritage stone. Energy Procedia 97, 554-561

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610216310360

 

Freire-Lista D.M. & Fort R.
Heritage Stone 4. The Piedra Berroqueña region: candidacy for Global Heritage Stone Province status. Geoscience Canada 43 (1): 43-52

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/121566

 

Muñoz L., Sierra-Fernandez A., Milosevic O. & Rabanal M.E.
Solvothermal synthesis of Ag/ZnO and Pt/ZnO na­nocomposites and comparison of their photocatalytic behaviors on dyes degradation. Advanced Powder Technology 27(3), 983-993.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0921883116300383

 

Gizzi F.T., Sileo M., Biscione M., Danese M. & Alvarez de Buergo M.
The conservation state of the Sassi of Matera site (Southern Italy) and its correlation with the environmental conditions analysed through spatial analysis techniques. Journal of Cultural Heritage 17: 61-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.culher.2015.05.002

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/121601

 

Cámara B., Souza-Egipsy V., Ascaso C., Artieda O., De Los Ríos A. & Wierzchos J.
Biosignatures and microbial fossils in endolithic microbial communities colonizing Ca-sulfate crusts in the Atacama Desert. Chemical Geology 443:22-31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.09.019

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/139188

 

La Russa M.F., Rovella N., Álvarez de Buergo M., Belfiore C.M., Pezzino A., Crisci G.M. & Ruffolo S.A.
Nano-TiO2 coatings for cultural heritage protection: The role of the binder on hydrophobic and self-cleaning efficacy. Progress in Organic Coatings 91:1-8

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0300944015303027?via%3Dihub

 

Martínez-Garrido M.I., Ergenç D. & Fort R.
Wireless monitoring to evaluate the effectiveness of roofing systems over archaeological sites. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 252: 120 - 133

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0924424716307919

 

Aparicio S., Martínez-Garrido M.I., Ranz J., Fort R. & Izquierdo M.Á.G.
Routing topologies of wireless sensor networks for health monitoring of a cultural heritage site. Sensors 16(10): 139 - 148

https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/16/10/1732

 

Ergenç D., Caner S., Emine N. & Topal T.
Antique Stone Quarries in Turkey: A Case Study on Tuffs in the Temple of Apollon Smintheus. Geological Society Special Publication 416:133-144. https://doi.org/10.1144/SP416.17

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/135693

 

Prikryl R., Török A., Theodoridou M., Gomez-Heras M. & Miskovsky K.
Geomaterials in construction and their sustainability: Understanding their role in modern society. Geological Society Special Publication 416:1-22. https://doi.org/10.1144/SP416.21

https://sp.lyellcollection.org/content/416/1/1.abstract

 

Brotons V., Tomás R., Ivorra S., Grediaga A., Martínez-Martínez J., Benavente D. & Gomez-Heras M.
Improved correlation between the static and dynamic elastic modulus of different types of rocks. Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions 49:3021-3037. https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-015-0702-7

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1617/s11527-015-0702-7

 

Hamed A., Aly N., Gomez-Heras M. & Alvarez de Buergo M.
New experimental method to study the combined effect of temperature and salt weathering. Geological Society Special Publication 416:229-237. https://doi.org/10.1144/SP416.18

https://sp.lyellcollection.org/content/416/1/229

 

García-Rodríguez M., García-Rodríguez M. & Gomez-Heras M.
Sierra de Guadarrama (Madrid, Spain): bridging the gap between geology and architecture. Geological Society Special Publication 416:101-112. https://doi.org/10.1144/SP416.11

https://sp.lyellcollection.org/content/416/1/101

 


2015


Freire-Lista D.M., Fort R. & Varas-Muriel M.J.
Freeze-thaw fracturing in building granites. Cold Regions Science and Technology 113, 40-51

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/118088

 

Freire-Lista D.M., Fort R. & Varas-Muriel M.J.
Alpedrete granite (Spain). A nomination for the Global Heritage Stone Resource designation. Episodes 38 (2), 106-113

http://www.episodes.org/journal/view.html?doi=10.18814/epiiugs/2015/v38i2/006#1

 

McCabe S., McAllister D., Warke P. & Gomez-Heras M.
Building sandstone surface modification by biofilm and iron precipitation: emerging block-scale heterogeneity and system response. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 40 (1), 112-122

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/esp.3665

 

Vazquez P., Shushakova V. & Gomez-Heras M.
Influence of mineralogy on granite decay induced by temperature increase: Experimental observations and stress simulation. Engineering Geology 189:58-67

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013795215000484

 

Aly N., Gomez-Heras M., Hamed A., Alvarez de Buergo M. & Soliman F.
The influence of temperature in a capillary imbibition salt weathering simulation test on Mokkattam limestone. Materiales Construcción 65 (317), e044

http://materconstrucc.revistas.csic.es/index.php/materconstrucc/article/view/1682

 

Arizzi A., Gomez-Villalba L.S., Lopez-Arce P., Cultrone G. & Fort, R.
Lime mortar consolidation with nanostructured calcium hydroxide dispersions: the efficacy of different consolidating products for heritage conservation. European Journal of Mineralogy 27 (3), 311-323(13)

https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/eurjmin/article/27/3/311/523120/Lime-mortar-consolidation-with-nanostructured

 

Varas-Muriel M.J., Perez-Monserrat E.M., Vazquez-Calvo C. & Fort R.
Effect of conservation treatments on heritage stone. Characterisation of decay processes in a case study. Construction and Building Materials 95, 611-622

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/120895

 

Freire-Lista D.M., Fort R. & Varas-Muriel M.J.
Nomination of Zarzalejo Granite, a Spanish Heritage Building Stone, as a Global Heritage Stone Resource. Energy Procedia 76, 642-651.

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/121569

 

Freire-Lista D.M., Gómez-Villalba L.S., & Fort R.
Microcracking of granite feldspar during thermal artificial processes. Periodico Di Mineralogia, 84(3A), 519-537

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/126230

 

Cámara B., Álvarez de Buergo M., Fort R., Souza-Egipsy V., Perez-Ortega S., de los Ríos A., Wierzchos J. & Ascaso C.
Anthropic effect on the lichen colonization in building stones from cultural heritage. Periodico di Mineralogia, 84, 3A (Special Issue), 539-552

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/125571

 

García-Rodríguez M., Gómez-Heras M., Fort, R. & Álvarez de Buergo, M.
Control térmico de la meteorización de superficies endurecidas en rocas graníticas (La Pedriza de Manzanares, España). Boletin de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana 67 (3), 533-544

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/128088

 

Ricca M., Belfiore C.M., Ruffolo S.A., Barca D., Alvarez De Buergo M., Crisci G.M. & La Russa M.F.
Multi-analytical approach applied to the provenance study of marbles used as covering slabs in the archaeological submerged site of Baia (Naples, Italy): The case of the "Villa con ingresso a protiro". Applied Surface Science Part B 357:1369-1379

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169433215023995

 

La Russa M.F., Ricca M., Belfiore C.M., Ruffolo S.A., Álvarez de Buergo M. & Crisci G.M.
The Contribution of Earth Sciences to the Preservation of Underwater Archaeological Stone Materials: An Analytical Approach. International Journal of Conservation Science 6(3):335-348

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/123696

 

García-Rodríguez M., Gomez-Heras M., Alvarez de Buergo M., Fort R. & Aroztegui J.
Polygonal cracking associated to vertical and subvertical fracture surfaces in granite (La Pedriza del Manzanares, Spain): considerations for a morphological classification. Journal of Iberian Geology 41 (3), 365-383

https://revistas.ucm.es/index.php/JIGE/article/view/48860

 

Gomez-Heras M. & McCabe S.
Weathering of stone-built heritage: A lens through which to read the Anthropocene. Anthropocene 11, 1-13

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/129101

 

Mancic L., Dugandzic I.M., Milosevic O.B., Jovanovic D., Saponjic Z., Rabanal M.E. & Villalba L.S.G.
Aerosol-assisted processing of hierarchically organised TiO2 nanoparticles. International Journal of Materials and Product Technology 50_ 221 - 229

https://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/abs/10.1504/IJMPT.2015.068530

 

La Russa M.F., Ruffolo S.A. & De Buergo M.A.
Foreword. Periodico di Mineralogia 84: 97 - 109

http://periodicodimineralogia.it/index.php/mineralogia/article/view/629

 

Cámara B., Suzuki S., Nealson K.H., Wierzchos J., Ascaso C., Artieda O. & de los Ríos A.
Ignimbrite textural properties as determinants of endolithic colonization patterns from hyper-arid Atacama Desert. International Microbiology 17:235-247

https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/159083991.pdf

 

La Russa M.F., Ruffolo S.A., Ricca M., Rovella N., Comite V., Alvarez de Buergo M., Crisci G.M. & Barca D.
Archaeometric approach for the study of mortars from the underwater archaeological site of Baia (Naples) Italy: Preliminary results. Periodico di Mineralogia 84:553-567.

http://periodicodimineralogia.it/index.php/mineralogia/article/view/462

 

Alvarez de Buergo M., Fort R., Varas-Muriel M.J. & Perez-Monserrat E.M.
Colmenar Limestone, Madrid, Spain: Considerations for its nomination as a global heritage stone resource due to its long term durability. Geological Society Special Publication 407:121-135.

https://sp.lyellcollection.org/content/407/1/121/tab-figures-data

 


2014


Ortega J.A., Gomez-Heras M., Perez-Lopez R. & Wohl E.
Multiscale structural and lithologic controls in the development of stream potholes on granite bedrock rivers. Geomorphology 204 (1), 588-598

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169555X13004613

 

Martinez-Garrido M.I., Aparicio S., Fort R., Anaya J.J.& Izquierdo M.A.G.
Effect of Solar Radiation and Humidity on the inner core of walls in historic buildings. Construction and Building Materials 51, 383-394

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/121599

 

Varas-Muriel M.J., Fort R., Martinez-Garrido M.I., Zornoza-Indart A. & Lopez-Arce P.
Fluctuations in the indoor environment in Spanish rural churches and their effects on heritage conservation: Hygro-thermal and CO2 conditions monitoring. Building and Environment 82, 97-109

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/118091

 

Varas-Muriel M.J., Martinez-Garrido M.I. & Fort R.
Monitoring the thermal-hygrometric conditions induced by traditional heating systems in a historic Spanish church (12th-16th C). Energy and Buildings 75, 119-132

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/118094

 

Sierra-Fernandez A., Gomez-Villalba L.S., Milosevic O., Fort R. & Rabanal M.E.
Synthesis and morpho-structural characterization of nanostructured magnesium hydroxide obtained by a hydrothermal method. Ceramics International 40 (8) Part A, 12285-12292

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272884214006245

 

Sierra-Fernandez A., Gomez-Villalba L.S., Muñoz L., Flores G., Fort R. & Rabanal M.E.
Effect of temperature and reaction time of the synthesis of nanocrystalline brucite. International Journal of Modern Manufacturing Technologies 6, 50-54

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/113877

 

Kompanikova Z., Gomez-Heras M., Michnova J., Durmekova T. & Vlcko J.
Sandstone alterations triggered by fire-related temperatures. Environmental Earth Sciences 79, 2569-2581

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-014-3164-2

 

Gomez-Heras M. & McCabe S.
Student Learning Styles. Developments in Earth Surface Processes 18, 93-116

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780444634023000078

 

Flores G., Carrillo J., Luna J.A., Martínez R., Sierra Fernandez A., Milosevic O. & Rabanal M.E.
Synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic properties of nanostructured ZnO particles obtained by low temperature air-assisted-USP. Advanced Powder Technology 25, 1435-1441

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921883114000442

 


2013


Lopez-Arce P., Zornoza-Indart A. & Gomez-Villalba L.S. & Fort R.
Short and longer term consolidation effects of portlandite (CaOH)2 nanoparticles in carbonate stones. Journal of Materials in Civil Ingeneering 25 (11), 1655-1665

http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29MT.1943-5533.0000740?journalCode=jmcee7

 

Fort R., Alvarez de Buergo M., Perez-Monserrat E.M., Gomez-Heras M., Varas-Muriel M.J. & Freire-Lista D.
Evolution in the use of natural building stone in Madrid, Spain. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology 46, 421-429

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115483

 

Fort, R., Alvarez de Buergo, A. & Perez-Monserrat, E.M.
Non-destructive testing for the assessment of granite decay in heritage structures compared to quarrystone. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 61, 296-305

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115491

 

Fort R., Vazquez-Calvo C., Chapa T., Martinez-Navarrete M.I. & Belen M.
An analytical study of Iberian iron age stone sculptures and their surface marks. Archaeometry 55 (3), 391-406

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115916

 

Perez-Monserrat E.M., Alvarez de Buergo A., Gomez-Heras M., Varas-Muriel M.J. & Fort R.
An urban geomonumental route focusing on the petrological and decay features of traditional building stones used in Madrid, Spain. Environmental Earth Sciences 69, 1071-1084

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115934

 

Perez-Monserrat E.M., Fort R., Lopez-Arce P., Alvarez de Buergo M. & Varas-Muriel M.J.
Contribution of analytical techniques to determinig the technologies used in the ceramic materials from the Former Workers Hospital of Maudes, Madrid (Spain). Journal of the European Ceramic Society 33, 479-491

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/67280

 

Lopez-Arce P., Zornoza-Indart A., Gomez-Villalba L.S., Perez-Monserrat E., Alvarez de Buergo M., Vivar G. & Fort R.
Archaeological ceramic amphorae from underwater marine environments: influence of firing temperature on salt crystallization decay. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 33 (10), 2031-2042

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/118060

 

McCabe S., Smith B.J., Gomez-Heras M., McAllister D., Warke P.A., Curran J.M. & Basheer P.A.M.
Changing climate, changing process: implications for salt transportation and weathering within building sandstones in the UK. Environmental Earth Sciences 69, 1225-1235

 

Gomez-Villalba L.S., Sourty, E., Freitag B., Milosevic O. & Rabanal M.E.
TEM-STEM study of nanostructured oxides synthesized by Spray pyrolysis. Advanced Powder Technology 24 (5), 864-870

 

Perez Ema, N., Alvarez de Buergo, M. & Bustamante, R.
Effects of Conservation Interventions on the Archaeological Roman Site of Merida (Spain). Advance of Research. Procedia Chemistry 8, 269-278

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115098

 

Guardia J.J., Varas-Muriel M.J. & Suarez F.J.
Castle-palace of La Calahorra, Granada: influence of climatic and architectural factors in differential deterioration of their stone factories. Materiales de Construcción 63 (312), 597-612

http://materconstrucc.revistas.csic.es/index.php/materconstrucc/article/viewArticle/1208

 


2012


Gomez-Villalba L., Lopez-Arce P., Alvarez de Buergo M. & Fort R.
Atomic defects and their relationship to aragonite-calcite transformation in portlandite nanocrystal carbonation. Crystal Growth and Design
12, 4844-4852

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/cg300628m

 

Fort R.
Building materials research in times of economic crisis. Materiales de Construcción 62 (308), 469-470

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115094

 

Gomez-Villalba L., Lopez-Arce P. & Fort R.
Nucleation of CaCO3 polymorphs from a colloidal alcoholic solution of Ca(OH)2 nanocrystals exposed to low humidity conditions. Applied Physics Materials Science and Processing 106(1), 213-217

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115834

 

Vazquez-Calvo C., Alvarez de Buergo M., Fort R. & Varas-Muriel M.J.
The measurement of surface roughness to determine the suitability of different methods for stone cleaning. Journal of Geophysics and Engineering 9, S108-S117

http://iopscience.iop.org/1742-2140/9/4/S108

 

Vazquez-Calvo C., Alvarez de Buergo M., Fort R. & de los Rios A.
Detection of calcium phosphates in calcium oxalate patinas. European Journal of Mineralogy 24(4), 1031-1045

http://eurjmin.geoscienceworld.org/content/24/6/1031.short

 

Vazquez-Calvo C., Martínez-Ramírez S., Alvarez de Buergo M. & Fort R.
The Use of Portable Raman Spectroscopy to Identify Conservation Treatments Applied to Heritage Stone. Spectroscopy Letters 45, 146-150

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115913

 

Muñoz-García M.B.; López-Arce P., Fernández-Valle M.E.; Martín Chivelet J. & Fort R.
Porosity and hydric behavior of some typical calcite microfacies in stalagmites. Sedimentary Geology 265, 72-86

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003707381200084X

 

Oujja M., Vázquez-Calvo C., Sanz M., Alvarez de Buergo M., Fort R, & Castillejo M.
A Laser induced fluorescence and FT-Raman spectroscopy for characterization of patinas on stone substrates. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 402(4), 1433-1441

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/118066

 


2011


Fort, R. Varas M.J., Alvarez de Buergo, M. & Freire, D.
Determination of anisotropy to enhance the durability of natural stone. Journal of Geophysics and Engineering 8, S132-S144

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115480

 

Gomez-Villalba L.S., Lopez-Arce P., Alvarez de Buergo M. & Fort R.
Structural stability of a colloidal solution of Ca(OH)2 nanocrystals exposed to high relative humidity conditions. Applied Physics A Materials Science and Processing 104(4), 1249-1254

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115833

 

Smith BJ., Srinivasan S., Gomez-Heras, M., Basheer, PAM, Viles HA.
Near-surface temperature cycling of stone and its implications for scales of surface deterioration. Geomorphology 130(1-2), 76-82

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169555X10004344#

 

McCabe S., McKinley, JM, Gomez-Heras, M., Smith BJ.
Dynamical instability in surface permeability characteristics of building sandstone in response to salt accumulation over time. Geomorphology
130(1-2), 65-75

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169555X10004356

 

Lopez-Arce P., Gomez-Villalba L.S., Martinez-Ramirez S., Alvarez de Buergo M. & Fort R.
Influence of relative humidity on the carbonation of calcium hydroxide nanoparticles and the formation of calcium carbonate polymorphs. Powder Technology 205 (263-269)

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/66230

 

Lopez-Arce P., Fort R., Gomez-Heras M., Perez-Monserrat E.M. & Varas M.J.
Preservation strategies for avoidance of salt crystallisation in El Paular Monastery cloister, Madrid, Spain. Environmental Earth Sciences 63, 1487-1509

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115622

 

López-Arce P., Zornoza-Indart  A., Vázquez-Calvo C., Gomez-Heras M., Alvarez de Buergo, M. & Fort R.
Evaluation of Portable Raman for the Characterization of Salt Efflorescences at Petra, Jordan. Spectroscopy Letters 44 (7-8), 505-510

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00387010.2011.610411#.UvPxNbQTn1k

 

Perez-Monserrat, E.M., Varas, M.J., Fort, R. & Alvarez de Buergo, M.
Assessment of Different Methods for Cleaning the Limestone Façades of the Former Workers Hospital of Madrid, Spain. Studies in Conservation 56, 297-312

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115489

 

Gomez-Villalba L., López-Arce P., Zornoza A., Álvarez de Buergo M. & Fort R.
Evaluación del tratamiento de consolidación de dolomías mediante nanopartículas de hidróxido de calcio en condiciones de alta humedad relativa. Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Cerámica y Vidrio 50 (2), 85-92

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/61284

 

Cámara B., de los Ríos A., UrizaL M., Álvarez de Buergo M., Fort R. & Ascaso C.
Characterization of microbial colonization of dolostones quarry; implications to biodeterioration diagnosis and evaluation of biocide treatments. Microbial Ecology 62(2), 299-313

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/33572

 

Gomez L.S., López-Arce P. & Fort R.
Nucleation of CaCO3 polymorphs from a colloidal alcoholic solution of Ca (OH)2 nanocrystals exposed to low humidity conditions. Applied Physics A 106(1), 213-217

 


2010


Fort R., Alvarez de Buergo M., Perez-Monserrat, E.M. & Varas, M.J.
Characterisation of monzogranitic batholiths as a supply source for heritage construction in the northwest of Madrid. Engineering Geology 115, 149-157

 

Lopez-Arce P., Gomez-Villalba L.S., Pinho L., Fernández-Valle M.E., Alvarez de Buergo M. & Fort R.
Influence of porosity and relative humidity on consolidation of dolostone with calcium hydroxide nanoparticles: Effectiveness assessment with non-destructive techniques. Materials Characterization 61 (2), 168-184

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115835

 

Lopez-Arce P., Varas-Muriel M.J., Fernández-Revuelta B., Alvarez de Buergo M., Fort R. & Pérez-Soba C.
Artificial weathering of Spanish granites subjected to salt crystallization tests: surface roughness quantification. Catena 83 (2-3), 170-185

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/115495

 


2009


GOMEZ-HERAS, M., MCCABE S., SMITH B.J., FORT R.
Impacts of Fire on Stone-Built Heritage: An Overview. Journal of Architectural Conservation 2, 47-59.

 

LOPEZ-ARCE, P., DOEHNE, E., GREENSHIELDS, J., BENAVENTE, D., YOUNG, D.
Treatment of rising damp and salt decay: the historic masonry buildings of Adelaide, South Australia. Materials and Structures 42, 827-848

 

LOPEZ-ARCE, P., GARCIA-GUINEA, J., BENAVENTE, D., TORMO, L., DOEHNE, E.
Deterioration of dolostone by magnesium sulphate salt: An example of incompatible building materials at Bonaval Monastery, Spain. Construction and Building Materials 23, 846-855

 


2008


DOMINGO, C., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., SANCHEZ-CORTES, S., FORT, R., GARCIA-RAMOS, J.V.
Possibilities of the molecular Infrared and Raman spectroscopies to monitor the polymerization process of water repellents and consolidants in stones.
Progress in Organic Coatings 63 (1), 5-12

 

FORT, R., FERNANDEZ-REVUELTA, B., VARAS, M.J., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., TABORDA, M.
Effect of anisotropy on Madrid-region Cretaceous dolostone durability in salt crystallization processes.
Materiales de Construcción, 58 (289-290), 161-177

http://materconstrucc.revistas.csic.es/index.php/materconstrucc/issue/monografico

 

GOMEZ-HERAS, M., FORT, R., MORCILLO M., MOLPECERES C., OCAÑA, J.L.
Laser heating: a minimally invasive technique for studying fire-generated heating in building stone.
Materiales de Construcción 58 (289-290), 203-217

http://materconstrucc.revistas.csic.es/index.php/materconstrucc/issue/monografico

 

VARAS, M.J., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., PEREZ-MONSERRAT, E., FORT, R.
Decay of the restoration render mortar of the church of San Manuel and San Benito, Madrid, Spain: results from optical and electron microscopy.
Materials Characterization 59 (11), 1531-1540 DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2007.11.008

 

VAZQUEZ-CALVO, C., GOMEZ TUBIO, B., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., ORTEGA FELIU, I., FORT, R., RESPALDIZA, M.A.
The use of a portable energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence spectrometer for the characterization of patinas from the architectural heritage of the Iberian peninsula.
X-Ray Spetrometry 37 (4), 399-409 DOI: 10.1002/xrs.1088

 

VARAS, M.J., ÁLVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
The influence of past protective treatments on the deterioration of historic stone façades: a case study.
Studies in Conservation 52, 110-125

 

GÓMEZ-HERAS, M., FORT, R., SMITH, B.J.
Influence of surface heterogeneities of building granite on its thermal microenvironment and its potential for the generation of thermal weathering.
Environmental Geology 56 (3-4), 547-560 (DOI 10.1007/S00254-008-1356-3)

 

FORT, R.
Natural stone and built heritage: The same field of research. La piedra Natural y el Patrimonio construido: Un mismo campo de investigación.
Materials Construcction 58 (289-290), 7-10

 


2007


FORT, R., VARAS, M.J., PEREZ-MONSERRAT, E., LUQUE, J., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., VAZQUEZ-CALVO, C.
Bricks of the walled complex of Talamanca de Jarama, Madrid: Criteria for their differentiation.
Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Cerámica y Vidrio 46, 145-152

 

GOMEZ-HERAS, M., FORT, R.
Patterns of halite (NaCl) crystallisation in building stone conditioned by laboratory heating regimes.
Environmental Geology 52 (2), 239-247

 

VARAS, M.J., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
The Origin and Development of Natural Cements: The Spanish Experience Construction and Building Materials 21, 436-445

 

VARAS, M.J., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
The influence of past protective treatments on the deterioration of historic stone façades: a case study.
Studies in Conservation 52, 110-124

 

VAZQUEZ-CALVO, C., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
Overview of recent knowledge of patinas on stone monuments: the Spanish experience The Geological Society of London.
Special Publications 271, 295-307.

 

VAZQUEZ-CALVO, C., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R., VARAS, M.J.
Characterization of patinas by means of microscopic techniques.
Materials Characterization 58, 1119-1132.

 


2006


GOMEZ-HERAS, M., SMITH, B.J., FORT, R.
Surface temperature differences between minerals in crystalline rocks: implications for granular disaggregation of granites through thermal fatigue.
Geomorphology 78, 236-249

 


2005


ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R., GOMEZ-HERAS, M.
The Monastery of Uclés (Cuenca, Spain): characterisation and deterioration of building materials
Materiales de Construcción, 54(275), 5-22

 

BENAVENTE, D., GARCIA DEL CURA, M.A., FORT, R., ORDOÑEZ, S.
Durability estimation of porous building stones from pore structure and strength
Engineering Geology 74, 113-127

 

GARCIA DEL CURA, M.A, BENAVENTE, D., BERNABEU, A., FORT, R., LA IGLESIA, A., ORDOÑEZ, S.
Microcrystaline limestone used as building stone: The Case of Gris Pulpis Stone.
Materiales de Construcción 55(227), 5-23

 

VARAS, M.J., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
Natural cement as precursor of portland cement: methodology for its identification
Cement and Concrete Research 35(11), 2055-2065.

 


2004


ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R., GOMEZ-HERAS, M.
Contributions of scanning electron microscopy to the assessment of the effectiveness of stone conservation treatments
Scanning 26(1), 41-47.

 

FORT, R., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., LÓPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C., MINGARRO, F., VARAS, M.J., SORIANO, J.
Characterization of the brickwork from Palacio del Infante Don Luis, Boadilla del Monte, Madrid (Spain)
Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Cerámica y Vidrio. 43, 2

 

FORT, R., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., MINGARRO, F., LOPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C.
Stone decay in XVIII century monuments due to iron corrosion. The royal palace, Madrid (Spain)
Building and Environment 39, 357-364

 

GOMEZ HERAS, M., BENAVENTE, D., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
Soluble salt minerals from pigeon droppings as potential contributors to the decay of stone based cultural heritage
European Journal of Mineralogy 16, 505-509

 

GOMEZ-HERAS, M., FORT, R.
Location of quarries of non-traditional stony materials in the architecture of Madrid: The Crypt of the Cathedral of Santa María la Real de la Almudena.
Materiales de Construcción, 54, 33-49

 


2003


ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
Protective patinas applied on stony façades of historical building in the past
Construction & Building Materials 17, 2, 83-89

 

BENAVENTE, D., MARTÍNEZ-VERDÚ, F, BERNABÉU, A., VIQUEIRA, V., FORT, R., GARCÍA DEL CURA, M.A., ILLUECA, C., ORDÓÑEZ, S.
Influence of surface roughness on color changes in building stones
Color Research and Application 28, 5, 343-351

 

FORT, R., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., MINGARRO, F., LÓPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C.
Chemical processes of alteration on the surface of building stones by antropogenic contamination
Afinidad LX, 507, 450-457

 

GOMEZ-HERAS, M., ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R., REBOLLAR, E., OUIJA, M., CASTILLEJO, M.
Laser removal of water repellent treatments on limestone
Applied Surface Science 219, 3-4, 290-299

 

SANCHO, C., FORT, R., BELMONTE, A.
Weathering rates of sandstone historic structures in semiarid environments (Ebro Basin, NE Spain)
Catena 53, 53-64

 


2002


ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
Characterizing the construction materials of historic building and evaluating possible preservation treatments for restoration purposes architectural heritage Geological Society of London.
Special Publications 205, 241-254.

 

FORT, R., BERNABÉU, A., GARCÍA DEL CURA, M.A., ORDOÑEZ, S., LOPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C., MINGARRO, F.
Novelda stone: a stone widely used within the Spanish architectural heritage
Materiales de Construcción 52, 266, 19-32

 

LOPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C, FORT, R., MINGARRO, F.
Conservation of the stone in Cibeles Fountain, Madrid, Spain
Materiales de Construcción 52, 265, 67-77

 


2001


ALVAREZ DE BUERGO, M., FORT, R.
A basic methodology for evaluating and selecting water-proofing treatments applied to carbonatic materials.
Progress in Organic Coatings 43, 258-266

 


2000


FORT, R., LOPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C., MINGARRO, F
Cleaning of stone materials in the Catedral de Valladolid (Spain)
Materiales de Construcción 50, 258, 37-50

 

FORT, R., LOPEZ DE AZCONA, M.C., MINGARRO, F., RODRIGUEZ, J.
Chromatic parameters as performance indicators for stone cleaning techniques.
Color Research and Application 25,6, 442-446

 


1999


BENAVENTE, D., GARCIA DEL CURA, M.A., FORT, R., ORDOÑEZ, S.
Thermodynamic modelling of charges induced by salt pressure crystallisation in porous media of stone.
Journal of Crystal Growth, 204, 168-178

 


1998


ORDOÑEZ, S., FORT, R., GARCIA DEL CURA, M.A.
Pore size distribution and the durability of a porous limestone.
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology, 30, 221-230

 

BENAVENTE, D., GARCIA DEL CURA, M.A., FORT, R., ORDOÑEZ, S.
Thermodynamic modelling of charges induced by salt pressure crystallisation in porous media of stone.
Journal of Crystal Growth, 204, 168-178

 


1997


ORDOÑEZ, S., FORT, R., GARCIA DEL CURA, M.A.
Pore size distribution and the durability of a porous limestone.
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology, 30, 221-230

 


1995


CALVO, J.P., JONES, B.F., BUSTILLO, M., FORT, R., ALONSO ZARZA, A.M., KENDALL, C.
Sedimentology and geochemistry of carbonates from lacustrine sequences in the Madrid Basin, central Spain.
Chemical Geology 123, 199-207

 


1993


BUSTILLO, M.A., FORT, R., BUSTILLO, M.
Specific surface area and ultramicroporosity in polymorphs of silica. European Journal of Mineralogy 5, 1024-1034.

 


1992


BUSTILLO M., FORT, R., ORDOÑEZ, S.
Genetic implications of trace-element distributions in carbonate and non-carbonate phases of limestones and dolostones from western Cantabria, Spain. Chemical Geology 97, 273-283.

 


1989


BUSTILLO, M., FORT, R., ORDOÑEZ, S.
The geochemistry of the Tertiary gypsum deposits near Chinchon Madrid, Basin Spain. Chemical Geology 70, 1/2, 5.

 




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