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Geosciencies Institute IGEO (CSIC-UCM)
St. José Antonio Nováis 12. Madrid 28040. Spain
Tfno: (34) 91 3944903/4902/5166

Petrología aplicada a la Conservación del Patrimonio

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

 

Muñoz L., Sierra-Fernandez 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.

 

Gomez-Villalba L.S., Sierra-Fernandez 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

 

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

 


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

 

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

 

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

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/130154

 

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

 

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 Advances, in press (2016)

http://hdl.handle.net/10261/132525

 

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, 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

 

Ortega-Becerril J.A., Gómez-Heras M., Fort R. & Wohl E.
How does anisotropy in bedrock river granitic outcrops influence pothole genesis and development?. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, in press (2016)

http://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/140327

 

Mota M.I., Fort R., Álvarez 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 (DOI: 10.1007/s12520-016-0434-9)

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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: 139 - 148

 


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://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/118159

 

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

 

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

 

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://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/113823

 

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)

 

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 357, Part B, 1369-1379 (2015)

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 


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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

La Russa M.F., Rovella N., Alvarez 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
(DOI: 10.1016/porgcoat.2015.11.011)

 


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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