Indoor Air Pollution:

Detection and Prevention

held at:
Instituut Collectie Nederland, Amsterdam, The Nederlands
26-27 August 1999

Presentation Abstracts and Additional Notes


Agnes W. Brokerhof
The Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage

Lorraine Gibson
The University of Strathclyde
(formerly of the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage)

horizontal ruler


Foreword, Introduction, Aims and Summary of Conclusions

Presentation Abstracts:


1) Lorraine Gibson: Formaldehyde vapour collection: a laboratory study

2) Michele Raychaudhuri: Formaldehyde collection and detection

3) Frank Ligterink: Fundamental considerations of air monitoring

4) Simon Watts: Hydrogen sulphide levels in museums: what do they mean

5) Jean Tétreault: Standards for levels of pollutants in museums: part II

6) Cecily Grzywacz: A new blue on the bronze: sodium copper acetate carbonate

7) Bart Ankersmit: Recent investigations into the sulphidation of silver

8) Giovanna Di Pietro and Frank Ligterink: Gas diffusion related degradation patterns


9) Frank Ligterink : Application of the Hoetjer equation in climate control studies

10) Morten Ryhl-Svendsen : The pleasures and pains of emission chambers - the construction of an emission test chamber at the National Museum of Denmark

11) Karen Potje : A comparison of three test methods used to determine the effectiveness of epoxy and latex paints as vapour barriers

12) Cecily Grzywacz : The benefit of materials testing and indoor air quality

13) Kath Eremin : Materials testing for the Museum of Scotland: Did it prevent pollutants?

14) Monika Fjaestad : A review of indoor air pollution measurements and counter-measures in Swedish museums

15) Barry Finn and Mick Morris : New results on sorbents for acetic acid in museum air

16) Graham Noble : Barriers and sorbents for the prevention of sulphidation of silver

17) Jean Tétreault : Summary of Control Procedures to prevent damages caused by Contaminants

18) Cecily Grzywacz : Mitigation - does it work? Is it always an improvement?

List of Attendees

This document has been collated and prepared by the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage. Enquiries and correspondence should be addressed to The Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage, GabriŽl Metsustraat 8, 1071 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Responsibility for statements made in the abstracts and summary discussion statements printed herein rests solely with the contributors.

Copyright © 2000: Instituut Collectie Nederland, "IAQ in Museums and Archives Website", and the individual Authors

HTML by Morten Ryhl-Svendsen, May 2000

horizontal ruler

[ Page up ]     [ IAP Group homepage ]     [ Main IAQ in Museums homepage ]     [ Search site ]


Indoor Air Quality in Museums and Archives
© May 11th, 2000

Valid HTML 3.2!