It is peer reviewed, with one issue peryear. Articles are available as downloadable pdf files.
It is edited by the Dipartimento di Storie e Metodi per la Conservazione dei Beni Cultuali, Università di Bologna; Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca in Ingegneria dell'Automazione e dei Sistemi, Università di Palermo; EUREKA project, European Agency Cultural Heritage Research Area CNR. The scientific editor is Salvatore Lorusso.
Topics covered include:
- use of appropriate methodologies and analytical techniques for the characterization of historical masterpieces that are part of the cultural heritage and for the evaluation of the preservation state
- assessment of atmospheric pollution and correlated decay of monuments and historical-artistic setting
- computer science and cultural heritage: methods for data elaboration and cataloguing