Sunday, March 7, 2010

New conservation science journal

Thanks to the blog A Ciência e a Arte for a tip on a new conservation science journal.

 The International Journal of Conservation Science (IJCS) is a high quality peer-reviewed journal devoted to the publication of original research papers in applied conservation science and its broad range of applications. 

      The topics cover all disciplines and branches of modern scientific conservation, including different aspects on general conservation theory, scientific investigation of works of art, authentication, determination of conservation state, compatibility studies for preservation and restoration procedures and monitoring of interventions effectiveness, etiopathology of historic and natural monuments, studies on the mechanisms of deterioration and degradation for different materials as structural and ornamental elements, impact of the environmental factors or agents on monuments and ecosystems, obtaining and characterization of new materials and procedures for preservation and restoration, new methodologies for scientific investigation, cross-related problems concerning research applied to conservation science. 

      Review articles in selected areas are published from time to time.

      Accepted types of paper
      IJCS publishes original research papers, review articles, survey articles and book and project reviews in all areas dedicated to applied conservation of natural and cultural heritage and other related areas of environmental science and engineering.

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