English   español  
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10261/57943
Share/Impact:
Statistics
logo share SHARE logo core CORE   Add this article to your Mendeley library MendeleyBASE

Visualizar otros formatos: MARC | Dublin Core | RDF | ORE | MODS | METS | DIDL | DATACITE
Exportar a otros formatos:

Title

Bioreceptivity of building stones: a review

AuthorsMiller, A. Z. ; Sanmartín, P.; Pereira Pardo, L.; Dionísio, A.; Sáiz-Jiménez, Cesáreo ; Macedo, M. F.; Prieto, B.
Issue Date2012
PublisherElsevier
CitationScience of the Total Environment 426: 1- 12 (2012)
AbstractIn 1995, Guillitte defined bioreceptivity, a new term in ecology, as the ability of a material to be colonized by living organisms. Information about the bioreceptivity of stone is of great importance since it will help us to understand the material properties which influence the development of biological colonization in the built environment, and will also provide useful information as regards selecting stones for the conservation of heritage monuments and construction of new buildings. Studies of the bioreceptivity of stone materials are reviewed here with the aim of providing a clear set of conclusions on the topic. Definitions of bioreceptivity are given, stone bioreceptivity experiments are described, and finally the stone properties related to bioreceptivity are discussed. We suggest that a standardized laboratory protocol for evaluating stone bioreceptivity and definition of a stone bioreceptivity index are required to enable creation of a database on the primary bioreceptivity of stone materials.
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/57943
DOIhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.03.026
Identifiersdoi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.03.026
issn: 0048-9697
e-issn: 1879-1026
Appears in Collections:(IRNAS) Artículos
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
accesoRestringido.pdf15,38 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
View/Open
Show full item record
Review this work
 


WARNING: Items in Digital.CSIC are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.