Risk Assessment and Management Strategies at Local Level

  • Tim Yates
  • Miloš Drdácký
  • Stanislav Pospíšil
  • Terje Grøntoft

This chapter looks at ways that the techniques and procedures described in the previous chapters can serve as tools for owners and managers including local authorities responsible for objects of cultural heritage. All of them have their benefits and usually a combined use of some of them can be an efficient tool in the efforts of reducing the risk and consequently the maintenance cost. The chapter examines ways that mapping and modelling can be used to build extra layers onto the earlier maps and extrapolations presented for pollution. Pollution maps are developed into corrosion and soiling maps by application of the dose-response functions presented in Chapters 3 and 4. This chapter returns to the theme of scale and shows how broad patterns may be transformed by local influences.


Cultural Heritage Deposition Velocity Indoor Concentration Historical Monument Indoor Source 
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The authors are grateful to all the members of CULT-STRAT and other co-operative projects for their help with this chapter. We are grateful to Petr Měchura, ITAM and Petr Chotěbor from the Czech President’s Office.



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Yates
    • 1
  • Miloš Drdácký
    • 2
  • Stanislav Pospíšil
    • 2
  • Terje Grøntoft
    • 3
  1. 1.BRE-Building Research Establishment, Ltd.GarstonUK
  2. 2.Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ITAM)Czech Republic
  3. 3.NILU – Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Urban Environment and IndustryKjellerNorway

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