Nitrogen for Biodeterioration Control on Museum Collections

  • Nieves Valentin
  • Frank Preusser
Part of the Biodeterioration Research book series (BIOR, volume 3)


The conservation and preservation of biodeteriorated art materials is one of the most critical problems in museum collections. Recently, an increasing number of methods have been used to identify and eliminate biological contamination on valuable ancient objects (Polacheck, 1988).


Oxygen Concentration Ethylene Oxide High Relative Humidity Radioactive Tracer Fungal Activity 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nieves Valentin
    • 1
  • Frank Preusser
    • 1
  1. 1.The Getty Conservation InstituteMarina del ReyUSA

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