PollutantsAre Museum Collections Self-Destructing?<br />Ann Fenech<br />a.fenech@ucl.ac.uk<br />
Definition<br />“Pollutant:  substance present in greater than natural concentrations that has a net detrimental effect up...
Breaking it Down<br />“Pollutant:   substance present in greater than natural concentrations that has a net detrimental ef...
Breaking it Down<br />“Pollutant:   substance present in greater than natural concentrations that has a net detrimental ef...
c<br />c<br />Fenech A, Strlič M, Cigić IK, Levart A, Gibson LT, de Bruin G, Ntanos K, Kolar J, Cassar M (2010) ‘Volatile ...
Fenech A, Strlič M, Cigić IK, Levart A, Gibson LT, de Bruin G, Ntanos K, Kolar J, Cassar M (2010) ‘Volatile Aldehydes in L...
Breaking it Down<br />“Pollutant:   substance present in greater than natural concentrations that has a net detrimental ef...
Breaking it Down<br />“Pollutant:   substance present in greater than natural concentrations that has a net detrimental ef...
Self-Destructing Cycle<br />
Heritage Smells<br />
Thank You<br />a.fenech@ucl.ac.uk<br />
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Pollutants - are Museum Objects Self-Destructing

Presentation given at the 1st Bite-Size Lunchtime Lectures at UCL - 4th March 2011
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Pollutants - are Museum Objects Self-Destructing

  • 1. PollutantsAre Museum Collections Self-Destructing?<br />Ann Fenech<br />a.fenech@ucl.ac.uk<br />
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  • 4. Definition<br />“Pollutant:  substance present in greater than natural concentrations that has a net detrimental effect upon its environment<br />
  • 5. Breaking it Down<br />“Pollutant:   substance present in greater than natural concentrations that has a net detrimental effect upon its environment”<br />Substance<br />What substance?<br />Greater than Natural Concentrations<br />Where do they come from?<br />Net Detrimental Effect<br />What is this effect?<br />
  • 6. Breaking it Down<br />“Pollutant:   substance present in greater than natural concentrations that has a net detrimental effect upon its environment”<br />Substance<br />What substance?<br />Greater than Natural Concentrations<br />Where do they come from?<br />Net Detrimental Effect<br />What is this effect?<br />
  • 7. c<br />c<br />Fenech A, Strlič M, Cigić IK, Levart A, Gibson LT, de Bruin G, Ntanos K, Kolar J, Cassar M (2010) ‘Volatile Aldehydes in Libraries and Archives’ Atmospheric Environment 44(17): 2067-2073<br />
  • 8. Fenech A, Strlič M, Cigić IK, Levart A, Gibson LT, de Bruin G, Ntanos K, Kolar J, Cassar M (2010) ‘Volatile Aldehydes in Libraries and Archives’ Atmospheric Environment 44(17): 2067-2073<br />
  • 9. Breaking it Down<br />“Pollutant:   substance present in greater than natural concentrations that has a net detrimental effect upon its environment”<br />Substance<br />What substance?<br />Greater than Natural Concentrations<br />Where do they come from?<br />Net Detrimental Effect<br />What is this effect?<br />
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  • 14. Breaking it Down<br />“Pollutant:   substance present in greater than natural concentrations that has a net detrimental effect upon its environment”<br />Substance<br />What substance?<br />Greater than Natural Concentrations<br />Where do they come from?<br />Net Detrimental Effect<br />What is this effect?<br />
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  • 16. Self-Destructing Cycle<br />
  • 17. Heritage Smells<br />
  • 18. Thank You<br />a.fenech@ucl.ac.uk<br />
  • 19. NIOSH Formaldehyde TWA: 16 ppb<br />Fenech A, Strlič M, Cigić IK, Levart A, Gibson LT, de Bruin G, Ntanos K, Kolar J, Cassar M (2010) ‘Volatile Aldehydes in Libraries and Archives’ Atmospheric Environment 44(17): 2067-2073<br />