Academic thesis

Henriette Henning: Application of the corrosion measuring system »Musecorr« in comparison with the non-commercial »Oddy Test under normal conditions« Back
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Abstract: During the last 15 years, there has been an enormous improvement dealing with the strategies for
pollution control into museum environments. In order to deal with previous insufficient
monitoring strategies for gaseous pollutants in museums and to assess the potential risk of
pollutants on cultural assets, special measuring methods have been developed to detect the
exposure-effect in the environment.
This project analysed the application of the recently developed measuring system »MUSECORR« in
comparison to the non-commercial Oddy Test under normal conditions to a museum from an
ecological and conservational point of view. The both corrosion measurement methods were
applied to selected exhibition areas located in the GRASSI museum for ethnology in Leipzig.
The corrosive environmental conditions were analysed and interpreted over a period of six
months, taking in consideration the climatic and laboratory reference measurements as well as
the influencing factors. Once having the results and combining them, an individual pollution
control strategy and a conservational comparison of the two corrosion measurement systems
were carried out. The results after comparing both systems also helped to provide a precise
recommendation for the different needs of a museum.


Keywords: Preventive Conservation, Pollutants, Emissions, Measuring System, Corrosion Measuring System, Sustainability
  • academic institution: Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin
  • kind of theses:  Masterarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Alexandra Jeberien
  • assistant Tutor:  Prof. Frank Reichert
  • date:  2016
  • Language:  German
  • pages:  275
Henriette Henning
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