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Evaluation of the suitability of conservationally acceptable materials for treating wood in the polar environment to reduce wood deterioration.
Entry ID: K021_1998_2008_NZ_4

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Abstract: In the 1998-1999 season, three test racks with wood panels were erected near the three historic huts at Hut Point, Cape Evans and Cape Royds. The racks were placed outside the historic hut boundaries but in exposed sites. The panels contained blocks of wood measuring 100mm x 150mm x 50mm in size. There were two types of wood used for each block, Pinus radiata and Baltic pine. The blocks of wood ... View entire text
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Description: University of Minnesota's project homepage. These are joint collaborators with the University of Waikato Publications (pdf) are available on this website and all wood samples are held here.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.55   S: -77.85   E: 166.63   W: 166.17

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01
Stop Date: 2008-01-01
ISO Topic Category
start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

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Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Phone: +64 7 838 4704
Fax: +64 7 838 4976
Email: r.farrell at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Biological Sciences
The University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
City: Hamilton
Postal Code: 3105
Country: New Zealand
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Farrell, R.L. Blanchette, R.A. Auger, M. Duncan, S.M. Held, B.W. Jurgens, J.E. Minasaki, R. Scientific evaluation of deterioration in historic huts of Ross Island, Antarctica. In: Polar monuments and sites cultural heritage work in the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Oslo: ICOMOS. 2004. pp.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-06-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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