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A controlled field experiment to investigate the deterioration of earthen heritage by wind and rain

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Earthen heritage constitutes 10% of sites on the World Heritage List and many of these sites are experiencing extensive deterioration caused by environmental forces, such as wind and rain. This study used a well-established test wall to investigate the impact of environmental conditions on the deterioration of earthen heritage at the remote and under-studied site of Suoyang Ancient City, Gansu Province, China, which is exhibiting widespread deterioration. Test walls have previously been used ...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s40494-019-0293-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Heritage Science Journal website
Volume:
7
Article number:
51
Publication date:
2019-07-15
Acceptance date:
2019-07-05
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EISSN:
2050-7445
ISSN:
2050-7445
Source identifiers:
1036288
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pubs:1036288
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uuid:2b55827e-a6d1-4adf-8b9f-b5679826d70b
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pubs:1036288
Deposit date:
2019-09-02

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