JAIC 1990, Volume 29, Number 2, Article 8 (pp. 207 to 220)
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JAIC 1990, Volume 29, Number 2, Article 8 (pp. 207 to 220)

MEASURING THE RATE OF ATMOSPHERIC CORROSION IN MICROCLIMATES

HARALD BERNDT




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AUTHOR INFORMATION

HARALD BERNDT has been assistant specialist at the University of California Forest Products Laboratory, Wood Artifacts Conservation and Timber Mechanics Group, since 1985. He is the 1989–90 vice president/program chair of the Bay Area Art Conservation Guild. He holds an M.S. degree in wood science and technology from the University of California, Berkeley, and the degree of Diplom-Holzwirt from the University of Hamburg, Germany. He has published articles in the ACS Symposium Series, Journal of Wood Conservation, and AIC preprints. Address: University of California at Berkeley, Forest Products Laboratory, 1301 South 46th St., Richmond, Calif. 94804.


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