JAIC 1991, Volume 30, Number 2, Article 7 (pp. 197 to 201)
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JAIC 1991, Volume 30, Number 2, Article 7 (pp. 197 to 201)

THE CONTROL OF INSECT PESTS IN MUSEUM COLLECTIONS:THE EFFECTS OF LOW TEMPERATURE ON STEGOBIUM PANICEUM (LINNEAUS), THE DRUGSTORE BEETLE

MARK GILBERG, & AGNES BROKERHOF




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AUTHOR INFORMATION

MARK GILBERG has a B.S. and an M.S. from Stanford University, where he investigated the redox properties of transition metal centers. He served as research assistant in the Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University Medical Center. He received his Ph.D. from the University of London Institute of Archaeology, with a dissertation on applications of liquid ammonia in conservation. Subsequently he joined the Conservation Processes Research Division of the Canadian Conservation Institute. He is presently scientific officer in the Materials Conservation Division of the Australian Museum. Address: Australian Museum, Materials Conservation, 6–8 College Street, P.O. Box A285, Sydney South, N.S.W. 2000.

AGNESW. BROKERHOF studied chemistry at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, majoring in analytical chemistry and receiving an M.Sc. in 1987. After receiving her B.A. in art history from the University of Leiden in 1988, she combined both disciplines in conservation research and worked at the Central Research Laboratory for Objects of Art and Science in Amsterdam. In 1989 she went to Australia and worked at the Australian Museum in Sydney. Currently she is undertaking research on the control of clothes moths at CSIRO/University of Canberra, with a scholarship from the Australian European Awards Program. Address: CSIRO Division of Entomology, Stored Grain Research Division Laboratory, Canberra, ACT, Australia.


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