Description: Heritage Science is an open access journal publishing
original peer-reviewed research covering:
- Understanding of the manufacturing processes, provenances, and
environmental contexts of material types, objects, and buildings, of
cultural significance including their historical significance.
- Understanding and prediction of physico-chemical and biological
degradation processes of cultural artefacts, including climate change,
and predictive heritage studies.
- Development and application of analytical and imaging methods or
equipments for non-invasive, non-destructive or portable analysis of
artwork and objects of cultural significance to identify component
materials, degradation products and deterioration markers.
- Development and application of invasive and destructive methods for
understanding the provenance of objects of cultural significance.
- Development and critical assessment of treatment materials and
methods for artwork and objects of cultural significance.
- Development and application of statistical methods and algorithms
for data analysis to further understanding of culturally significant
- Publication of reference and corpus datasets as supplementary
information to the statistical and analytical studies above.
- Description of novel technologies that can assist in the
understanding of cultural heritage.
Country: United Kingdom
Publisher: BioMed Central
Frequency: As articles are ready to be published
Fee information current as of 15 July 2013
Subscription fee or article fee: No
Publication fee for authors: At launch, all publication costs for
articles in Heritage Science are covered by the journal
Abstracts language: English
Start year: 2013
Keywords: Preservation, Artifacts, Cultural Heritage
Subject: Chemistry, History and Archeology
Date posted: 15 July 2013