The new think tank managed by the Initiative for Heritage Conservancy (IHC) and in partnership with ICCROM (the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property), the University of KENT, the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and University College London - Qatar (UCL-Qatar) organised the first international colloquium on Climate Change and its Impact on Preservation Management of Archaeological Sites. It took place in the Acropolis Museum from the 2nd to the 4th of April 2012.
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Peter Brimblecombe: Historic Effects of Climate Change on Heritage Assets
Stefan Michalski: Current Risks to Archaeological Sites: Assess Globally, Assess Locally
Erasmo Buonomo: Using Current Climate Models
David Orrell: Preserving Ancient Cultural Monuments: Climate Models and the Need for Prediction
Christos Zerefos: Manmade Changes in the Environment of Greece through 2100
Peter Brimblecombe: Changes in Cumulative Processes of Deterioration
Rohit Jigyasu: What will change exactly? Changes in the Occurence of Catastrophic Events
Sujeong Lee: Effects of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage: To be or not to be in Decision Making.
John Fidler: Local Management ChangesEvangelos Kyriakidis: Climate Change Impact on Values of Minoan Archaeological Sites
Tom Andrews: Climate Change and the Archaeology of Alpine Ice Patches: A Case Study from the Northwest Territories, Canada
Ehud Galili: Sea Level Rise and Coastal Erosion
Tuesday 3/4/2012 and Wednesday 4/4/2012- Discussion
We would like to record our gratitude to the "Stavros Niarchos" Foundation for their generous support of this project