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Characterization of Biofilms Growing on Brick Facades of La Plata Cathedral
Año:2016
Áreas de investigación
  • Biodiversidad,
  • Microbiología,
  • Materiales de construccion,
  • Conservacion patrimonio historico artístico,
  • Restauración del patrimonio
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Descripción
Cathedrals, churches, cemeteries are part of the cultural heritage of urban communities. Conservation actions that are carried out on such monuments have to be accompanied by a careful analysis of biotic and abiotic agents that impact the materials of their facades. The goal of this paper is to assess the development of biofilms on brick facades at La Plata Cathedral (Argentina). La Plata Cathedral is the main Catholic Church in Neogothic style in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and one of the largest in Latin America. It was projected by Ing. P. Benoit and built in the period 1884-99. Since then the complex microbial communities forming biofilms on La Plata Cathedral are quite diverse including bacteria, fungi, diatoms and other algae. By SEM we observed grooves and pitting that could be caused by the attack of fungi and phototrophs on the substrate (brick). Bacteria, cyanobacteria and fungi produce acid metabolites, which enhance the aggressive effects of climate and play an important role in the biogeochemical deterioration of construction materials.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
Latin American Biodeterioration and Biodegradation Symposium LABS9
Tipo de participación
970
Lugar del congreso
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
02/10/2016
Fecha fin congreso
05/10/2016
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Participantes
  • Autor: Patricia S. Guiamet (INIFTA-CONICET, La Plata (Argentina))
  • Autor: Pedro M. Martín-Sánchez (Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), Berlin (Alemania))
  • Autor: Ana Maria Garcia Ruiz (UPM)
  • Autor: Diego Alejandro Moreno Gomez (UPM)
  • Autor: Anna A. Gorbushina (Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), Berlin (Alemania))
  • Autor: Patricia Battistoni (INIFTA-CONICET, La Plata (Argentina))
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Bioingeniería y Materiales (BIO-MAT)
  • Departamento: Física Aplicada e Ingeniería de Materiales
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