Biodeterioration of cultural assets, reviewed at tv program “Espacio Protegido”

Canal Sur tv program “Espacio protegido” broadcasted last march 18th a report under the title of “The enemies of Cultural Heritage” in which Cesareo Saiz-Jimenez, IRNAS Research Professor, talked about the biodeterioration of cultural assets. In this program, he showed biodeterioration effects on three Sevillian elements of Cultural Heritage dated in the Roman times: […]

(Español) Defensa de la tesis doctoral de D. Javier Tejedor Cano

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Meeting of the research team involved in the conservation of Cueva Pintada (Gáldar) with the presence of a member of IRNAS

The 2nd Research Seminar Cueva Pintada, under the title “The conservation at Cueva Pintada: new techniques for old challenges ” was held at Gáldar (Gran Canaria) the days 5 and 6 of March, developing the work sessions of the research team as well as moments for sharing with the public the studies to […]

Cork oak decline and its consequences for the forest regeneration

The predicted increase of tree decline episodes as a consequence of temperature rise could have an important impact in forest regeneration dynamics, and therefore in the future composition of forests.

A research team in the IRNAS, with the collaboration of the University of Basel (Switzerland), has studied how cork oak (Q. […]

Participative Workshop on the remediation of contaminated soils in the Guadiamar

The Guadiamar Green Corridor (in Sevilla province) is one of the 17 case studies within the Euroepan project RECARE (2014-2018), which main aim is to find ways of assessing the current threats to soils and finding innovative solutions to prevent further soil degradation across Europe.

On February 19th 2015 we had […]

Jorge Rencoret, from the IRNAS research group “Lignocellulosic Materials of Industrial Interest” will impart a conference that will take place in Abengoa (Campus Palmas Altas) entitled “Plants Designed with Modified Lignins for their Improved Industrial Processing”

Presentación abengoa

On 23th February, Dr. Jorge Rencoret, from the IRNAS research group “Lignocellulosic Materials of Industrial Interest” will impart a conference that will take place in Abengoa (Campus Palmas Altas) entitled “Plants Designed with Modified Lignins for their Improved Industrial Processing”.

Lignin is a complex phenolic polymer of the […]

3rd European Biochar Summer School

The next 3rd European Biochar Summer School devoted to “Chemical and physical characterization of bio- and hydrochars and their application in the field” will take place in Seville (Spain), 1-6 March 2015.

This summer School will be organised by José María de la Rosa and Heike Knicker, researchers from IRNAS-CSIC, and is funded […]

Next March 6th, the epigraphic stela of Montoro (Córdoba) will be presented to the public

Next March 6th, at 19:00 hours at Montoro’s local Archaeological Museum “Santiago Cano and Consuelo Turrión” a dissemination conference will be held with the goal of presenting to the public the studies performed on the epigraphic stela conserved in the dependences of that museum. The conference will be given by the PhDs Leonardo García Sanjuán […]

Microbiology of ceilings and paintings of Santa María la Blanca

Members of the IRNAS Research Group “Environmental Microbiology and Cultural Heritage” will collaborate with the conservation-restoration enterprise Ágora, S.L. in the studies previous to the restoration of pargettings and wall paintings of the Sevillian church of Santa María la Blanca. This collaboration comes from several years and has had as exponents the restoration of the […]

(Español) Defensa de la tesis doctoral de Irene Domínguez Moñino, titulada “Evaluación y Control de Comunidades Microbianas en Cuevas Turísticas”

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