International Journal of Geophysics

Noninvasive Sensing Techniques and Geophysical Methods for Cultural Heritage and Civil Infrastructures Monitoring


Publishing date
15 Jul 2011
Status
Published
Submission deadline
15 Jan 2011

1Istituto per il Rilevamento Elettromagnetico dell'Ambiente, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Via Diocleziano 328, 80 124 Napoli, Italy

2Italian Research Council, Institute for Archaeological and Architectural Heritage, 85050 Tito Scalo, Italy

3Utsi Electronics Ltd, Cambridge CB22 7NZ, UK


Noninvasive Sensing Techniques and Geophysical Methods for Cultural Heritage and Civil Infrastructures Monitoring

Description

The preservation of both the cultural heritage and civil infrastructures represents a bench mark of the cultural and social development of a society. In this framework, a good practice is based on an accurate monitoring and diagnostics of the structure able to provide information on materials and state of deterioration and to manage situations after and during crisis events.

Today an increased awareness of the cultural value of monuments to be restored, economic motivations, and the necessity of fastness in surveys have raised the importance of nondestructive monitoring and diagnostic techniques.

The SI is aimed at presenting the state-of-art and novel instrumentation, sensing techniques, as well as data processing approaches to perform nondestructive diagnostics and monitoring of the surface and of the internal status of the structure. Furthermore, attention will be posed to the integration of the classical geophysical techniques with new emerging surface and subsurface sensing techniques for a multidepth, multiresolution, and multiscale monitoring. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • The state of art and progress of the geophysical techniques (self-potential, EMI, ERT, GPR) in the framework of the cultural heritage and civil engineering diagnostics with a focus on the novelty of the instrumentation and data acquisition/processing techniques and on the presentation of applications of high cultural/technical interest
  • Approaches based on the integration of geophysical techniques, stress wave tests (sonic and ultrasonic), and infrared thermography
  • Diagnostics for the study of artistic artefacts and in general of the surface of the structure, based on hyperspectral and multispectral imagery, infrared reflectography, infrared thermography, and other high frequencies electromagnetic techniques
  • Integration of GPR and stress wave tests with chemical and physical analyses for the characterization of materials and constructive techniques of monuments and civil structures
  • Techniques of high-resolution digital seismic noise measurement for the identification of resonance frequencies of buildings
  • Active (SAR, lidar) and passive (traditional aerial image to multispectral/hyperspectral data) satellite and airborne data processing for global vision of the structure

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijgp/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/ according to the following timetable:


Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2011
  • - Article ID 487679
  • - Editorial

Noninvasive Sensing Techniques and Geophysical Methods for Cultural Heritage and Civil Infrastructures Monitoring

Francesco Soldovieri | Jean Dumoulin | ... | Erica Utsi
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2011
  • - Article ID 989354
  • - Research Article

Automatic Road Pavement Assessment with Image Processing: Review and Comparison

Sylvie Chambon | Jean-Marc Moliard
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2011
  • - Article ID 258043
  • - Research Article

Multidisciplinary Approach to a Recovery Plan of Historical Buildings

Luciana Orlando
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2011
  • - Article ID 204976
  • - Research Article

Noninvasive Remote Sensing Techniques for Infrastructures Diagnostics

Angelo Palombo | Stefano Pignatti | ... | Simone Pascucci
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2011
  • - Article ID 514970
  • - Research Article

Road Networks Winter Risk Estimation Using On-Board Uncooled Infrared Camera for Surface Temperature Measurements over Two Lanes

M. Marchetti | M. Moutton | ... | J. Dumoulin
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2011
  • - Article ID 392676
  • - Research Article

A Combined Methodology for Landslide Risk Mitigation in Basilicata Region by Using LIDAR Technique and Rockfall Simulation

G. Colangelo | A. Guariglia
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2011
  • - Article ID 496123
  • - Research Article

Site Assessment of Multiple-Sensor Approaches for Buried Utility Detection

Alexander C. D. Royal | Phil R. Atkins | ... | Christopher D. F. Rogers
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2011
  • - Article ID 974518
  • - Research Article

Application of the Cylindrical Wave Approach to the Simulation of Buried Utilities

Fabrizio Frezza | Lara Pajewski | ... | Giuseppe Schettini
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2011
  • - Article ID 874347
  • - Research Article

Integrated Methodologies for the 3D Survey and the Structural Monitoring of Industrial Archaeology: The Case of the Casalecchio di Reno Sluice, Italy

Gabriele Bitelli | Giorgia Gatta | ... | Antonio Zanutta
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2011
  • - Article ID 917306
  • - Research Article

Multitemporal Satellite Images for Knowledge of the Assyrian Capital Cities and for Monitoring Landscape Transformations in the Upper Course of Tigris River

Giuseppe Scardozzi
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