• A Methodology for Long-Term Monitoring of Climate Change Impacts on Historic Buildings 

      Haugen, Annika; Bertolin, Chiara; Leijonhufvud, gustav; Olstad, Tone Marie; Broström, Tor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      A new methodology for long-term monitoring of climate change impacts on historic buildings and interiors has been developed. This paper proposes a generic framework for how monitoring programs can be developed and describes ...
    • A novel proxy and the sea level rise in Venice, Italy, from 1350 to 2014 

      Camuffo, Dario; Bertolin, Chiara; schenal, patrizia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The evolution of relative sea level (RSL) in Venice, Italy, is crucial for the safeguarding of the city and it is now possible to extend our knowledge back to 1350, including the whole Little Ice Age and modern global ...
    • Adapting Cultural Heritage to Climate Change Risks: Perspectives of Cultural Heritage Experts in Europe 

      Sesana, Elena; Gagnon, Alexandre S.; Bertolin, Chiara; Hughes, John (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Changes in rainfall patterns, humidity, and temperature, as well as greater exposure to severe weather events, has led to the need for adapting cultural heritage to climate change. However, there is limited research ...
    • Aurorae observed by Giuseppe Toaldo in Padua (1766-1797) 

      Dominguez-Castro, Fernando; Vaquero, Jose Manuel; Bertolin, Chiara; Gallego, Maria Cruz; De La Guia, Cristina; Camuffo, Dario (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      A record is presented of the auroral observations made by Giuseppe Toaldo and his assistant Vincenzo Chiminello in Padua, Italy, in the second half of the 18th century. The historical sources consulted include the original ...
    • Communicating hydrological hazard-prone areas in Italy with geospatial probability maps 

      Diodato, Nazzareno; borrelli, Pasquale; Panagos, Panos; Bellocchi, Gianni; Bertolin, Chiara (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The recurrence of storm aggressiveness and the associated erosivity density are detrimental hydrological features for soil conservation and planning. The present work illustrates for the first time downscaled spatial pattern ...
    • European summer temperatures since Roman times 

      Luterbacher, Jürg; Werner, Johannes; Smerdon, Jason E.; Fernández-Donado, Laura; González-Rouco, Fidel J.; Barriopedro, David E.; Ljungqvist, Fredrik Carpentier; Büntgen, Ulf; Zorita, Eduardo Valera; Wagner, Sebastian; Esper, Jan; McCarroll, Danny; Toreti, Andrea; Frank, David C.; Jungclaus, Jojann H.; Barriendos, Mariano; Bertolin, Chiara; Bothe, Oliver; Brázdil, Rudolf; Camuffo, Dario; Dobrovolný, Petr; Gagen, Mary H.; Garcia-Bustamante, Elena; Ge, Q.; Guiot, Joël; Gómez-Navarro, Juan José; Hao, Z.; Hegerl, Gabi C.; Holmgren, Karin; Klimenko, Vladimir V.; Martin-Chivelet, Javier; Pfister, Christian; Roberts, Neil; Schindler, Anne; Schurer, Andrew P.; Solomina, Olga N.; Von Gunten, Lucien; Wahl, Eugene R.; Wanner, Heinz; Wetter, Oliver; Xoplaki, Elena; Yuan, Naiming; Zanchettin, Davide; Zhang, Huan; Zerefos, Christos S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      The spatial context is critical when assessing present-day climate anomalies, attributing them to potential forcings and making statements regarding their frequency and severity in a long-term perspective. Recent international ...
    • Increasing the Resilience of Cultural Heritage to Climate Change through the application of a Learning Strategy 

      Sesana, Elena; Bertolin, Chiara; Loli, Arian; Gagnon, Alexandre S.; Hughes, John; Leissner, Johanna (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      There is growing concern about the threat posed by climate change to cultural heritage, notably to World Heritage properties. Climate change is triggering changes in rainfall patterns, humidity and temperature, as well as ...
    • Indoor Multi-Risk Scenarios of Climate Change Effects on Building Materials in Scandinavian Countries 

      Loli, Arian; Bertolin, Chiara (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Within the built environment, historic buildings are among the most vulnerable structures to the climate change impact. In the Scandinavian countries, the risk from climatic changes is more pronounced and the right adaptation ...
    • Mitigating Climate Change in the Cultural Built Heritage Sector 

      sesana, elena; Bertolin, Chiara; Gagnon, Alexandre S.; Hughes, john (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Climate change mitigation targets have put pressure to reduce the carbon footprint of cultural heritage buildings. Commonly adopted measures to decrease the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of historical buildings are targeted ...
    • Preservation of Cultural Heritage and Resources Threatened by Climate Change 

      Bertolin, Chiara (Book, 2019)
      This book presents a print version of the Special Issue of the journal Geosciences dedicated to the “Preservation of Cultural Heritage and Resources Threatened by Climate Change.” With a wide spectrum of data, case studies, ...
    • Preservation of Distemper Painting: Indoor Monitoring Tools for Risk Assessment and Decision Making in Kvernes Stave Church 

      Olstad, Tone Marie; Ørnhøi, Anne Apalnes; Jernæs, Nina Kjølsen; De Ferri, Lavinia; Freeman, Ashley Amanda; Bertolin, Chiara (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Precipitation Measurement Missions (PMMs) include two earth satellite missions, namely, the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM, 1997–2015) and the Global ...
    • Quantifying Environmental Impacts of Temporary Housing at the Urban Scale: Intersection of Vulnerability and Post-Hurricane Relief in New Orleans 

      McConnell, Claire Ellen; Bertolin, Chiara (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The increasing risk and exposure of people and assets to natural hazards and disasters suggests an increasing need for temporary housing following disasters. Resilience to natural hazards is dependent on the resources ...
    • Refurbishment of historic buildings at a district scale: Enhancement of cultural value and emission reduction potential 

      Loli, Arian; Bertolin, Chiara; Kleiven, Tommy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The historic buildings have a significant value in providing a sense of identity to the cities and the community. On the other hand, due to their age, they show the highest ratio of living discomfort and energy consumption. ...
    • Sustainable interventions in historic buildings: A developing decisionmaking tool 

      Bertolin, Chiara; Loli, Arian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Integrating multi-criteria approaches for reducing greenhouse gas emissions while, at the same time, ensuring long-term maintenance of existing buildings, is a challenge that needs to be faced by both the present and future ...
    • Temperature observations in Bologna, Italy, from 1715 to 1815: a comparison with other contemporary series and an overview of three centuries of changing climate 

      Camuffo, Dario; della valle, antonio; Bertolin, Chiara; Santorelli, Elena (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The observations taken in Bologna, Italy, from 1715 to 1815, three times a day, with a number of thermometers (i.e., Stancari air thermometers, Little Florentine thermometer, Florentine stick thermometer and a number of ...
    • Towards Zero-Emission Refurbishment of Historic Buildings: A Literature Review 

      Loli, Arian; Bertolin, Chiara (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Nowadays, restoration interventions that aim for minimum environmental impact are conceived for recent buildings. Greenhouse gas emissions are reduced using criteria met within a life-cycle analysis, while energy saving ...