Journal of Cultural Heritage
Entirely in English
A Multidisciplinary Journal of Science and Technology for Conservation and Awareness.
The Journal of Cultural Heritage is devoted to:
- Safeguard, Conservation and exploitation of cultural heritage
- Analyses and preservation of biodiversity
- Sociological and economical analyses
- Computer sciences in Cultural heritage
The journal focuses on a specific new methodology in cultural heritage conservation or exploitation. It also presents the latest news concerning public administration bodies and the many activities proposed by international authorities.
Occasionally, thematic issues are published as electronic supplements, available on ScienceDirect Recently published (Dec. 08) Glass Science in Art and Conservation.
Editor-in-Chief: P.A. Vigato
Impact factor: 1.079Impact factor:
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5 year impact factor: 1.366Five-Year Impact Factor:
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Top 10 Cited (articles published in the last five years)
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41 Pavlidis, G. | Koutsoudis, A. | Arnaoutoglou, F. | Tsioukas, V. | Chamzas, C. Methods for 3D digitization of Cultural Heritage Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 8, Issue 1, 2007-01-01, Pages 93-98 35 Colomban, P. | Tournié, A. On-site Raman identification and dating of ancient/modern stained glasses at the Sainte-Chapelle, Paris Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 8, Issue 3, 2007-07-01, Pages 242-256 33 Yastikli, N. Documentation of cultural heritage using digital photogrammetry and laser scanning Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 8, Issue 4, 2007-09-01, Pages 423-427 30 Tsakalof, A. | Manoudis, P. | Karapanagiotis, I. | Chryssoulakis, I. | Panayiotou, C. Assessment of synthetic polymeric coatings for the protection and preservation of stone monuments Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 8, Issue 1, 2007-01-01, Pages 69-72 25 Colomban, P. On-site Raman identification and dating of ancient glasses: A review of procedures and tools Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 9, Issue SUPPL., 2008-12-01, Pages e55-e60 23 Daniele, V. | Taglieri, G. | Quaresima, R. The nanolimes in Cultural Heritage conservation: Characterisation and analysis of the carbonatation process Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 9, Issue 3, 2008-07-01, Pages 294-301 21 Koutsoudis, A. | Arnaoutoglou, F. | Chamzas, C. On 3D reconstruction of the old city of Xanthi. A minimum budget approach to virtual touring based on photogrammetry Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 8, Issue 1, 2007-01-01, Pages 26-31 19 Miliani, C. | Velo-Simpson, M.L. | Scherer, G.W. Particle-modified consolidants: A study on the effect of particles on sol-gel properties and consolidation effectiveness Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 8, Issue 1, 2007-01-01, Pages 1-6 17 Hradil, D. | Grygar, T. | Hradilová, J. | Bezdička, P. | Grunwaldová, V. | Fogaš, I. | Miliani, C. Microanalytical identification of Pb-Sb-Sn yellow pigment in historical European paintings and its differentiation from lead tin and Naples yellows Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 8, Issue 4, 2007-09-01, Pages 377-386 17 Yilmaz, H.M. | Yakar, M. | Gulec, S.A. | Dulgerler, O.N. Importance of digital close-range photogrammetry in documentation of cultural heritage Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 8, Issue 4, 2007-09-01, Pages 428-433
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The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem: an interdisciplinary approach to a knowledge-based restoration
Volume 13, Issue 4, Supplement,
Published December 2012
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Volume 13, Issue 3, Supplement,
Published September 2012
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ICT and Remote sensing for Cultural Resource Management and Documentation
Volume 10, Supplement 1,
Published December 2009
Most Read Articles - counted by Article downloads on SciVerse ScienceDirect in the period 01 April 2002 to 30 April 2013
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1 Marilena Vecco A definition of cultural heritage: From the tangible to the intangible Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 11, Issue 3, July𢀓September 2010, Pages 321-324 2 Tran Huu Tuan | Stale Navrud Capturing the benefits of preserving cultural heritage Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 9, Issue 3, July𢀓September 2008, Pages 326-337 3 Ana Bedate | Luis César Herrero | José Ángel Sanz Economic valuation of the cultural heritage: application to four case studies in Spain Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 5, Issue 1, January𢀓March 2004, Pages 101-111 4 Einar Bowitz | Karin Ibenholt Economic impacts of cultural heritage 𢀓 Research and perspectives Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 10, Issue 1, January𢀓March 2009, Pages 1-8 5 Sylaiou Styliani | Liarokapis Fotis | Kotsakis Kostas | Patias Petros Virtual museums, a survey and some issues for consideration Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 10, Issue 4, October𢀓December 2009, Pages 520-528 6 Xavier Greffe Is heritage an asset or a liability? Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 5, Issue 3, July𢀓September 2004, Pages 301-309 7 Fabio Bruno | Stefano Bruno | Giovanna De Sensi | Maria-Laura Luchi | Stefania Mancuso | Maurizio Muzzupappa From 3D reconstruction to virtual reality: A complete methodology for digital archaeological exhibition Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 11, Issue 1, January𢀓March 2010, Pages 42-49 8 Naci Yastikli Documentation of cultural heritage using digital photogrammetry and laser scanning Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 8, Issue 4, September𢀓December 2007, Pages 423-427 9 N.P Avdelidis | A Moropoulou Applications of infrared thermography for the investigation of historic structures Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 5, Issue 1, January𢀓March 2004, Pages 119-127 10 E.C.M. Ruijgrok The three economic values of cultural heritage: a case study in the Netherlands Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 7, Issue 3, July𢀓September 2006, Pages 206-213
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1 Gabriele Bitelli | Stefano Cremonini | Giorgia Gatta Cartographic heritage: Toward unconventional methods for quantitative analysis of pre-geodetic maps Journal of Cultural Heritage, Available online 15 May 2013 2 Shi Qiang Fang | Hui Zhang | Bing Jian Zhang | Ye Zheng The identification of organic additives in traditional lime mortar Journal of Cultural Heritage, Available online 14 May 2013 3 Milan Kouril | Tomas Prosek | Bert Scheffel | Yves Degres Corrosion monitoring in archives by the electrical resistance technique Journal of Cultural Heritage, Available online 13 May 2013 4 Elisa Franzoni | Simone Bandini | Gabriela Graziani Rising moisture, salts and electrokinetic effects in ancient masonries: From laboratory testing to on-site monitoring Journal of Cultural Heritage, Available online 6 May 2013 5 Isabel M. Torres Wall base ventilation system to treat rising damp: The influence of the size of the channels Journal of Cultural Heritage, Available online 30 April 2013 6 Antonia Moropoulou | Asterios Bakolas | Petros Moundoulas | Eleni Aggelakopoulou | Sophia Anagnostopoulou Optimization of compatible restoration mortars for the earthquake protection of Hagia Sophia Journal of Cultural Heritage, Available online 29 April 2013 7 Elodie Guilminot | Gwenaël Lemoine | Charlène Pelé | Laurent Poisson | Michel Surbled | Isabelle Louvet | Jean-Yves Mevellec | Luc Rémy Re-treatment of whale bones 𢀓 How to extract degraded fats from weakened bones? Journal of Cultural Heritage, Available online 24 April 2013 8 Pedro Martín Lerones | José Llamas | Jaime Gómez-García-Bermejo | Eduardo Zalama | Jesús Castillo Oli Using 3D digital models for the virtual restoration of polychrome in interesting cultural sites Journal of Cultural Heritage, Available online 23 April 2013 9 Qinglian Li | Sancai Xi | Xiwen Zhang Deacidification of paper relics by plasma technology Journal of Cultural Heritage, Available online 22 April 2013 10 Fabio Bisegna | Dario Ambrosini | Domenica Paoletti | Stefano Sfarra | Franco Gugliermetti A qualitative method for combining thermal imprints to emerging weak points of ancient wall structures by passive infrared thermography 𢀓 A case study Journal of Cultural Heritage, Available online 19 April 2013
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