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Research project: Parnassus Project

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PARNASSUS is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the University of Southampton, UCL and the University of Bristol that is investigating the adverse environmental effects and adaptation measures needed for the protection of cultural heritage from climate change impact.

Project Overview

The aims of the PARNASSUS project are to:

  • Understand and quantify impacts of flooding and driving rain due to climate change on the structural integrity and material properties of historic buildings and archaeological sites
  • Evaluate resilience and adaptation measures able to counteract and prevent adverse effects
  • Disseminate findings to conservation practitioners via guidance documents and seminars.

To find out more about this project please visit the website.

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