THE CONTRIBUTION OF GEOSCIENCES TO CULTURAL HERITAGE STUDY
Italian National Research Council - Institute for Archaeological and Monumental Heritage
Keywords: Cultural heritage, geosciences, archaeometry, conservation.
Historic - artistic and architectural - archaeological heritage is a great resource for the current societies, with a progressive broadening to include a variety of cultural items (i.e. minor buildings of historical towns, buildings of the industrial archaeology, etc.), which have significance in testifying the complex of aspects relating to the people civilizations, cultures and activities. Knowledge and preservation of the Cultural Heritage are considered fundamental issues in the life of modern communities and they may be effectively supported by the use of modern technologies and science.
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