[Crm-sig] agents of deterioration

Martin Doerr martin at ics.forth.gr
Fri Jan 17 18:31:43 EET 2020

On 1/17/2020 2:29 PM, Athanasios Velios wrote:
> Hello,
> During the discussions at the Linked Conservation Data consortium a 
> question has come up:
> I have a metal sculpture on the seafront which is battered by the sea 
> for decades. The production of the corrosion layer is a S17 Physical 
> Genesis. In conservation documentation I would like to express the 
> cause of that genesis (the sea water hitting the sculpture). "O13 
> triggers" is the best option so far, but the label and examples 
> indicate a sequence of events, i.e. one is complete and the next one 
> begins. Is this the intension? If not, I would like to add a sentence 
> to clarify that the two events can be considered as happening at the 
> same time (and also avoid arguments around scale of events).

Dear Thanasi,

Once the seawater is anonymous and categorical, just say "P2 has type: 
"sea water induced corrosion". :-)

You can make a faceted vocabulary of corrosion types by impact type.



> All the best,
> Thanasis
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