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Spedito da: Adamantio, Dicembre 19, 2013, 5:46pm
Seminar and preliminary workshop on Care of Outdoor Exhibits of Petrified Wood
     
Da Giovedý 26 Dicembre 2013 a Martedý 31 Dicembre 2013

Programma

08.30 - 09.00 Registration

09.00 Opening ceremony by Assistant Professor Dr.Pratueng Jintasakul, Director of the Northeastern Research Institute of Petrified Wood and Mineral Resources (NRIPM)

09.00 - 09.30 Seminar "Petrified wood: the story behind the beauty and conservation of petrified wood around the world" speakers: Asst. Prof. Dr. Pratueng Jintasakul, director, and Dr. Nareerat Boonchai, paleobotanist of NRIPM

09.30 - 09.40 Discussion

09.40 - 10.20 Seminar "Preservation and conservation of the Bukkabrany fossil forest in Hungary" by Prof. Miklos Kazmer, Department of Palaeontology, Eotvos University, Hungary

10.20 - 10.30 Discussion

10.30 - 10.40 Coffee break

10.40 - 11.50 Introductory Short Course "Pathology of in situ exhibits of petrified trees; necessary actions for protection and conservation" by Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc - adj. lecturer at the School of Technological Applications, Department of Environment Technology, Direction of Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of the Ionian Islands, Greece

11.50 - 12.00 Discussion

12.00 - 13.00 Lunch

13.00 - 14.00 Visiting the museum exhibitions and outdoor exhibits of petrified wood

14.00 - 15.00 Workshop on the care of outdoor exhibits of petrified wood I: "Pyritised plant fossil conservation methodology PART I: documentation, preparation of materials, health and safety issues" by Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc

15.00 - 15.15 Coffee break

15.15 - 16.30 Workshop II: "Pyritised plant fossil conservation methodology PART II: cleaning, consolidation, adhesion, filling, water-proofing -application of conservation methods" by Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc

27 December 2013

09.00 - 10.30 Workshop part III: Hands-on experience with outdoor petrified wood exhibits in the in the Mun-Chi River Basin garden area (leading conservator: Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc)

10.10 - 10.20 Coffee break

10.20 - 10.40 Seminar "Fossil wood identification, care of outdoor garden exhibits and the botanical garden management" by Dr. Pramook Benyasutra, deputy director of the Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden, Chiangmai Province

10.40 - 10.50 Discussion

10.50 - 11.00 Seminar "Identification results of the giant petrified trees and geological information of the sites in the Petrified Forest Park, Tak Province, Northern Thailand" by Dr.Wickanet Songtham, vice director of NRIPM

11.00 - 11.10 Discussion

12.00 - 13.00 Lunch

13.00 - 13.20 Seminar "The discovery of some of the world's longest petrified trees in the Petrified Forest Park, Tak province, Thailand and the problems in their conservation" by Mr. Surapon Gawee, director of the Petrified Forest Park, Tak province.

13.20 - 13.30 Discussion

13.30 - 14. 20 Workshop part IV: Care of outdoor exhibits of in situ petrified wood

(leading conservator: Evangelia Kyriazi,
MSc)

14.20 - 14.30 Coffee break

14.30 - 15.30 Workshop part V: Care of outdoor exhibits of petrified wood in the garden (leading conservator: Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc)

15.30 - 16.30 Discussion and Summary of the seminar and workshop

16.30 Closing seminar and workshop

Excursion: Petrified Forest Park, Thailand 28-31 December 2013 (Tentative plan)

28 Dec 2013 Departure from the Northeastern Research Institute of Petrified Wood and Mineral Resources (NRIPM), Nakhon Ratchasima Province to the Petrified Forest Park, Tak province, northwestern Thailand (about 8 hr drive)

29-31 Dec 2013 Visit some of the world's largest petrified trees, close examination and recording of their preservation state to estimate the type and quantity of chemicals and materials needed for their conservation. Examination of other fossil trees which are partially exposed but still unexcavated in the forest.
Additionally, visit other geological sites or forest parks nearby may be visited, in order to estimate the possibility of setting up a Geopark. Time allowing, visit Taksin Maharat National Park to see Thailand's largest Anisoptera costata(Dipterocarpacecae), a 700-year oldtree measuring 50 meters (160 feet) in height and 16 meters (52 feet) in circumference and other trees with the large buttress in the national park.

For more information please contact:
+66 843540432
bantakpetrifiedforest@gmail.com


Luogo : Thailand
Location: The Northeastern Research Institute of Petrified Wood and Mineral Resources (NRIPM)
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