Mapping of Defect Structural Micro-morphology in the Documentation of Conservation Approaches

  • Eirini Bernikola
  • Elsa Tsiranidou
  • Vivi Tornari
  • Vincent Detalle
  • Jean Luc Bodnar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7616)


In this paper a study of fresco wallpaintings with the use of Digital Holographic Speckle Pattern Interferometry and Infrared Thermography is beeing presented. Fresco technical samples as well as mural paintings in the Abbey of St. Savin have beeing examined. The information provided by both techniques leads to valuable results concerning the state of the mural paintings and provides information for their restoration and further conservation.


Fresco wallpaintings Digital Holography Infrared Thermography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eirini Bernikola
    • 1
  • Elsa Tsiranidou
    • 1
  • Vivi Tornari
    • 1
  • Vincent Detalle
    • 2
  • Jean Luc Bodnar
    • 3
  1. 1.Foundation for Reseearch and Technology HellasHeraklionGreece
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Recherche des Monuments HistoriquesChamps-sur-MarneFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire d’Energétique et d’OptiqueUFR Sciences Exactes et NaturellesReims Cedex 02France

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