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A general term describing the main paramters of a local atmosphere in a museum, an exhibition room, a library, any repository of cultural heritage artefacts... This must include: temperature, relative humidity, air corrosivity, concentration of suspended dust particles, light (specially UV spectrum).

See also: Environment, Environmental monitoring, Preventive conservation

Synonyms and related terms

climat (Fr.)

Resources and Citations

  • J. Ashley-Smith, A. Burmester, M. Eibl, Climate for collections - Standards and uncertainties, Archetype Publications (London) (2012)

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