IRG/COIPM INTERNATIONAL MARINE TEST - to determine the effect of timber substrate on the effectiveness of water-borne salt preservatives in sea-water. Progress Report 11: Report of fourth inspection (3 years) in Italy

IRG/WP 471

A Gambetta, E Orlandi

The wood samples of Alstonia scholaris, Fagus sylvatica, Pinus sylvestris were submerged in the sea at Follonica, Italy, in Apri1 1977. Follonica, latitude 42°55' North and longitude 10°45' East, is situated on the Tyrrhenian coast. The recorded temperature varies from 13°C td 25°C, salinity 37- 38%. and pH about 8. The inspections were carried out after 6 months (10/1977), 12 months (4/1978), 24 months (4/1979) and 36 months (4/1980).


Keywords: IRG/COIPM MARINE TEST; ITALY; FOLLONICA; MARINE BORERS; CCA; CCB; HARDWOODS; SALINITY; TEREDINES; CRUSTACEANS; SEA-WATER; pH; TEMPERATURE; REFERENCE SPECIES

Conference: 81-05-11/15 Sarajevo, Yugoslavia


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