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Charlotte Björdal

Professor

Institutionen för marina
vetenskaper
Besöksadress
Carl Skottsbergs gata 22B
41319 Göteborg
Rumsnummer
5139B
Postadress
Box 461
40530 Göteborg

Om Charlotte Björdal

Academic background

B.Sc. 1986. Conservator. The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Ph.D. 2000. Wood science. Dept of Wood Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden.

Associate Professor (Docent). 2009. Dept of Building Material, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Latest 4 publications

 Elam J., Björdal C. 2020. A review and case studies of factors affecting the stability of wooden foundation piles in urban environments exposed to construktion work. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 148, open access 104913

Björdal, C., Fors, Y., 2019. Correlation between sulfur accumulation and microbial wood degradation on shipwreck timbers. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 140, pp 37-42

Ximenes, F.A., Björdal C., Kathuria A., Barlaz M.A., Cowie A.L. 2019. Improving understanding of carbon storage in wood in landfills: Evidence from reactor studies. Waste Management 85, pp 341-351

Björdal, C. 2018. Submerged archaeological wooden structures. In: Biodeterioration and preservation in art, archaeology and architecture (eds R. Mitchell; J. Clifford). Archetype publications Ltd, London. Pp 153-166

 

Undervisningsområden / Teaching Areas

- Conservation of archaeological materials - Wood science, including wood structure and degradation - Microbial degradation of wood - Conservation and in situ preservation of waterlogged wood including shipwrecks - Research and scientific writing Forskningsområden / Reseach Areas

Wood and waterlogged archaeological wood: - Microbial decay processes in terrestrial and aquatic environments - Bacterial degradation of waterlogged wood - In situ preservation and protection of shipwrecks - Conservation of waterlogged wood

Ongoing research projects

Skydd av trägrundläggning och kulturlager i samband med stadsplanering och byggande för hållbart resande. Projektägare:Trafikverket, ( 2017 - 2021)

Evaluering av Kronholmskoggens status efter 24 års aktiv in-situ bevaring. Projektägare: Riksantikvarieämbetet, (2020)

Latest EU- projects - Wreck Protect (2009-2011) - SASMAP: Survey, Assess, Stabilise, Monitor And Preserve underwater archaeological sites (2012-2015)