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Wednesday, May 28 • 9:00am - 6:00pm
(Workshop) Dataloggers - Establishing and Maintaining Environmental Monitoring Systems FULL

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This workshop covers low-tech solutions, stand-alone dataloggers and wireless monitoring systems. The program introduces a number of products that have found wide acceptance in the museum community and give participants an opportunity to have hands-on time with the units and their software. Tips on establishing and maintaining a monitoring program and the equipment will also be covered. Participants will be introduced to the various elements of an environmental monitoring program, understand how devices can be deployed effectively, learn how to maintain equipment and data, and how to assess what equipment is appropriate for their particular monitoring requirements, budget, and technological resources.

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Samantha Alderson

Conservator, American Museum of Natural History
Samantha Alderson has worked in the Anthropology Division of the American Museum of Natural History since 1993. She was trained in art conservation at the Institute of Fine Arts (NYU), where she is now an adjunct professor, teaching advanced courses in the treatment of ethnographic and archaeological objects. Her current research interests include adhesives for conservation, and technological investigations of ceramic urns... Read More →
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Rachael Perkins Arenstein

Conservator & Principal, A.M. Art Conservation, LLC
Rachael Perkins Arenstein is a partner of A.M. Art Conservation, LLC, the private practice she co-founded in 2009. She spent the last three years working in Israel as the Conservator at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem, an archaeological collection with ceramics from pre-history to the Islamic period and as the conservator for Tel Gezer excavations overseeing the care of finds and protocols for ceramic restoration. Prior to that she worked at the... Read More →

Wednesday May 28, 2014 9:00am - 6:00pm
Garden Room A

Attendees (30)