Sample records for CALCAIRE (limestone)

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Physical-mechanical characterization of hydraulic and non-hydraulic lime based mortars for a French porous limestone

Al-Mukhtar, M.; Beck, Kévin

The focus of the study presented in this paper is to provide reliable criteria that can be used to estimate the degree of compatibility between the French limestone tuffeau and mortar. It is suggested through this study to use the same parent material (i.e., tuffeau) as mortar. The mortar used in th...

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Microclimates of l'Aven d'Orgnac and other French limestone caves (Chauvet, Esparros, Marsoulas)

Bourges, F.; Genthon, Pierre; Mangin, A.; D' Hulst, D.

We assess the aerodynamics of the atmosphere in some limestone caves using a 5-year monitoring of the Aven d'Orgnac system, shorter thermal vertical profiling experiments, and comparison with the time series from other French caves. In the first rooms. located under the Aven opening, our records ind...

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