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Marion F. Mecklenburg

Marion F. Mecklenburg

Senior Research Scientist

 

Phone: 301-238-1241
Fax: 301-238-3709
E-mail Address: MecklenburgM [at] si.edu

Address:
Museum Conservation Institute
Smithsonian Institution
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, MD 20746


Education

B.S.C.E University of Maryland (1970)
M.S. University of Maryland (1972)
Ph.D. University of Maryland (1984)

Research Specialties and Interests

  • Mechanical properties of solid materials and the effects of environmental factors such as temperature and moisture
  • Computer modeling of structures under static and dynamic loadings

Courses Taught

Cleaning 2010: New insights into the cleaning of paintings, May 26-28, 2010 at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Spain)

Recent Publications

Silva, M.F., Domenech-Carbo, M., Fuster-Lopez, L., Martin-Rey, S. and Mecklenburg, M.F. 2009. Determination of the plasticizer content in poly(vinyl acetate) paint medium by pyrolysis–silylation–gas chromatography–mass spectrometry. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 85: 487-491.

Fuster Lopez, L., Mecklenburg, M.F., Castell, M. and Guerola, V. 2008. Filling materials for canvas paintings: when the ground reintegration becomes a structural concern. In: Preprints of the Paintings Group Interim Meeting, ICOM-CC. pp.180-186.

Mecklenburg, M.F. and Fuster Lopez, L.. 2008. "Estudio de las Propiedades Mecanicas y Dimensionales de los Materiales Pictoricos : Study of the Mechanical and Dimensional Properties of Painting Materials". Suitland, MD : Valencia, Spain: MCI : Universidad Politecnica de Valencia,

Erhardt, D., Tumosa, C.S. and Mecklenburg, M.F. 2007. Applying science to the question of museum climate. In: Conference on Micro Climates in Museum, Copenhagen, November 19-23, 2007. pp.11-18.

Lopez, L.F., Mecklenburg, M.F., Yusa, M., Dolores, J., Palomino, V., Dos Santos, S. and Batista, A.F. 2007. Effects of Mordants on the Mechanical Behaviour of Dyed Silk Fabrics: Preliminary Tests on Cochineal Dyestuffs. Arche: Publicacion del Instituto Universitario de Restauracion del Patrimonio de la UPV, 2: 115-120.

Mecklenburg, M.F.. 2007. "Determining the Acceptable Ranges of Relative Humidity and Temperature in Museums and Galleries, Part 2, Structural Response to Temperature". ed.http://eprints.sparaochbevara.se/165/., 1-29. (http://si-pddr.si.edu/dspace/handle/10088/7055).

Mecklenburg, M.F.. 2007. "Determining the Acceptable Ranges of Relative Humidity and Temperature in Museums and Galleries, Part 1, Structural Response to Relative Humidity". ed.http://eprints.sparaochbevara.se/165/., 1-57. (http://si-pddr.si.edu/dspace/handle/10088/7056).

Mecklenburg, M.F. 2007. Micro Climates and Moisture Induced Damage to Paintings. In: Conference on Micro Climates in Museums, Copenhagen, November 19-23, 2007. pp.19-25.

Mecklenburg, M.F. 2007. Meccanismi di cedimento nei dipinti su tela: approcci per lo sviluppo di protocolli di consolidamento=Failure Mechanisms in Canvas Supported Paintings: Approaches for Developing Consolidation Protocol. Padova: il prato. 144 pages.

 

 

Book Chapters

Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Mecklenburg, Marion F., Charola, A. Elena and Koestler, Robert J. Oil Paints: The Chemistry of Drying Oils and the Potential for Solvent Disruption New Insights into the Cleaning of Paintings: Proceedings from the Cleaning 2010 International Conference, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia and Museum Conservation Institute 2013 51 58 Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/20489

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and Vicenzi, Edward P. Mecklenburg, Marion F., Charola, A. Elena and Koestler, Robert J. The Influence of Pigments and Ion Migration on the Durability of Drying Oil and Alkyd Paints New Insights into the Cleaning of Paintings: Proceedings from the Cleaning 2010 International Conference, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia and Museum Conservation Institute 2013 59 67 Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/20490

Domenech-Carbo, Mar, Silva, Miguel F., Aura-Castro, Elvira, Domenech-Carbo, Antonio, Fuster-Lopez, Laura, Gimeno-Adelantado, Jose, Kröner, Stephan U., Martínez-Bazan, María Luisa, Mas-Barbera, Xavier, Mecklenburg, Marion F., Osete-Cortina, Laura and Yusa-Marco, Dolores Mecklenburg, Marion F., Charola, A. Elena and Koestler, Robert J. Multitechnique Approach to Evaluate Cleaning Treatments for Acrylic and Polyvinyl Acetate Paints New Insights into the Cleaning of Paintings: Proceedings from the Cleaning 2010 International Conference, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia and Museum Conservation Institute 2013 125 134 Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/20499

Fuster Lopez, Laura, Silva, Miguel F. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Doménech Carbó, María T., Fuster López, Laura and Osete Cortina, Laura Ensayos de Resistencia Mecanica (3.6) Aproximacion al Estudio de los Procesos de Limpieza en Obra Pictórica Contemporánea 2012 91 109 Universitat Politècnica de València València

Canon, Diego, Doménech Carbó, María Teresa, Fuster López, Laura and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Domenech Carbo, María T., Fuster Lopez, Laura and Osete Cortina, Laura La Pintura Tratada con Agentes Biocidas (3.7) Aproximacion al Estudio de los Procesos de Limpieza en Obra Pictórica Contemporánea 2012 111 125 Universitat Politècnica de València València

Ortiz Miranda, Annette S., Domenech Carbo, Maria Teresa, Fuster Lopez, Laura and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Domenech Carbo, Maria T., Fuster Lopez, Laura and Osete Cortina, Laura 3.8 La Limpieza de Pintura Tratada con Agentes Biocidas Aproximacion al Estudio de los Procesos de Limpieza en Obra Pictorica Contemporanea 2012 127 148 Universitat Politecnica de Valencia Valencia

Fuster-Lopez, L., Murray, A., Mecklenburg, Marion F., Yusa-Marco, D., Mirderikvand, G. and Doutre, M. Filling Materials for Easel Paintings: Current Formulations, Traditional Concerns Preprints, ICOM-CC (International Council of Museums - Committee for Conservation) 16th Rriennial Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 19-23 September 2011 2011 1 ICOM-CC

Maines, Christopher A., Rogala, Dawn, Lake, Susan and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Deterioration in Abstract Expressionist Paintings: Analysis of Zinc Oxide Paint Layers in Works from the Collection of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution Materials Research Society Proceedings 2011

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and Vicenzi, Edward P. Fuster-Lopez, Laura, Charola, A. Elena, Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Domenech-Carbo, Ma Teresa The Influence of Pigments and Ion Migration on the Durability of Drying Oil and Alkyd Paints Cleaning 2010: New Insights into the Cleaning of Paintings. 2010 27 28 Universidad Politecnica de Valencia Valencia (Spain)

Domenech-Carbo, Ma T., Silva, Miguel F., Aura-Castro, Elvira, Domenech-Carbo, Antonio, Fuster-Lopez, Laura, Gimeno-Adelantado, Jose, Kroner, Stephan U., Martinez-Bazan, Maria, Mas-Barbera, Xavier, Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Osete-Cortina, Laura Fuster-Lopez, Laura, Charola, A. Elena, Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Domenech-Carbo, Ma Teresa A Multi-Technique Approach for Evaluating Cleaning Treatments in Acrylic and PVAc Paints Cleaning 2010: New Insights into the Cleaning of Paintings 2010 39 40 Universidad Politecnica de Valencia Valencia (Spain)

Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Fuster-Lopez, Laura, Charola, A. Elena, Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Domenech-Carbo, Ma Teresa Oils: The Chemistry of Drying Oils and the Potential for Solvent Disruption Cleaning 2010: New Insights into the Cleaning of Paintings. 2010 25 26 Universidad Politecnica de Valencia Valencia (Spain)

Fuster Lopez, Laura, Mecklenburg, Marion F., Castell, M. and Guerola, V. Townsend, J. H., Doherty, T., Heydenreich, G. and Ridge, J. Filling materials for easel paintings: when the ground reintegration becomes a structural concern Preparation for Painting: The Artist’s Choice and its Consequences 2008 180 186 Archetype Books London

Erhardt, David, Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Applying science to the question of museum climate Conference on Micro Climates in Museum, Copenhagen, November 19-23, 2007 2007 11 18 https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/8131

Mecklenburg, Marion F. Micro Climates and Moisture Induced Damage to Paintings Conference on Micro Climates in Museums, Copenhagen, November 19-23, 2007 2007 19 25

Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Fuster Lopez, Laura CESMAR7 Failure Mechanisms in Canvas Supported Paintings: Approaches for Developing Consolidation Protocols The Care of Painted Surfaces. Materials and methods for consolidation, and scientific methods to evaluate their effectiveness. Proceedings of the Conference, Milan, November 10-11, 2006. 2006 49 58 il Prato Saonara, Italy https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/11181

Mecklenburg, Marion F. Castell Agusti, Maria The structure of canvas supported paintings Preprints: Interim Meeting: International Conference on Painting Conservation: canvasas: behaviour, deterioration & treatment 2005 119 155 Universidad Politecnica de Valencia Valencia

Tumosa, Charles S., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Erhardt, W. David Wood versus plastic: the Museographic Materials Proceedings of the Congreso Internacional de Museologia del Dinero, Madrid 2002

Tumosa, Charles S., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and McCormick-Goodhart, Mark H. Cardamone, J. M. and Baker, M. The Physical Consequences of Photographic Film Polymers Subjected to Cold Storage Environments (Chapter 11) Historic Textiles, Papers and Polymers in Museums 2000 136 144 American Chemical Society

Erhardt, David, Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Natural and Accelerated Thermal Aging of Oil Paint Films IIC Preprints, Melbourne Congress 2000

Erhardt, David, Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Cardamone, J. M. and Baker, M. Chemical and Physical Changes in Naturally and Accelerated Aged Cellulose - Chapter 3 Historic Textiles, Paper and Polymer in Museums 2000 23 37 American Chemical Society

Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Materials Characterization and the Computer Modeling of Works of Art Abstracts Pittcon 99 1999 858 858

Tumosa, Charles S., Millard, Jennifer, Erhardt, David and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Effects of solvents on the physical properties of paint films Preprints, ICOM Committee for Conservation, 12th Triennial Meeting, Lyon, 29 August - 3 September 1999, Volume 1 1999 347 352

Erhardt, David, Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Material consequences of the aging of paper Preprints, ICOM Committee for Conservation, 12th Triennial Meeting, Lyon, 29 August - 3 September 1999 Volume 2 1999 501 506

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and Erhardt, W. David Dorge, V. and Howlett, F. C. Structural Response of Painted Wood Surfaces to Changes in Ambient Relative Humidity Painted Wood: History and Conservation 1998 464 483 The Getty Conservation Institute Los Angeles, CA

Richard, Mervin, Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Tumosa, Charles S. Dardes, Kathleen and Rothe, Andrea Technical Considerations for the Transport of Panel Paintings The Structural Conservation of Panel Paintings 1998 525 556 The Getty Conservation Institute Los Angeles, CA

Erhardt, David, Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and McCormick-Goodhart, Mark H. Bradley, S. The Determination of Appropriate Museum Environments The Interface Between Science and Conservation (British Museum Occasional Paper no. 116) 1997 153 163 The British Museum London

Erhardt, W. D., Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and Olstad, Tone M. New vs Old Wood: Differences and Similarities in Physical, Mechanical, and Chemical Properties ICOM Committee for Conservation Preprints 1996, Volume II 1996 903 910 James and James London

Collins, Stephen, Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Ballard, Mary W. Fabric Selection and its Relationship to Dimensional Changes in Support Systems for Constrained Fabric Mounting Devices So Many Countries So Many Customs: Different Approaches to Textile Conservation (International Conference of the ICOM Conservation Committee Working Group on Textiles, Budapest, Hungary, 9/11-15/1995 1996 Academic Projects London

Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Tumosa, Charles S. Saadatmanesh, H. and Ehsani, M. R. The Relationship of Externally Applied Stresses to Environmentally Induced Stresses Fiber Composites in Infrastructure (Proceedings of the First International Conference on Composites in Infrastructure) 1996 956 971

Erhardt, W. D. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Vandiver, Pamela B., Druzik, James R., Madrid, J. L. G., Freestone, Ian and Wheeler, G. S. Accelerated vs Natural Aging: Effects of Aging Conditions on the Aging Process of Paper Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology IV 1995 247 270 Materials Research Society Pittsburgh, PA

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and McCormick-Goodhart, Mark H. Vandiver, Pamela B., Druzik, James R., Madrid, J. L. G., Freestone, Ian and Wheeler, G. S. A General Model Relating Externally Induced Stresses in Materials Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology IV 1995 285 292 Materials Research Society Pittsburgh, PA

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and Wyplosz, Nicholas Vandiver, Pamela B., Druzik, James R., Madrid, J. L. G., Freestone, Ian and Wheeler, G. S. The Effects of Relative Humidity on the Structural Response of Selected Wood Samples in the Cross Grain Direction Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology IV 1995 305 325 Materials Research Society Pittsburgh, PA

Erhardt, W. D. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Roy, Ashok and Smith, Perry Relative Humidity Re-examined Preventive Conservation: Practice, Theory and Research (Preprints of the Contributions to the Ottawa Congress, 12-16 September 1994 1994 32 38 IIC London

McCormick-Goodhart, Mark H. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Cold Storage Environments for Photographic Materials Final Program and Advance Printing of Paper Summaries, IS&T's 46th Annual Conference 1993 277 280 Society for Imaging Science and Technology Springfield, VA

van der Reyden, Dianne L., Hofmann, Christa, Baker, Mary T. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Vandiver, Pamela B., Druzik, James R., Wheeler, G. S. and Freestone, Ian Modern Transparent Papers: Materials, Degradation, and the Effects of Some Common Treatments Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology III 1993 379 395 Materials Research Society Pittsburgh, PA

Murray, A., Fortunko, C. M., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Green, R. E. Vandiver, Pamela B., Druzik, James R., Wheeler, G. S. and Freestone, Ian Analysis of Delaminations in Art Objects Using Air-Coupled Ultrasound Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology III 1993 371 378 Materials Research Society Pittsburgh, PA

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and McCormick-Goodhart, Mark H. Vandiver, Pamela B., Druzik, James R., Wheeler, G. S. and Freestone, Ian A General Method for Determining the Mechanical Properties Needed for the Computer Analysis of Polymeric Structures Subjected to Changes in Temperature and Relative Humidity Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology III 1993 337 358 Materials Research Society Pittsburgh, PA

Erlebacher, J. D., Brown, E., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Tumosa, Charles S. Vandiver, Pamela B., Druzik, James R., Wheeler, G. S. and Freestone, Ian The Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on the Mechanical Properties of Modern Painting Materials Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology III 1993 359 370 Materials Research Society Pittsburgh, PA

Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Tumosa, Charles S. Computer Modeling of the Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on Stresses in the Layers of Cultural Materials Preprints from the Proceedings of the Division of Polymeric Materials 1993 226 228 American Chemical Society Washington, DC

Erlebacher, J. D., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Tumosa, Charles S. The mechanical behavior of artists' acrylic paints with changing temperature and relative humidity 1992 AIC Paintings Specialty Group Postprints: Papers presented at the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 1992 35 40 AIC Washington, DC https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/10303

van der Reyden, Dianne L., Hofmann, Christa, Baker, Mary T. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. The Technology and Treatment of an Embossed, Chromolithographic 'Mechanical' Victorian Valentine Card Book and Paper Group Annual, Volume 11 1992 100 125 American Institute for Conservation Washington, DC

Murray, A., Green, R. E., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Fortunko, C. M. Mecklenburg, Marion F. Nondestructive Evaluation of Works of Art Art in Transit: Studies in the Transport of Paintings 1991 249 260 National Gallery of Art Washington, DC

Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Tumosa, Charles S. Mecklenburg, Marion F. Mechanical Behavior of Paintings Subjected to Changes in Temperature and Relative Humidity Art in Transit: Studies in the Transport of Paintings 1991 173 216 National Gallery of Art Washington, DC

Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Tumosa, Charles S. Mecklenburg, Marion F. An Introduction into the Mechanical Behavior of Paintings under Rapid Loading Conditions Art in Transit: Studies in the Transport of Paintings 1991 137 172 National Gallery of Art Washington, DC

Murray, A., Green, R. E., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Fortunko, C. M. Ruud, C. O. and et al NDE Applied to the Conservation of Wooden Panel Paintings Nondestructive Characterization of Materials IV 1991 73 80 Plenum Press New York

Mecklenburg, Marion F. Bigelow, D., Cornu, E., Landrey, G. J. and van Horne, C. Some Mechanical and Physical Properties of Gilding Gesso Gilded Wood Conservation and History 1991 163 170 Sound View Press Madison, CT

Mecklenburg, Marion F. Vandiver, Pamela B., Druzik, James R. and Wheeler, G. S. Applied Mechanics of Materials in Conservation Research Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology II 1991 105 122 Materials Research Society Pittsburgh, PA

Arah, C. O., McNamara, D. K., Hand, H. M., Mecklenburg, Marion F., Dasgupta, A. and Hornbeck, B. K. Structural Analysis of Adhesively Bonded Joints of Tubular Geometry Preprints from the 36th International SAMPE Symposium, San Diego 1991 372 382

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Arah, C. O., McNamara, D., Hand, H. and Joyce, J. A. Gudas, J. P., Joyce, J. A. and Hackett, E. M. Adhesive Fracture Testing Fracture Mechanics: Twenty-First Symposium, ASTM STP 1074 1990 307 321 ASTM Philadelphia https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/11188

Collins, S., Ballard, Mary W. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Fabric Selection and Its Relationship to Dimensional Changes in Support Systems for Constrained Fabric Mounting Devices Textiles on Parade: Exhibition Successes and Disasters 1990 10 20 Harpers Ferry Regional Textile Group Washington, DC

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Joyce, J. A. and Albrecht, P. Landes, J. D., Saxena, A. and Merkle, J. G. Separation of Energies in Elastic-Plastic Fracture Elastic-Plastic Fracture, Volume II: Non-Linear Fracture Mechanics (ASTM STP 995) 1989 594 612 ASTM Philadelphia

van der Reyden, Dianne L., Mecklenburg, Marion F., Baker, Mary T. and Hamill, Michele Update on Current Research into Aqueous Light Bleaching at the Conservation Analytical Laboratory The Book and Paper Group Annual, Volume 7 1988 73 106 American Institute for Conservation Washington, DC

McNamara, D. K., Arah, C. O., Hand, H. M. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Fracture Toughness Testing of High-Performance Adhesives Proceedings of the 1988 ASME Winter Annual Meeting 1988 111 116 ASME Chicago

Mecklenburg, Marion F. The Effects of Atmospheric Moisture on Mechanical Properties of Collagen under Equilibrium Conditions Preprints of the Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation, New Orleans 1988 231 244 American Institute for Conservation Washington, DC

Books

Charola, A. E., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Domenech-Carbo, Ma Teresa (eds.) Cleaning 2010: New Insights into the Cleaning of Paintings. Preprints containing the abstracts of the International Conference "New Insights into the Cleaning of Paintings (Cleaning 2010)" held in Valencia in May 26th to 28th and organized jointly by the Instituto Universitario de Restauracion del Patrimonio (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia) and the Museum Conservation Institute (Smithsonian Institution) 2010 108 Universidad Politecnica de Valencia Valencia (Spain)

Mecklenburg, Marion F. Meccanismi di cedimento nei dipinti su tela: approcci per lo sviluppo di protocolli di consolidamento=Failure Mechanisms in Canvas Supported Paintings: Approaches for Developing Consolidation Protocol 2007 144 il prato Padova

Mecklenburg, Marion F. Determining the Acceptable Ranges of Relative Humidity and Temperature in Museums and Galleries, Part 2, Structural Response to Temperature 2007 29 https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/7055

Mecklenburg, Marion F. Determining the Acceptable Ranges of Relative Humidity and Temperature in Museums and Galleries, Part 1, Structural Response to Relative Humidity 2007 57 https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/7056

Richard, M., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Merrill, Ross (eds.) Art in Transit: Handbook for Packing and Transporting Paintings 1991 National Gallery of Art Washington, DC https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/8127

Mecklenburg, Marion F. (ed.) Art in Transit: Studies in the Transport of Paintings 1991 National Gallery of Art Washington, DC https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/8128

Journal Articles

Szczepanowska, Hanna, Shockley, Floyd W., Furth, David George, Gentili, Patricia, Bell, Darnell, DePriest, Paula T., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Hawks, Cathy Effectiveness of entomological collection storage cabinets in maintaining stable relative humidity in a historic museum building Collection Forum 2013 43 53 The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/21817

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Charola, A. Elena and Koestler, Robert J. New Insights into the Cleaning of Paintings: Proceedings from the Cleaning 2010 International Conference, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia and Museum Conservation Institute Smithsonian Contributions to Museum Conservation 2013 1 243 Smithsonian Institution Press Washington DC http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.19492359.3.1

Mecklenburg, Marion F. and del Hoyo-Melendez, Julio M. Development and application of a mathematical model to explain fading rate inconsistencies observed in light-sensitive materials Coloration Technology 2012 139 146 Wiley-Blackwell Malden; Commerce Place, 350 Main St., Malden 02148, MA USA

del Hoyo-Melendez, Julio M. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. An Investigation of Reciprocity Principle of Light Exposures Using Microfading Spectrometry Spectroscopy Letters 2011 52 62

Teresa Domenech-Carbo, Maria, Silva, Miguel F., Aura-Castro, Elvira, Fuster-Lopez, Laura, Kroener, Stephan, Luisa Martinez-Bazan, Maria, Mas-Barbera, Xavier, Mecklenburg, Marion F., Osete-Cortina, Laura, Domenech, Antonio, Vicente Gimeno-Adelantado, Jose and Julia Yusa-Marco, Dolores Study of behaviour on simulated daylight ageing of artists' acrylic and poly(vinyl acetate) paint films Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2011 2921 2937 Springer Heidelberg Heidelberg; Tiergartenstrasse 17, D-69121 Heidelberg, Germany

del Hoyo-Melendez, Julio M., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Teresa Domenech-Carbo, Maria Determination of the Annual Light Exposure Received by Two-Dimensional Museum Objects Displayed on Vertical Surfaces using Photometric Measurements Studies in Conservation 2011 31 40 International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works London; 6 Buckingham St., London WC2N 6BA, England

del Hoyo-Melendez, Julio M. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. The Use of Micro-Fading Spectrometry to Evaluate the Light Fastness of Materials in Oxygen-Free Environments Spectroscopy Letters 2011 113 121

del Hoyo-Melendez, Julio M., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Domenech-Carbo, Maria An evaluation of daylight distribution as an initial preventive conservation measure at two Smithsonian Institution Museums, Washington, DC, USA Journal of Cultural Heritage 2011 54 64

Antoine, Beth, Mecklenburg, Marion F., Speakman, Robert J. and Wachowiak, Melvin J. The conservation of letterpress copying books: a study of the Baird Collection The Book & Paper Group Annual 2011 9 27

Rogala, Dawn, Lake, Susan, Maines, Christopher and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Condition Problems Related to Zinc Oxide Underlayers: Examination of Selected Abstract Expressionist Paintings from the Collection of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 2010 96 113

del Hoyo-Meléndez, Julio M. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. A survey on the light-fastness properties of organic-based Alaska Native artifacts Journal of Cultural Heritage 2010 493 499

Silva, Miguel F., Doménech-Carbó, Maria Teresa, Fuster-López, Laura, Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Martin-Rey, Susana Identification of additives in poly(vinylacetate) artist’s paints using PY-GC-MS Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2010 357 367

Silva, Miguel F., Domenech-Carbo, Maria, Fuster-Lopez, Laura, Martin-Rey, Susana and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Determination of the plasticizer content in poly(vinyl acetate) paint medium by pyrolysis–silylation–gas chromatography–mass spectrometry Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 2009 487 491 https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/8137

Lopez, Laura F., Mecklenburg, Marion F., Yusa, Marco, Dolores, Julia, Palomino, Vicente, Dos Santos, Sofia and Batista, Antonio Fernando Effects of Mordants on the Mechanical Behaviour of Dyed Silk Fabrics: Preliminary Tests on Cochineal Dyestuffs Arche: Publicacion del Instituto Universitario de Restauracion del Patrimonio de la UPV 2007 115 120

Erhardt, David, Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Long-Term Chemical and Physical Processes in Oil Paint Films Studies in Conservation 2005 143 150

Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. The influence of lead ions on the drying of oils Reviews in Conservation 2005 39 47 https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/8140

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and Erhardt, David New Environmental Guidelines at the Smithsonian Institution Papyrus (International Association of Museum Facility Administrators) 2004 16 17

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and Pride, Alan Preserving Legacy Buildings HVAC Retrofit: A supplement to ASHRAE Journal 2004 S18 S23

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and Pride, A. Preserving Legacy Buildings (in Russian) ABOK 2004 S18 S23

Tumosa, Charles S., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Erhardt, David Letters to the Editors Studies in Conservation 2004 70 72

Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Weight changes on oxidation of drying and semi-drying oils Collection Forum 2003 116 123

Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Weight Changes in Acrylic Emulsion Paints and the Implications for Accelerated Ageing WAAC Newsletter 2003 12 14 https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/10311

von Endt, David W., Erhardt, W. David, El-Easely, Abdel-Salam M., Hopwood, Walter R., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Tumosa, Charles S. Recent examination of some irradiated mail SPNHC Newsletter 2002 13 16

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and Sheerin, K. Los conceptos del cedimiento y elasticidad en la determinar el dao a los objectos culturales Imprimatura 2001 000

Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Tumosa, Charles S. Traditional Oil Paints: The Effects of Long-term Chemical and Mechanical Properties on Restoration Efforts Materials Research Society (MRS) Bulletin 2001 51 55

Erhardt, David, Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Can Artists' Oil Paints be Accelerated Aged? Polymer Preprints 2000 1790 1791

Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Tumosa, Charles S. Temperature and Relative Humidity Effects on the Mechanical and Chemical Stability of Collections ASHRAE Journal 1999 77 82

Grissom, Carol A., Charola, A. Elena, Boulton, Ann and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Evaluation Over Time of a Ethyl Silicate Consolidant Applied to Ancient Lime Plaster Studies in Conservation 1999 113 120

Tumosa, Charles S., McCormick-Goodhart, Mark H. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. The Physical Properties of Photographic Film Polymers Subjected to Cold Storage Environments Polymer Preprints 1998 1245 1246

Tumosa, Charles S. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Some Mechanical Properties of Skin Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientitsts Newsletter 1997 18 22

Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Tumosa, Charles S. Research About Artists' Materials American Artist 1996 12 16

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S., McCormick-Goodhart, Mark H. and Erhardt, W. David Keep It Wet New Scientist 1996 44

Tumosa, Charles S., Mecklenburg, Marion F., Erhardt, W. David and McCormick-Goodhart, Mark H. A Discussion of Research on the Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on Museum Objects WAAC Newsletter 1996 19 20 https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/10312

Erhardt, W. D., Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and McCormick-Goodhart, Mark H. The Determination of Allowable RH Fluctuations WAAC Newsletter 1995 19 23

Erhardt, W. D., Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and McCormick-Goodhart, Mark H. Determinacion de la Fluctuationes Permisibles de Humedad Relativa Apoyo 1995 6 8

Mecklenburg, Marion F., McCormick-Goodhart, Mark H. and Tumosa, Charles S. Investigation into the Deterioration of Paintings and Photographs Using Computerized Modeling of Stress Development Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 1994 153 170

Mecklenburg, Marion F., Tumosa, Charles S. and Erlebacher, Jonah D. Mechanical Behavior of Artist's Acrylic Paints Under Equilibrium Conditions Polymer Preprints 1994 297 298 https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/10305

Tumosa, Charles S., Erhardt, W. David, Mecklenburg, Marion F. and McCormick-Goodhart, Mark H. The Effects of Relative Humidity and Temperature on Exhibited Objects Special ICOM Study Series 1994 9

Erlebacher, Jonah D., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Tumosa, Charles S. The Mechanical Behavior of Artist's Acrylic Paints with Changing Temperature and Relative Humidity Polymer Preprints 1992 646 647

Hand, H. M., Arah, C. O., McNamara, D. K. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Effects of Environmental Exposure on Adhesively Bonded Joints International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives 1991 15 23

Arah, C. O., McNamara, D. K., Hand, H. M. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. The Correlation Between Adhesive Stress Relaxation and Joint Performance SAMPE Journal 1989 11 14

Arah, C. O., Hand, H. M., McNamara, D. K. and Mecklenburg, Marion F. Techniques for Screening Adhesives for Structural Applications Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 1989 261

Reports

Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Fuster Lopez, Laura Estudio de las Propiedades Mecanicas y Dimensionales de los Materiales Pictoricos : Study of the Mechanical and Dimensional Properties of Painting Materials 2008 MCI : Universidad Politecnica de Valencia Suitland, MD : Valencia, Spain