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Watkinson, D. E., Rimmer, M. B. and Emmerson, N. J. 2019. The Influence of relative humidity and intrinsic chloride on post-excavation corrosion rates of archaeological wrought iron. Studies in Conservation 64(9), pp. 456-471. (10.1080/00393630.2018.1565006)

Emmerson, N., Watkinson, D. and Thunberg, J. 2019. Flame cleaning of historic wrought iron: practitioner methods and their impact on oxide morphologies and post-treatment corrosion rates. Presented at: Metal 2019: Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metals Working Group, Neuchatel, Switzerland, 2-6 September 2019.

Watkinson, D., Crepeau, M. and Emmerson, N. 2019. Evidencing risk to inform best practice: the limitations of detecting tinning layers by visual analysis during the removal of corrosion from archaeological iron. Presented at: Metal 2019: Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metals Working Group, Neuchatel, Switzerland, 2-6 September 2019.

Nasanen, L. et al. 2017. Feasibility of subcritical fluid technology to stabilize archaeological copper alloy artifacts. Presented at: Metal 2016: Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metals Working Group, New Delhi, India, 26-30 September 2016 Presented at Menon, R., Chemello, C. and Pandya, A. eds.Metal 2016 Proceedings of the Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metals Working Group September 26-30, 2016 New Delhi India.

Watkinson, D. and Emmerson, N. J. 2017. The impact of aqueous washing on the ability of βFeOOH to corrode iron. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24(3), pp. 2138-2149. (10.1007/s11356-016-6749-3)

Emmerson, N. and Watkinson, D. 2016. Surface preparation of historic wrought iron: evidencing the requirement for standardisation. Materials and Corrosion 67(2), pp. 176-189. (10.1002/maco.201408210)

Watkinson, D., Emmerson, N. and Seifert, J. 2016. Matching display relative humidity to corrosion rate: Quantitative evidence for marine cast iron cannon balls. Presented at: Metal 2016 Proceedings of the Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metals Working Group, New Dehli, India, 26-30 September 2016.

Emmerson, N. and Watkinson, D. 2014. Preparing historic wrought iron for protective coatings: quantitative assessment to produce evidence-based protocols. In: Hyslop, E. et al. (Eds.) Metal 2013 Interim Meeting of the International Council of Museums Committee for Conservation Metal Working Group. Edinburgh: Historic Scotland pp. 119-127.

Watkinson, D. and Rimmer, M. 2014. Quantifying effectiveness of chloride desalination treatments for archaeological iron using oxygen measurement. In: Hyslop, E. et al. (Eds.) Metal 2013 Interim Meeting of the International Council of Museums Committee for Conservation Metal Working Group. Edinburgh, Scotland: Historic Scotland pp. 95-102.

Rimmer, M., Watkinson, D. and Wang, Q. 2013. The impact of chloride desalination on the corrosion rate of archaeological iron. Studies in Conservation 58(4), pp. 326-337. (10.1179/2047058412Y.0000000068)

Rimmer, M., Watkinson, D. and Wang, Q. 2013. The impact of chloride desalination on the corrosion rate of archaeological iron. Studies in Conservation 58(4), pp. 326-337. (10.1179/2047058412Y.0000000068)

Dillmann, P. et al. eds. 2013. Corrosion and conservation of cultural heritage metallic artifacts. European Federation of Corrosion Series Vol. 65. Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing.

Watkinson, D. 2013. Conservation, corrosion science and evidence-based preservation strategies for metallic heritage artefacts. In: Dillmann, P. et al. eds. Corrosion and Conservation of Cultural Heritage Metallic Artifacts. European Federation of Corrosion (EFC) Series Vol. 65. Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing, pp. 9-36.

Watkinson, D., Rimmer, M. and Kergourlay, F. 2013. Alkaline desalination techniques for archaeological iron. In: Dillmann, P. et al. eds. Corrosion and Conservation of Cultural Heritage Metallic Artefacts. European Federation of Corrosion (EFC) Series Vol. 65. Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing, pp. 407-433.

Malea, E., Vogiatzi, T. and Watkinson, D. 2012. Assessing the physical condition of waterlogged archaeological leather. Presented at: Proceedings of the 11th ICOM-CC Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conferenence, Greenville, North Carolina, USA, 24 - 28 May 2010Proceedings of the 11th ICOM Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conference, Greenville, NC 2010. ICOM-CC Working Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials pp. 571-595.

Manti, P. and Watkinson, D. 2011. Hot-tinning of low tin bronzes. Presented at: Metal 2010 : Proceedings of the Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metal Working Group, Charleston, SC, USA, 11-15 October 2010 Presented at Mardikian, P. et al. eds.Metal 2010 : Proceedings of the Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metal Working Group, October 11-15, 2010, Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Charleston, SC, USA: ICOM-CC, Clemson University pp. 92-98.

Rimmer, M. and Watkinson, D. 2011. Residues of alkaline sulphite treatment and their effects on the corrosion of archaeological iron objects. Presented at: METAL 2010, Charleston, SC, USA, 11-15 October 2010 Presented at Mardikian, P. et al. eds.METAL 2010: Proceedings of the Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metal Working Group. Clemson, SC: Clemson University pp. 16-22.

Watkinson, D. 2010. Preservation of metallic cultural heritage. In: Cottis, R. A. ed. Shreir's Corrosion. 4th ed.., Vol. 4. London: Elsevier, pp. 3307-3340., (10.1016/B978-044452787-5.00172-4)

Manti, P. and Watkinson, D. 2009. From Homer to hoplite: scientific investigations of Greek copper alloy helmets. Presented at: International Symposium Science and Technology in Homeric Epics, Olympia, Greece, 27-30 August 2006 Presented at Paipetis, S. A. ed.Science and Technology in Homeric Epics. History of Mechanism and Machine Science Vol. 6. London: Springer Science Publications pp. 167-179., (10.1007/978-1-4020-8784-4_12)

Watkinson, D. 2008. ss Great Britain: science and technology underpin enclosure design. In: Henderson, J. ed. Conservation Matters in Wales, On Display: Showcases and Enclosures. Federation of Museums and Art Galleries Wales and National Museums Wales, pp. 13-17.

Watkinson, D. E. 2008. ss Great Britain: conservation and access - synergy and cost. Presented at: Conservation and access, London UK, 15-19 September 2008 Presented at Saunders, G., Townsend, J. and Woodcock, S. eds.Conservation and Access; contributions to the London Congress 15-19 September 2008. London: International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works pp. 109-114.

Watkinson, D. and Lewis, M. 2008. Dessicated storage of chloride contaminated iron: a study of the effects of loss of environmental control. In: May, E., Jones, M. and Mitchell, J. eds. Heritage Microbiology and Science: Microbes, Monuments and Maritime Materials. (Special Publication 315). Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry, pp. 279-292.

Manti, P. and Watkinson, D. 2007. Examination of Greek bronze helmets: sampling and project design. Presented at: ICOM-CC Metal Working Group International Triennial Meeting (Metal 07), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 17-21 September 2007 Presented at Degrigny, C. et al. eds.Metal 07: Proceedings of the ICOM-CC Metal Working Group International Triennial Meeting. Amsterdam, 17-21 September 2007. Amsterdam: ICOM-CC, Rijksmuseum pp. 78-82.

Watkinson, D. and Pavlopoulou, L. 2006. The degradation of oil painted copper surfaces. Reviews in Conservation 7, pp. 55-65.

Watkinson, D., Anheuser, K. and Weber, L. 2005. Staining of archaeological glass from manganese-rich environments. Archaeometry 47(1), pp. 69-82. (10.1111/j.1475-4754.2005.00188.x)

Watkinson, D. and Lewis, M. T. 2005. Desiccated storage of chloride-contaminated archaeological iron objects. Studies in Conservation 50, pp. 241-252.

Watkinson, D. and Lewis, M. T. 2005. The role of âFeOOH in the corrosion of archaeological iron. Presented at: Symposium OO: Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology VII, Boston, MA, USA, 28 November – 2 December 2004 Presented at Vandiver, P., Mass, J. L. and Murray, A. eds.Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology VII. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Vol. 852. Materials Research Society, (10.1557/PROC-852-OO1.6)

Watkinson, D. and Lewis, M. T. 2004. ss Great Britain iron hull: modelling corrosion to define storage relative humidity. Presented at: Metal 04: Proceedings of the International Conference on Metals Conservation, Canberra, 4-8 October 2004.