LABEC, the Laboratory of nuclear techniques for Environment and Cultural Heritage, is a high-qualified centre for the development of new technologies based on small particle accelerators and ionizing radiations, and for their applications in environmental contexts and in heritage science. The laboratory is hosted at the Florence unit of INFN (National Institute of Nuclear Physics) and it is jointly managed by INFN and the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Florence.
A new study on particulate matter in Arctic has been recently published on Nature Geoscience. The research, which LABEC has collaborated to, shows an equal abundance of organic aerosol in summer and in winter. The organic fraction of aerosol is the most abundant component in particulate matter, but also – still – the least understood. Read More
The updated portal of ARIADNE plus is online and it is accessible to archeologists and scholars. ARIADNE plus is a project funded by the European Commission under the H2020 Programme, with the purpose of integrating the European digital archives related to archeology. The portal allows the online access to nearly 2 million of datasets from Read More
From December 17th to 19th 2021, in Florence, TourismA, the exhibition of archaeology and cultural tourism took place. LABEC presented 4CH, a project funded by European Commission and lead by INFN. The goal of 4CH is creating a Competence Centre for the conservation of Cultural Heritage by using digital and information technologies: a network in Read More