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Articles | Volume XLII-2/W5
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-2/W5, 661–664, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-2-W5-661-2017
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-2/W5, 661–664, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-2-W5-661-2017

  21 Aug 2017

21 Aug 2017

THE EUROPEAN RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE FOR HERITAGE SCIENCE (ERIHS)

J. Striova and L. Pezzati J. Striova and L. Pezzati
  • National Institute of Optics, National Research Council, Largo Fermi 6, 50125 Florence, Italy

Keywords: Research Infrastructures, Heritage Science, MOLAB

Abstract. The European Research Infrastructure for Heritage Science (E-RIHS) entered the European strategic roadmap for research infrastructures (ESFRI Roadmap [1]) in 2016, as one of its six new projects. E-RIHS supports research on heritage interpretation, preservation, documentation and management. Both cultural and natural heritage are addressed: collections, artworks, buildings, monuments and archaeological sites. E-RIHS aims to become a distributed research infrastructure with a multi-level star-structure: facilities from single Countries will be organized in national nodes, coordinated by National Hubs. The E-RIHS Central Hub will provide the unique access point to all E-RIHS services through coordination of National Hubs. E-RIHS activities already started in some of its national nodes. In Italy the access to some E-RIHS services started in 2015. A case study concerning the diagnostic of a hypogea cave is presented.