Author(s): H. Bravo A., R. Soto A., M.I. Saavedra R., R. Torres J.,
L. M. Granada M. & P. Sanchez A.
The Maya monuments in South East Mexico and Central America are being
considered as a whole, "Monuments to Mankind" by UNESCO.
is great concern over the unwanted threat potential of acid rain on these
buildings of historical importance.
Effects of acid deposition on monuments are
well known and demonstrated either by natural weathering or by man made
The occurrence of acid deposition on the Mexican Maya area has
been registered by our group at National University of Mexico, suggesting that
due to the physical and chemical characteristics of the construction material
used by the Mayan civilisation, a potential for deterioratio...
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/AIR980641
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