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Environmental History of the Rhine-Meuse Delta: An ecological story on evolving human-environmental relations coping with climate change and sea-level rise

Environmental History of the Rhine-Meuse Delta: An ecological story on evolving human-environmental relations coping with climate change and sea-level rise

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  • ISBN-13: 9789048178087
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Release Date: Nov 06, 2010
  • Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
  • Pages: 640 pages
  • Dimensions: 1.49 x 9.0 x 6.0 inches

Overview

This unique text presents the environmental history of the lowland delta of the rivers Rhine and Meuse. It is an ecological story of evolving human-environmental relations and how they cope with climate change and sea-level rise. The text offers a combination of in-depth ecology and environmental history. The synthesis presents a blueprint for future management and restoration, from progressive reclamation of land in the past, to adaptation of human needs to the forces of nature.


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