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Record number 302196
Title The relevance of historical data to scenario research for the physical environment
Author(s) Vervloet, J.A.J.
Source In: Scenario studies for the rural environment : selected and edited proceedings of the symposium scenario studies for the rural environment, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 12 - 15 September 1994 / Schoute, J.T.H., Finke, P.A., Veeneklaas, F.R., - p. 473 - 487.
Department(s) Division of Rural History
Winand Staring Centre for Integrated Land, Soil and Water Research
Publication type Contribution in proceedings
Publication year 1995
Keyword(s) landbouwgrond - landschap - landschapsecologie - plattelandsplanning - plattelandsontwikkeling - landgebruik - bedrijfsvoering - nederland - historische geografie - cultuurlandschap - agricultural land - landscape - landscape ecology - rural planning - rural development - land use - management - netherlands - historical geography - cultural landscape
Categories Historical Geography
Abstract Historical data are relevant to scenario research. Scenario studies mostly deal with functional changes in land use. These changes almost inevitably mean that part of the cultural heritage of the landscapes will disappear. Applied historical geographyand historical ecology must guide this cultural erosion process. Unacceptable damages must be avoided. The relevance of five fields of research is discussed: survey, assessment and vulnerability analysis; historically sound landscape designs; reference images; historical processes in time; and planning concepts.
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