More than trees: The challenges of creating a geodatabase to capture the complexity of forest history

Authors

SZABÓ Péter SUCHÁNKOVÁ Silvie KŘÍŽOVÁ Lucie KOTAČKA Martin KVARDOVÁ Martina MACEK Martin MÜLLEROVÁ Jana BRÁZDIL Rudolf

Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History 2018
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Citation
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01615440.2018.1444523
Keywords Historical GIS; environmental history; historical ecology; windstorms; Moravia
Description European forests have been copiously documented for centuries. However, forest-related archival sources were rarely utilised to their full potential, mainly because of the difficulties in producing compatible data from large amounts of very different sources.