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Project: A retrogressive study of the landscape South of Ghent. Contribution to the environmental history of Flanders. Test-area: the 'Land van Rode'.

project duration
01-OCT-02 – 30-SEP-04
abstract
This research project will study the environmental changes under the influence of human action. The study-area is situated South of the important medieval city of Ghent. The method is 'retrogressive', this means that we take the current landscape as a starting point and then go back to earlier stages with the help of historical records.