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History of wetlands in Switzerland since 1850
Entry ID: history-of-wetlands-in-switzerland-since-1850_1.0

Abstract: Naturally, large parts of the Swiss Plateau are characterised by wetlands and meandering rivers. That this is no longer the case today is the result of centuries of efforts to obtain dry land. But how did this process take place? What were the relevant actors and what were their motivations? And what can be said about the ecological consequences of this development? In a research project on ... View entire text
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  N: 47.81   S: 45.82   E: 10.49   W: 5.96

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Matthias Bürgi
Dataset Title: History of wetlands in Switzerland since 1850
Dataset Release Date: 2019-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Birmensdorf, Switzerland
Dataset Publisher: EnviDat
Version: 1.0
Dataset Editor: Matthias Bürgi
Data Presentation Form: shp
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2019-01-01
Stop Date: 2019-01-01
Access Constraints Public access to the data
Use Constraints Usage constraintes defined by the license "Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL)", see
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Data Center
Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL
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Data Center Personnel
Email: envidat at
Email: matthias.buergi at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2019-01-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16