1.2 Historical landscape ecology and vegetation changes

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We study landscape changes, especially vegetation changes from 1783 based on historical maps, aerial photos and satellite images at 5000 randonly selected points and in 120 study areas. Oral historical intervies will be made with local stakeholders to understand better relevant driving forces.