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The end of a tradition: 1000 years of embankment and reclamation of wetlands in the Netherlands


, : The end of a tradition: 1000 years of embankment and reclamation of wetlands in the Netherlands. Ambio 21(4): 287-291

This article reviews different procedures of wetland reclamation for agricultural purposes over the past 1000 years in the Netherlands and is illustrated by case examples.

Accession: 002249842

DOI: 10.2307/4313944

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