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Atas do I Encontro Internacional de História Ambiental Lusófona

Atas do I Encontro Internacional de História Ambiental Lusófona

A presente publicação é a memória escrita do “Encontro Internacional de História Ambiental Lusófona”, realizado em Coimbra, a 30 e 31 de março de 2012, contada a partir das comunicações aí apresentadas; um encontro que permitiu um primeiro contacto entre estudiosos/as de história ambiental de língua portuguesa e que contribuiu…
Climatic extremes in Portugal in the 1780s

Climatic extremes in Portugal in the 1780s

ABSTRACT: The final stage of the Little Ice Age in Europe was characterised by strong climatic variability. New documentary sources containing information referring to weather and climate are used in this study to reconstruct and to describe climate conditions in Portugal during the 18th century, mainly in the 1780s. Indexation…
Early portuguese meteorological measurements (18th century)

Early portuguese meteorological measurements (18th century)

Natural proxies, documentary evidence and instrumental data are the only sources used to reconstruct past climates. In this paper, we present the 18th century meteorologists (either Portuguese or foreigners) who made the first observations at several sites in Continental Portugal, Madeira Island and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), from 1749 until…
Environmental History in the Making

Environmental History in the Making

This book is the product of the 2nd World Conference on Environmental History, held in Guimarães, Portugal, in 2014. It gathers works by authors from the five continents, addressing concerns raised by past events so as to provide information to help manage the present and the future. It reveals how…
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