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"Arcadia: Online Explorations in European Environmental History" offers encyclopedia-like illustrated articles on subjects relating to both nature and human society. Click on the list to the right to view the first articles for this collaborative project with the European Society for Environmental History. When viewing an Arcadia article, click on an image thumbnail to see its full view and rights information.
After the collapse of the Austrian-Hungarian monarchy Austria was disconnected from its coal resources. Electricity production was focused on hydropower. The Möll is an example for the turn from local energy production to supranational electricity provision.Read article
"Arcadia: Online Explorations in European Environmental History" is a collaboration of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC) and the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH). Arcadia is a new online environmental history resource with encyclopedia-like articles, images, and links about any site, event, person, organization, or species as it relates to both nature and human society. While initial contributions come from ESEH members and will focus on the field of European environmental history the project will eventually expand to include non-ESEH contributors and cover all world regions.
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