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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 1939–1955, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-1939-2021
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 1939–1955, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-1939-2021

Data description paper 10 May 2021

Data description paper | 10 May 2021

Historical cartographic and topo-bathymetric database on the French Rhône River (17th–20th century)

Fanny Arnaud et al.

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This article provides a database of 350 cartographic and topographic resources on the 530-km-long French Rhône River, compiled from the 17th to mid-20th century in 14 national, regional, and departmental archive services. The database has several potential applications in geomorphology, retrospective hydraulic modelling, historical ecology, and sustainable river management and restoration, as well as permitting comparisons of channel changes with other human-impacted rivers worldwide.