Nature’s Past Canadian Environmental History Podcast Episode 10 Available

NiCHE_Podcast_Logo1smallEpisode 10 Digital Technologies and Environmental History: October 21, 2009.

How have online digital technologies changed environmental history research, communication, and teaching? This episode of the podcast explores this question in the context of the recent NiCHE Digital Infrastructure API Workshop held in Mississauga, Ontario. Online-based Application Programming Interfaces or APIs are just one digital technology that holds the potential to change the way environmental historians access resources, analyze historical data, and communicate research findings. Within the past decade alone, the development of online digital technologies has offered the potential to transform historical scholarship.

This episode includes a round-table conversation with some leading figures in the realm of digital history as well as an interview with Jan Oosthoek, the producer and host of the Exploring Environmental History podcast.

Please be sure to take a moment and review this podcast on our iTunes page.

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Works Cited

Sean Kheraj, Canadian History & Environment

Dan Cohen’s Website

Digital Campus Podcast

Heptanesian Archives

NYPL Map Rectifier

Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History

Environmental History Resources

Environmental History Teaching

MSc. Landscape, Environment & History

Music Credits

“I Bid Ye Farewell” by AndyExpandy

“Crayonz” by AndyExpandy

“Expandimonium!” by AndyExpandy

“Pancakes” by AndyExpandy


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