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1 Jan 2024

New Encyclopedia Catalogs Historic European Scents Online

[Odeuropa](https://odeuropa.eu/)'s Smell Explorer and Encyclopedia offer public insights into historical scents, emotions, and characteristics, showcasing around [120 scents](https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/a-new-encyclopedia-explores-europes-smelly-history-180983417/) through interactive storylines and entries. The project, backed by a $3.3 million grant from the EU's Horizon 2020 initiative, is a comprehensive exploration into Europe's olfactory heritage, [utilizing AI](https://odeuropa.eu/) to analyze historical texts and images for scent references