In the Arctic, the low tundra vegetation clothes a landscape of wide vistas, lit by
the low-angle light characteristic of high latitudes. Much of the Arctic shows little
impact from human activities...
When we think of the word “plants” we typically picture trees, bushes, grasses,
and ferns – so-called “vascular plants” because of their full systems of leaves, ...
In the Arctic, growing conditions for vegetation are very varied. In the southern
reaches of the Arctic, plant communities can be vigorous, with small trees and ...
The Calliergon giganteum grows in the arctic tundra which is a harsh cold
environment in the Northern Hemisphere within the arctic circle. There are strong
Sep 20, 2011 ... Julian Starr is a botanist at the Canadian Museum of Nature. He shares his
passion for plants with participants on the 2009 Students on Ice ...
A vegetation community is the plants that grow in a certain area, which ... Arctic
vegetation is very sensitive to climate change and disturbance such as fire, ...
Nov 29, 2012 ... Just like you plants are affected by changes in the temperature but they can't just
go inside or get a coat and hat like you can. Instead, plants ...
Arctic Tundra: Plants Plants need warmth and sunlight to grow and reproduce. In
the Arctic tundra, warmth and sunlight are in short supply, even in the summer.
Jul 14, 2016 ... The “laboratory tent” and a plant press at the Arctic Flora Project research camp
on the Soper River, southern Baffin Island. Paper bags full of ...
Jan 6, 2014 ... Jennifer Doubt, botanist and curator at the Canadian Museum of Nature, talks
about discovering Arctic plants. She explores terrain in Iqaluit, ...