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Tundra - Wikipedia


Arctic tundra occurs in the far Northern Hemisphere, north of the taiga belt. The word "tundra" usually refers only to the areas where the ...

Arctic Tundra - Classroom of the Future


Image that shows a portion of the Arctic Tundra landscape. Arctic tundra is found across northern Alaska, Canada, and Siberia. This biome has long cold winters ...

Tundra -- National Geographic


Tundras are among Earth's coldest, harshest biomes. Tundra ecosystems are treeless regions found in the Arctic and on the tops of mountains, where the ...

Arctic Tundra Biome - The Wild Classroom


History of a name: The word tundra is believed to come from the Finnish word " tunturia" which refers to a treeless plain. This feature helps define the tundra.

The tundra biome - University of California Museum of Paleontology


Tundra comes from the Finnish word tunturi, meaning treeless plain. ... Arctic tundra is located in the northern hemisphere, encircling the north pole and ...

Tundra - Kids Do Ecology


LOCATION: The tundra biome is the coldest of all biomes. It is also quite ... Many lichens, mosses, and small shrubs flourish in the arctic tundra. The plants that ...

Tundra regions for kids - location, climate, plants and animals - Oddizzi


Living in the arctic Tundra. Arctic Tundra. Climate: Rainfall, snow or similar is low in this polar climate. The average temperature rises above 0°C for at least one ...

Arctic Tundra - Windows to the Universe


Feb 6, 2007 ... The Arctic tundra, vast plains filled with grasses, flowers, mosses and lichen, is located north of the taiga forests in Earth's north polar region.

Arctic Tundra | Science | Video | PBS LearningMedia


Arctic Tundra. This video segment from Wild Europe: Wild Arctic describes some of the plants and animals that make up the tundra biome, and captures the ...

Tundra and Permafrost | Ice Stories: Dispatches From Polar Scientists


If you want to dig a ditch in the Arctic, you'd better bring more than a shovel. Even at the height of summer, you may only be able to dig down a foot or two before ...