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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

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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

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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 Province - US Forest Service

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124 Arctic Tundra Province. Northern arctic coastal plain, 19,100 mi2 (49,500 km2). Land-surface form--The north coast of Alaska is a broad, level plain that is ...

Arctic tundra | Britannica.com

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The two types of reindeer husbandry are defined by the two predominant ecosystems, the taiga and the tundra. The open terrain of the tundra permits the ...

Tundra - Kids Do Ecology

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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 ...

Arctic Tundra - Windows to the Universe

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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.

Tundra - Blue Planet Biomes

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Did you know that the Arctic Tundra is the world's youngest biome? It was formed 10,000 years ago. Located at latitudes 55° to 70° North, the tundra is a vast ...

Arctic Tundra Plants - Blue Planet Biomes

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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  ...

Arctic LTER

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A Changing Arctic: Ecological Consequences for Tundra, Streams, and Lakes. edited ... The Arctic Long Term Ecological Research (ARC LTER) site is part of a  ...

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Arctic Tundra Biome - The Wild Classroom

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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

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Tundra comes from the Finnish word tunturia, meaning treeless plain. It is noted for its ... Tundra is separated into two types: arctic tundra and alpine tundra.

Arctic Tundra | Science | Video | PBS LearningMedia

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