Arctic Tundra Land With No Trees (Rookie Read-About Science) by Allan Fowler

Cover of: Arctic Tundra | Allan Fowler

Published by Children"s Press (CT) .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • Science & Nature - General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Arctic regions,
  • Ecology,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Tundra ecology,
  • Tundras,
  • Children: Grades 1-2

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9350114M
ISBN 100516260790
ISBN 109780516260792
OCLC/WorldCa154170467

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The Canadian Arctic tundra is a biogeographic designation for Northern Canada's terrain generally lying north of the tree line or boreal forest, that corresponds with the Scandinavian Alpine tundra to the east and the Siberian Arctic tundra to the west inside the circumpolar tundra belt of the Northern birminghamasphaltcontractor.coms: Mammals, migratory birds.

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Scientists usually define the Arctic as the area above the ‘Arctic Circle’ — an imaginary line that circles around the top of the globe.

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Janey Levy. Nonfiction book. Recommended ages: Grades Students will learn the location and characteristics of the tundra biome. They will discover where tundras are located, and how the average temperatures and precipitation make this biome different from hot deserts, temperate forests, and polar ice caps.

Fun with Flora. Permafrost- frozen, impenetrable soil The active layer- layer of permafrost that melts Low in nutrients, like Phosphorus, Nitrogen, and Potassium Caribou Scientific Name: "Ovibos moschatus" General Description: They weigh from pounds and have thick horns.

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It is an important resource for researchers and students interested in arctic ecology, as well as for environmental managers concerned with practical issues of disturbance.Tundra (much of this lecture is derived from Chapter 2 in Bolen's book) Arctic tundra represents one of the newest communities or ecosystems in the world, because it has only been a few thousand years since this area was covered over by glaciers.

It was aboutyears ago that the last glaciation (the Wisconsin) ended.

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