Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation [Map]

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The Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map shows the types of vegetation that occur across the Arctic, between the ice-covered Arctic Ocean to the north and the northern limit of forests to the south. Environmental and climatic conditions are extreme, with a short growing season and low summer temperatures. As one moves southward (outward from map's center in all directions), the amount of warmth available for plant growth increases considerably.

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2 p. L: col. ill.

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CAVM Team 2003.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Environmental Policy Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 499 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation [Map]
  • Added Title: Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Map No. 1.

Description

The Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map shows the types of vegetation that occur across the Arctic, between the ice-covered Arctic Ocean to the north and the northern limit of forests to the south. Environmental and climatic conditions are extreme, with a short growing season and low summer temperatures. As one moves southward (outward from map's center in all directions), the amount of warmth available for plant growth increases considerably.

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2 p. L: col. ill.

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Suggested Citation: CAVM Team. 2003. Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map. Scale 1:7,500,000. Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Map No. 1. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska.

Funded by: U.S. National Science Foundation grant number OPP-9908-829, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

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The Environmental Policy Collection contains reports, policy documents, and media selected from local, statewide, national, and international organizations; government and private agencies; and scientific and research institutions. The collection also contains theses and dissertations relevant to environmental policy.

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  • 2003

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  • March 16, 2010, 3:46 p.m.

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  • Oct. 14, 2010, 3:51 p.m.

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CAVM Team. Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation [Map], map, 2003; Anchorage, Alaska. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12044/: accessed March 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .