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Tundra Biome
arctic, and alpine
above the tree line, mountain tops
one fifth, 1/5
less than 10 inches
what are the 2 types of Tundra Biome
where is the Alpine Tundra located
how much of the earths surface is covered by the Tundra Biome
the amount of precipitation the the Tundra receives
arctic, and alpine
what are the 2 types of Tundra Biome
above the tree line, mountain tops
where is the Alpine Tundra located
12 terms
Tundra biome
Average yearly temperature range
Average yearly Precipitation
soil
Vegetation
-26 degrees celcius to 12 degrees celsius
<25 cm
moist, thin topsoil over permafrost; low in nutrients; slight…
mosses, lichen, grasses, and dwarf woody plants
Average yearly temperature range
-26 degrees celcius to 12 degrees celsius
Average yearly Precipitation
<25 cm
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Tundra Biome
What are two different types of tundra…
This tundra biome is found near the no…
This tundra biome is found on mountain…
True or False... Both types of tundra are…
1. Artic/Polar tundra... 2. Alpine tundra
Artic/Polar tundra
Alpine tundra
True
What are two different types of tundra…
1. Artic/Polar tundra... 2. Alpine tundra
This tundra biome is found near the no…
Artic/Polar tundra
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Biome- Tundra
Tundras
The tundra is located in
There _____ ______ Tundras in Californ…
Tundras __________ have trees.
are located in the northern hemisphere, encircling the north…
Alaska, Northern Canada, Edges of Greenland, Scandinavia, Nor…
are not
don't
Tundras
are located in the northern hemisphere, encircling the north…
The tundra is located in
Alaska, Northern Canada, Edges of Greenland, Scandinavia, Nor…
39 terms
tundra biome
the _____of all biomes
what word does tundra come from
what is the tunes most noted for
what does dead organic material functi…
coldest
tunturia
frost-molded landscapes, extremely low temperatures, little p…
nutrient pool
the _____of all biomes
coldest
what word does tundra come from
tunturia
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Tundra Biome
Biome
Tundra
Arctic
Animals of arctic
A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occu…
Coldest biome, low diversity, limited drainage, short season…
Northern hemisphere, cold desert-like conditions, permafrost…
Caribou, arctic hares, wolves, polar bears, codfish, salmon
Biome
A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occu…
Tundra
Coldest biome, low diversity, limited drainage, short season…
Tundra Biome
Tundra Location
Tundra Temperature
Tundra Precipitation
Tundra Characteristics
60-70 Degrees North... Near the North Pole ... Most Northern Biome
-60 to 65 F
10 in or Less... DRY!
Long Winters, Short Summers... Permafrost... Poor Soil
Tundra Location
60-70 Degrees North... Near the North Pole ... Most Northern Biome
Tundra Temperature
-60 to 65 F
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Tundra Biome
Arctic Tundra
Animals of Arctic Tundra
Alpine Tundra
Tundra on Tropical Mountains
-location of treeline corresponds to permafrost, lower layers…
-food webs based on grazing mice, lemmings and voles... -active…
-starts at 3500m elevation... -permafrost and saturated soils no…
-arctic tundra experiences one very long winter each year... -tr…
Arctic Tundra
-location of treeline corresponds to permafrost, lower layers…
Animals of Arctic Tundra
-food webs based on grazing mice, lemmings and voles... -active…
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Tundra biome
Biome
Located
Climate
Arctic Moss
large scale zonal ecosystem... distribution determined by climate
Above Arctic region... Northern Europe, coastal Greenland, South…
very dry -252 mm a year... temperature range is 31 degrees... avera…
stores nutrients so it can grow leaves quickly... grows near to…
Biome
large scale zonal ecosystem... distribution determined by climate
Located
Above Arctic region... Northern Europe, coastal Greenland, South…
10 terms
Tundra Biome
Location
Fauna
Flora
Weather
The northern part of the world.
Animals such as caribou, arctic hares, arctic foxes, and wolv…
Plants such as arctic moss, arctic willow, bearberry, and car…
Very cold and windy.
Location
The northern part of the world.
Fauna
Animals such as caribou, arctic hares, arctic foxes, and wolv…
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Tundra Biome
Climate type?
Latitude?
Examples?
Seasons
Artic
Above 60 degrees North and South
Alaska
Summer & Winter
Climate type?
Artic
Latitude?
Above 60 degrees North and South
Tundra Biome
Tundra
Permafrost
Do trees grow in the Tundra?
Does it receive a lot of precipitation?
Permafrost
frozen layer of soil under the surface
Not normally
No, very little
Tundra
Permafrost
Permafrost
frozen layer of soil under the surface
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Tundra Biome
What Finnish word does "tundra" come f…
What are the seven main characteristic…
What are the two types of tundra?
What is the layer of permanently froze…
Tunturi (treeless plain)
Extremely cold climate... Low biotic diversity... Simple vegetation…
Alpine and Arctic
Permafrost - contains gravel and finer material
What Finnish word does "tundra" come f…
Tunturi (treeless plain)
What are the seven main characteristic…
Extremely cold climate... Low biotic diversity... Simple vegetation…
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Biomes: Tundra
Description
Producers are ground hugging to
Alpine tundra
Artic tundra
High latitude windswept wilderness with grass or sledges
Protected breakage from wind
Mountain, high altitude, more permafrost on side of mountain…
Ice ground, low wages availability,
Description
High latitude windswept wilderness with grass or sledges
Producers are ground hugging to
Protected breakage from wind
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Tundra biome
where is the tundra biome?
what is the average tundra temperature?
the tundra is the _________ biome?
24 hours of dark+ 24 hrs. of light= 1…
up north, northern most biome
60-70 degrees F
coldest
...
where is the tundra biome?
up north, northern most biome
what is the average tundra temperature?
60-70 degrees F
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tundra biome
Identify 4 different animals that live…
Explain the average winter temperature?
explain the average summer temperature?
Summarize How much rainfall does the t…
Some animals include polar bears, Seals, wolves, and arctic f…
-34 degrees Fahrenheit
34-57 degrees Fahrenheit
around 6-10 inches per year
Identify 4 different animals that live…
Some animals include polar bears, Seals, wolves, and arctic f…
Explain the average winter temperature?
-34 degrees Fahrenheit
5 terms
Biome (Tundra)
Where is the tundra?
How is the fauna changing?
How is the soil changing?
How is the flora changing?
Almost all tundras are in the Northern hemisphere but small t…
Southern animals have moved into the Tundra. E.G. The red fox…
The permafrost is melting to a deeper level.
Shrubs and spruces can now take root where they couldn't befo…
Where is the tundra?
Almost all tundras are in the Northern hemisphere but small t…
How is the fauna changing?
Southern animals have moved into the Tundra. E.G. The red fox…
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Biomes: Tundra
Formations (Tundra)
Arctic Location (Tundra)
Alpine Location (Tundra)
Vegetation Zones from Boreal Forest to…
Arctic/Polar... Alpine
N-Hemisphere: N of latitudinal treelike, circumpolar fringe n…
High Elevations... Above Altitudinal Treeline
Boreal Forest--Forest Sub-Zone--Shrub Sub-Zone--Shrub Tundra…
Formations (Tundra)
Arctic/Polar... Alpine
Arctic Location (Tundra)
N-Hemisphere: N of latitudinal treelike, circumpolar fringe n…
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Land Biomes Tundra Biome
Characteristics
Location
Animals
Plants
the characteristics of this/a biome are the type of soil, the…
Tundras are located in the artic and in high mountain regions…
Caribou, ermine, water birds, squirrels, and musk oxen. Some,…
Tundra plants include, mosses, woody shrub, the bearberry, an…
Characteristics
the characteristics of this/a biome are the type of soil, the…
Location
Tundras are located in the artic and in high mountain regions…
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Biomes Unit Tundra
Active Zone
permafrost
migration
lichens
the surface layer, in a permafrost region, that thaws during…
soil that stays at or below 0 °C (32 °F) for two or more years
Seasonal movement of animals from one region to another
A simple slow-growing plant which typically forms a low crust…
Active Zone
the surface layer, in a permafrost region, that thaws during…
permafrost
soil that stays at or below 0 °C (32 °F) for two or more years
12 terms
Tundra biome 6th grade
Waxy Coat
Tundra
Tundra
Climate
Penguins have this to keep warm in icey water
Coldest biome
Driest biome
The pattern of weather of a place
Waxy Coat
Penguins have this to keep warm in icey water
Tundra
Coldest biome
9 terms
Biome Summer Study: Tundra
Northern Hemisphere, encircling the No…
Frost-molded landscapes, extremely low…
Permafrost
Low shrubs, reindeer mosses, 400 varie…
Arctic Tundra, Alpine Tundra: location
Tundra
Tundra
Artic Tundra
Northern Hemisphere, encircling the No…
Arctic Tundra, Alpine Tundra: location
Frost-molded landscapes, extremely low…
Tundra
6 terms
Geography: Tundra Biome
Where
Plants and animals
Land
Summer
Northern climates.
Too cold for most.
Covered with snow most of the year and frozen all year.
Very short.
Where
Northern climates.
Plants and animals
Too cold for most.
19 terms
DESERT AND TUNDRA BIOME
Leaching
True or False: the upper layer of soil…
Pavement
What two types of deserts in the U.S
rainwater moving through the soil which carries minerals deep…
True
It is the desert floor.
The Cold Desert and Hot Deserts.
Leaching
rainwater moving through the soil which carries minerals deep…
True or False: the upper layer of soil…
True
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APES- Tundra biome
Describe biome
Arctic vs Alpine Tundra
What does permafrost prevent?
What kind of biodiversity does it have?
cold and treeless, low-growing vegetation
Arc- northernmost regions of Northern hemisphere (russia, can…
nutrietns and other key components for plant survival
Low
Describe biome
cold and treeless, low-growing vegetation
Arctic vs Alpine Tundra
Arc- northernmost regions of Northern hemisphere (russia, can…
13 terms
Tundra & Rain Forest Biomes
What does Tundra Mean?
Why are trees not able to grow in the…
Which place in the USA is Tundra?
What grows the most in the Tundra?
Treeless
The ground is frozen
Alaska
Moss & Grass
What does Tundra Mean?
Treeless
Why are trees not able to grow in the…
The ground is frozen
12 terms
Tundra Biome Biology1 landon
What is a tundra?
What is permafrost?
What is the average precipitation per…
What type of plant species grow in thi…
treeless biome with a layer of permafrost
layer of permanently frozen soil below the surface
-34°C-12°C
short grasses, shrubs
What is a tundra?
treeless biome with a layer of permafrost
What is permafrost?
layer of permanently frozen soil below the surface
13 terms
Biomes: tundra and taiga
Tundra
Biome
Biome that is cold year round, dry, an…
Biome that has poor soil and permafrost
Found in parts of Canada, Alaska, and Siberia
Geographic areas with similar climates and ecosystems
Tundra
Tundra
Tundra
Found in parts of Canada, Alaska, and Siberia
Biome
Geographic areas with similar climates and ecosystems
15 terms
biomes arctic tundra
producer
consumer
biome
food web
An organism, such as a green plant, that produces its own foo…
heterotrophic organism in the food chain that ingests other o…
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occu…
transfer of energy through an ecosystem from producers to con…
producer
An organism, such as a green plant, that produces its own foo…
consumer
heterotrophic organism in the food chain that ingests other o…
Biomes: tundra and taiga
Tundra
Biome
Nickname for tundra
Biome that is cold year round, dry, an…
Found in parts of Canada, Alaska, and Siberia
Geographic areas with similar climates and ecosystems
"The Cold Desert"
Tundra
Tundra
Found in parts of Canada, Alaska, and Siberia
Biome
Geographic areas with similar climates and ecosystems
16 terms
Biomes, tundra, boreal forest
Biome
Major determining factor for what a bi…
Two major factors that determine clima…
Two types of tundra
Geographic areas that share similar climates, soil, and bioti…
Climate
Lattitude/altitude
Alpine/Arctic
Biome
Geographic areas that share similar climates, soil, and bioti…
Major determining factor for what a bi…
Climate
30 terms
Biomes (Tundra/Taiga)
The tundra is found...
Temperatures are only above freezing...
The solid, frozen layer of soil in the…
Plant roots only grow up to ___ in the…
at high altitudes and high latitudes
in the summer for 5 or six weeks
permaforst
12 in.
The tundra is found...
at high altitudes and high latitudes
Temperatures are only above freezing...
in the summer for 5 or six weeks
10 terms
Biomes-Tundra and Taiga
Tundra Temperature Range
Tundra Precipitation
Tundra Fun Fact
Tundra Plants/ Producers
Winter- -50C Summer 18C
Less than 25cm of rainfall a year
The Coldest Desert--BRRRRRRR
Dark Leaves, Coshion, Cotton, Lichen
Tundra Temperature Range
Winter- -50C Summer 18C
Tundra Precipitation
Less than 25cm of rainfall a year
13 terms
tundra and boreal forest biomes
abiotic tundra temp
abiotic tundra growing season
abiotic tundra permafrost
abiotic tundra soil quality
low temperature most of the year
short season
permafrost layer beneath soil
poor soil quality
abiotic tundra temp
low temperature most of the year
abiotic tundra growing season
short season
16 terms
Ch. 2.2 Tundra Biome
Tundra
Arctic tundra
Alpine tundra
Summer
"Treeless heights"
High altitude
Low altitude
24-28 hrs a day and it is only 3 weeks
Tundra
"Treeless heights"
Arctic tundra
High altitude
13 terms
Lecture #14 - Biomes: Tundras
Active Layer
Alpine Permafrost
Alpine Tundra
Arctic Tundra
...
Mountainous regions; extends range southwards
...
...
Active Layer
...
Alpine Permafrost
Mountainous regions; extends range southwards
11 terms
7_Lesson 28 Land Biomes: Tundra
This is the coldest of al the land bio…
One of the types of tundra. The type f…
One of the types of tundra. The type f…
When ground is permanently (always) fr…
tundra
alpine tundra
arctic tundra
permafrost
This is the coldest of al the land bio…
tundra
One of the types of tundra. The type f…
alpine tundra
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Chapter 7: Desert and Tundra Biomes
Leaching
Pavement
Succulent
Nocturnal
Process where rainwater moving through soil carries minerals…
A lower layer of soil
Plants, such as cacti, which have thick, water-filled tissues
Animals that are active at night and sleep during the day
Leaching
Process where rainwater moving through soil carries minerals…
Pavement
A lower layer of soil
Relationship between climate and biomes - Tundra
Biome
Average rainfall in the Tundra biome
Reasons for little rainfall
Temperature range in the Tundra biome
A geographical area where the climate controls the vegetation
Less than 40cm per year, very dry.
Lack of evaporation as sun energy is very low. Dry air masses…
-15 to + 5
Biome
A geographical area where the climate controls the vegetation
Average rainfall in the Tundra biome
Less than 40cm per year, very dry.
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Tundra Biome Handout for Kacie Abney and Bryson Kelly
Where on a world map is the Tundra loc…
What is the average yearly rainfall in…
What is the lowest temperature ever re…
What species does the orange lichen be…
north
6-10 inches
-93 degrees
Parientina
Where on a world map is the Tundra loc…
north
What is the average yearly rainfall in…
6-10 inches
12 terms
GEOB 102 Lecture 14: Biomes - Tundra
tundra biome
tundra climate
tundra soils
cryosols
biome of cold regions of arctic and alpine tundra
very cold, long winters, with short milder season with long d…
cryosols, permafrost soils
permanent soils; permanently frozen but have an active layer,…
tundra biome
biome of cold regions of arctic and alpine tundra
tundra climate
very cold, long winters, with short milder season with long d…
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Grassland, Desert and Tundra Biomes 6.3
Savannas
Temperate grasslands
Chaparral
Tundra
are plains full of grasses and scattered trees and shrubs tha…
are communities that are dominated by grasses, have few trees…
is a type of temperate woodland biome with vegetation that in…
is a treeless plain that is located in the Arctic or Antarcti…
Savannas
are plains full of grasses and scattered trees and shrubs tha…
Temperate grasslands
are communities that are dominated by grasses, have few trees…
22 terms
Unit 2: World Biomes (forest, grassland, & tundra)
grassland
2 types of grasslands
Savanna grassland
Dry savannna
Land dominated by types of grass
Savanna and temperate
Warm/HOT climate, precipitation concentrated certain months o…
Poachers set fires to hunt animals- leftover dead stuff eaten…
grassland
Land dominated by types of grass
2 types of grasslands
Savanna and temperate
12 terms
Biology James D. Thompson The Tundra Biome pg 36-38
Tundra Biome
Treeline
Permanent ice
Arctic Tundra
The cold-weather boreal-type forests give way to treeless lan…
-the transition zone, usually narrow and obvious... -In the arct…
The permanent ice makes the upper soil waterlogged during the…
In the Summer is a mosaic of ponds, lakes, and bogs, dominate…
Tundra Biome
The cold-weather boreal-type forests give way to treeless lan…
Treeline
-the transition zone, usually narrow and obvious... -In the arct…
60 terms
ES: 6.3 Notes Grassland, Desert, and Tundra Biomes
in climates that have less rainfall, f…
As even less rain falls in these biome…
As precipitation decreases in an area,…
_______ are plains full of ____ and sc…
savanna, grassland, chaparral
desert, tundra
decreases
Savannas, grasses, trees, shrubs, East Africa, western India.
in climates that have less rainfall, f…
savanna, grassland, chaparral
As even less rain falls in these biome…
desert, tundra
11 terms
Ecosystems & Biomes word bank: {Tropical rain forest, Desert, Taiga, Deciduous, Tundra & Grassland}
Tropical Rainforest
Tundra
Tiaga
Desert
Biome with the largest diversity of animal and plant life .
Evergreen trees that can stand the cold temperatures.
Animals such as Hawks, Deer, Moose, & Wolves.
Extreme temperatures during the day and night; very little ra…
Tropical Rainforest
Biome with the largest diversity of animal and plant life .
Tundra
Evergreen trees that can stand the cold temperatures.
13 terms
Tundra
Biome
Tundra
permafrost
growing season
the plantlife, animal life and climate of an area
a treeless plain in the arctic regions
layer of permanently frozen subsoil in the tundra
the season during which a crop grows best
Biome
the plantlife, animal life and climate of an area
Tundra
a treeless plain in the arctic regions
Tundra Test
Tundra
Seasons
The reason for two seasons.
In the winter
The northernmost and coldest biome
The tundra has two seasons, winter and summer.
This is because the sun never gets high in the sky due to the…
the sun doesn't rise for about three months
Tundra
The northernmost and coldest biome
Seasons
The tundra has two seasons, winter and summer.
20 terms
Tundra Study Guide
Where does the word "Tundra" come from?
Where is the tundra biome
What are the characteristics of the tu…
What are examples of the tundra?
From the Finnish word meaning "Treeless Plain"
near the top of the earth
cold and dry
Iceland... Siberia... Alaska... Canada... Norway... Sweden... Finland
Where does the word "Tundra" come from?
From the Finnish word meaning "Treeless Plain"
Where is the tundra biome
near the top of the earth
17 terms
Biome Words
fern
toucan
moss
lizard
fern
toucan
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