The Artic Tundra

By: Kat Norris

Average Yearly Precipitation and Temperatures

There is very little precipitation.

-70F average. -18F to -94F in winter. 54F to 37F in summer

Biotic and Abiotic Factors

Abiotic.

Oil leaks

Mountains.

Ice.

Snow.

Permafrost.


Biotic.

Lichens & mosses

Small shrubs

Shews and hares

Caribou and musk-oxen

Wolves and arctic foxes, plus polar bears

Interesting Facts

  1. No trees can grow on the arctic tundra.
  2. Since there is little plant life there is also little oxygen.
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