by; DeLane, Maddie, Carson, Keegan
Location and Distrabution
The Tundra is located around the world. The Tundra is Located in Alaska, Northern Canada, edges of Greenland, Northern Scandinavia, northern Siberia, and Russia. It is found in Alaska. The Tundra is about 3 million square miles long and covers about 20% of the Earth.
The tundra biome is limited to the high latitudes of the northern hemisphere in a belt around the Arctic Ocean. Many of its species either plants or animals have circumpolar distribution areas.
Winter temp: 37-54F
5 Intresting Facts
II: Tundras are snow covered most of the year then in the summer wildflowers start to grow.
III: The summer growing season is just 50 to 60 days, when the sun shines 24 hours a day.
IV: The Arctic tundra is changing a lot due to global warming.
V: It is the Arctic's permafrost that is the unique factor for much of the region's unique ecosystem, and the permafrost is deteriorating with the warmer global climate.