LTER Controlled Vocabulary

tundra

Definition note

Tundra comes from the Finnish word tunturi, meaning treeless plain. It is noted for its frost-molded landscapes, extremely low temperatures, little precipitation, poor nutrients, and short growing seasons. -- http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/tundra.php

tundra

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Date of creation
14-Jan-2011
Modified
30-Nov--0001
Accepted term
14-Jan-2011
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