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Highlands in the Nordic countries defined as tundra type of its own

Highlands in the Nordic countries defined as tundra type of its own

The Finnish Meteorological Institute has participated in a study in which similar tundra areas were divided into three different types of tundra on the basis of climate and vegetation. The highlands in the Nordic countries were classified as a separate oroarctic tundra type.

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Risto Virtanen, University of Oulu, tel.+358 294 48 1555

FMI: Researcher Juval Cohen, tel. +358 50 376 4128, juval.cohen@fmi.fi

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ece3.1837/full

 

 


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