Arctic and Alpine Biomes (Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the by Joyce A. Quinn

By Joyce A. Quinn

This quantity within the Greenwood courses to Biomes of the World: sequence covers the biomes at excessive altitudes and close to the poles, together with the arctic tundra biomes, the Mid-Latitude Alpine Tundra Biome (found within the mountain levels of North the United States, Asia, and South America), and the tropical alpine tundra biome (for instance, Hawaii).

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