Arctic and Alpine Biomes, 1st Edition

  • Joyce A. Quinn
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  • ISBN-10: 0313087741
  • ISBN-13: 9780313087745
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 218 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Covers the biomes at high altitudes and near the poles, including the arctic tundra biomes, the Mid-Latitude Alpine Tundra Biome (found in the mountain ranges of North America, Asia, and South America), and the tropical alpine tundra biome (for example, Hawaii).

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
How to Use This Book.
The Use of Scientific Names.
1: Introduction to Arctic and Alpine Biomes.
2: Arctic and Antarctic Tundra.
3: Mid-Latitude Alpine Tundra.
4: Plates I – XVI.
5: Tropical Alpine Biome.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.