Ecology/Tundra

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Tundra is one of the biomes discussed in the Ecology event

Overview

Tundra is a biome where tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.

Tundra Climate

  • coldest region in the world (average temperature is between 10 to 20 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • receives less than 10 inches of precipitation annually
  • short summer from May to July where temperature rises to about 50 degrees Fahrenheit