5 edition of Vegetation of the Soviet polar deserts found in the catalog.
|Statement||V.D. Aleksandrova ; translated by D. Löve.|
|Series||Studies in polar research|
|LC Classifications||QK321 .A48513 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 228 p. :|
|Number of Pages||228|
|LC Control Number||87017886|
Polar deserts are areas with annual precipitation less than mm and a mean temperature during the warmest month of less than 10° C. Polar deserts on the Earth cover nearly 5 million square kilometers and are mostly bedrock or gravel plains. Other Deserts. Interestingly, the second-largest desert in the world is also notoriously cold – The Arctic Desert. Located above 75 degrees north latitude, the Arctic Desert covers a total area.
Start studying Online excercise 2. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. vast areas of the steppe in the old soviet union were plowed under to raise and irrigated with water from the aral sea wrote a book on communities of lizards in deserts around the world. eric pianka. hornbills are found in. This dataset is a million scale vegetation map for the land area of the Former Soviet Union. Three hundred seventy-three cover classes are distinguished, of which nearly are forest cover-related classes. Stone and Schlesinger () digitized the map Vegetation of the Soviet Union, (Institute of Geography, ).
About this book. Language: Norwegian. Svalbard is the collective name for all islands situated between longitudes 10° and 35° E, and latitudes 74° and 81° N. This extended edition includes a chapter on the vegetation of Svalbard, and colour photographs of some rare and little known plants. Polar Deserts - Cold polar regions where cold dry air prevails and moisture available remains frozen throughout the entire year. Examples: Northern Greenland, and ice-free areas of Antarctica. We will concentrate on the first four types of deserts, the one's which occur in hot arid climates.
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Vegetation of the Soviet Polar Deserts (Studies in Polar Research): Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by: Get this from a library. Vegetation of the Soviet polar deserts. [V D Aleksandrova] -- An account of the vegetation of the far northern areas of the Soviet arctic. Includes data collected during research on high arctic areas already published as well as original material collected on.
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Vegetation of the Soviet polar deserts. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Reference information. Title: Vegetation of the Soviet polar deserts. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
This is a translation of Vera Aleksandrova's classic book, first published in Russian, which characterizes the vegetation of this rather special botanical region. Much important botanical research concerned with Arctic ecology is carried out in the Soviet Union, but is seldom available in : V.
Aleksandrova. Vegetation of the Soviet Polar Deserts Book Summary: An account of the vegetation of the far northern areas of the Soviet arctic.
Includes data collected during research on high arctic areas already published as well as original material collected on Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa.
Vegetation of the soviet polar deserts by V.D. Aleksandrova, translated by D. Löve, Cambridge University Press (Studies in Polar Research), £30/$ hbk (x+ pages) ISBN 0 1Cited by: 1.
Ice deserts are the regions of the Earth that fall under an ice cap climate (EF under the Köppen classification). Despite rainfall totals low enough to normally classify as a desert, polar deserts are distinguished from true deserts (BWh or BWk under the Köppen classification) by low annual temperatures and polar deserts are covered in ice sheets, ice fields, or ice caps.
Book-Review - the Polar Cusp. Book Review: Polarities of Man's Existence in Biblical Perspective. Vegetation of the Soviet Polar Deserts V. Aleksandrova, D. Love. Polar climates are cold, windy and dry. Because of the lack of precipitation and low temperatures the Arctic and Antarctic are considered the world's largest deserts or Polar deserts.
Much of the radiation from the sun that is received is reflected off the snow making the polar regions cold. When the radiation is reflected, the heat is also reflected. The polar regions reflect % of the. Arctic Tundra and Polar Deserts (Biomes Atlases) Library Binding – September 1, by Chris Woodford (Author) › Visit Amazon's Chris Woodford Page.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. 4/5(1). Arctic polar deserts versus Antarctic polar deserts. One polar desert is the same as the next, right. Not exactly. As you compare the polar desert in the Arctic to that in Antarctica, several differences come to light.
Arctic. The topography of the Arctic polar desert is. Vegetation of the Soviet Polar Deserts by V. Aleksandrova, D. Löve Vegetation of the Soviet Polar Deserts by V. Aleksandrova, D. Löve (p. ) Review by: Barbara M.
Murray. POLAR DESERT BIOME Tundra/ Ice desert location (also known as the Polar Desert) Characteristics of an Ice Desert biome & what makes it unique Natural Resources Occasional mineral resources, such as fossil fuel and metals occasionally appear in tundras alone with rich oils.
In the Arctic, the low tundra vegetation clothes a landscape of wide vistas, lit by the low-angle light characteristic of high latitudes. Much of the Arctic shows little impact from human activities, making it one of the few places on earth one can see intact plants are adapted to short, cold growing seasons.
They have the ability to withstand extremely cold temperatures in. Recent studies have greatly contributed to a better understanding of the earth's ecosystem. This abundantly illustrated book provides a fundamental introduction to the ecological zones of the geosphere.
Nine terrestrial ecozones have been distinguished and described in individual chapters with respect to: distribution, climate, relief/hydrology, soil vegetation/animal lifeand land use. from book Forest Vegetation of Northeast Asia (pp) Forest Vegetation of Easternmost Russia (Russian Far East) from polar deserts to cool-temperate forests, from the Pacific coast to the Author: Pavel Krestov.
The next question is whether all polar deserts are the same. In fact, there are several important differences to highlight. So let’s compare the polar desert in Antarctica to that in the Arctic.
Antarctica Region. The first words that come to mind about the Antarctica polar desert are definitely snow, glaciers, and tundra. The Geography of the Soviet Union includes the geographic features of countries of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
The Soviet Union was the largest country in the world, covering approximately one-seventh of Earth's land surface. It was two and a half times the size of the United States, and only slightly smaller in land area than the entire continent of North America.
Polar deserts have very poor rocky soil with few plants and a lower biodiversity than other desert types. Many polar deserts are created by the rain shadow effect.
Most producers in the polar desert are small shrubs and grasses such as the Saxaul Tree in the Gobi Desert which collects water in its bark allowing humans and animals to use this. Book review Full text access Vegetation of the Soviet polar deserts: V.
D. Aleksandrova (translated by D. Love). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. xii .Book review Full text access Vegetation of the soviet polar deserts: by V.D. Aleksandrova, translated by D. Löve, Cambridge University Press (Studies in Polar Research), £30/$ hbk (x+ pages) ISBN 0 1.The environment in the Arctic Circle and Antarctica prevents the typical plant growth seen on every other continent on earth.
Vascular plants, such as ferns, trees and flowers, have been almost completely extricated from Antarctica since the period of glaciation began 50 million years ago. These plants are common in subantarctic regions, such.