Arctic-alpine tundra - Czechia

Basic Information
Site Name
Arctic-alpine tundra
Short name
Arctic-alpine tundra
Country
Czechia
Site Manager
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Site Description
A unique mosaic of ecosystems of topmost summits (lichen tundra), grasslands and peat bogs of the summit plateaux (grassy tundra) and leeward slopes of glacial cirques of the Krkonose/Giant Mts (flower-rich tundra). It represents an unusual combination of Nordic, Central European and alpine organisms and their communities. It covers an area of 47 km2, i.e. 7.4% out of the whole area of the Krkonose/Giant Mts (32 km2 in the Czech part and 15 km2 in the Polish part of the Krkonose/Giant Mts).
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2021-07-16 12:07:53

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Geographic
Size
3500.00ha
Elevation (average)
1350.00msl
Elevation (min)
980.00msl
Elevation (max)
1603.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
CZ-LTER (LTER_EU_CZ_007)This site is a verified "CZ-LTER" member.
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
International Tundra Experiment (ITEX)The affiliation of this site with "International Tundra Experiment (ITEX)" is not verified by the network on DEIMS-SDR.
EuroMABThe affiliation of this site with "EuroMAB" is not verified by the network on DEIMS-SDR.
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