Arctic-alpine tundra - Czechia
Parent Site Name
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).
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
CZ-LTER✔ (LTER_EU_CZ_007)This site is a verified "CZ-LTER" member.
ILTER✔This site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER Europe✔This site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
International Tundra Experiment (ITEX)✖The affiliation of this site with "International Tundra Experiment (ITEX)" is not verified.
INTERACT✔ (https://eu-interact.org/field-sites/krkonose-mountains-national-park/)This site is a verified "INTERACT" member.
EuroMAB✖The affiliation of this site with "EuroMAB" is not verified.