Arctic-alpine tundra - Czechia

Basic Information
Site Name
Arctic-alpine tundra
Short name
Arctic-alpine tundra
Country
Czechia
Site Manager
Operating Organisation
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).
Last modified
2020-03-25 11:03:16
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
existing
Year Established
1982
Purpose
Long-term inventory and monitoring of subalpine and alpine communities in an isolated island of arctic-alpine tundra in Central Europe.
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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.
INTERACTThe affiliation of this site with "INTERACT" is not verified.
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