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  1. TundraTeam A Jared B. Caroline R. Lauren B. Jared F.

  2. Location-Jared Beck • Climate-Jared Beck • Plants and adaptations- Lauren Brown • Animals and adaptation-Caroline Roberts • Environmental issues-Jared Ford The tundra

  3. Location Of The Tundra

  4. The Tundra is located in the far north It is the furthest from the equator Located near and in the arctic The tundra is also global, meaning it is found in more then one continent

  5. climate is the average weather for a long period of time* the tundra has an average of - --36°C 4°C* the tundra also gets about 11cm of rain a year witch is the least amount of rainfall out of all other biomes* The tundra only has 2 seasons

  6. Climate of the tundra

  7. Plants General adaptations Grow fast Cold climate Grow lower and closer to the ground • Lichens • Arctic moss • Calliergon • Giganteum • Bushes • Wild flowers Plants and their Adaptations

  8. Animals and Adaptations in the Tundra Common Animals Caribou Gulls Musk ox Arctic Fox Lemming Ptarmigan Common Adaptations Thick fur – musk ox, arctic fox Thick fat layer – ptarmigan Burrowing – lemming Migrating – caribou, gulls, fox

  9. Hunting • No trees • Rare good soil • Global warming Environmental issues

  10. Rare species of animals • Get paid for animals • Exotic pets hunting

  11. Soil too frozen to grow (permafrost) • Not long enough of a summer for plants and such to survive • Cant withstand wind No trees

  12. Gets too frozen to be able thaw • Permafrost • Thin layer of good soil Rare good soil