coniferous forest

coniferous forest

[kə′nif·ə·rəs ′fär·əst]
(ecology)
An area of wooded land predominated by conifers.
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As the sun began to bake our backs, we ascended in earnest, huffing along switchback after switchback through the thickening coniferous forest.
Finland is situated in the northern coniferous forest belt and it forestry is based on species of trees natural to the climate -- pine, spruce an birch -- which shelter a rich interdependent diversity of flora and fauna.
Effects of forest thinning treatments on mammals in a southwestern mixed coniferous forest.
Whinlatter is a largely coniferous forest, and therefore better suited to red squirrels than greys, who have put populations under threat since being introduced in the 19th century.
Opened in August 1993, the Cheshire has just about everything you could wish for in a golf course - a blend of open parkland, coniferous forest, water and even a sandstone cliff.
I agree that millions of acres of coniferous forest require fire to reduce the amount of flammable material, discourage unwanted species, and encourage regeneration of desirable species.
He sold 300 acres of coniferous forest on his 4,000 acre Elvertham, Hampshire, estate for the development of a new village - 1,700 homes, a railway station, a church, community centre, shops and a nature reserve.
Park officials have found a new spot in a coniferous forest north of Giant Forest called Wuksachi Village that will include lodgings, restaurants and shops.
The 4 cover types were mixed forest, treed bogs, coniferous forest, and deciduous forest that comprised ~85% of home ranges of radio-collared moose in northeastern Minnesota.
Flaky fir (Abies squamata) and Masters larch (Larix mastersiana) coniferous forest (covering 39% of the study area) is the second most widespread habitat.
Other tipping points could lead to the disintegration of the West Antarctic ice sheet, pushing up sea levels another 23ft, a dieback of the Amazon rainforest, the loss of northern coniferous forest, the "greening" of the Sahara and the collapse of the Indian summer monsoon.
When the glaciers retreated and the sea invaded to form Puget Sound, the surrounding vegetation took over, climaxing into a coniferous forest of titanic and intimidating dimensions.