forest-tundra

forest-tundra

[¦fär·əst ¦tən·drə]
(ecology)
A temperate and cold savanna which occurs at high altitudes and consists of scattered or clumped trees and a shrub layer of varying coverage.
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Cryosolic soils of three geographic zones of Yakutia: taiga forests, tundra and forest-tundra were objects of research (see Fig.
Moose appeared in the forest-tundra zones in the 1950s, occupied the Ponoy River area in the 1960-1970s, and population growth occurred to the north of the forest zone along the tributaries and rivers flowing into the Barents Sea.
Moose appeared in the forest-tundra zones in the 1950s and occupied the Ponoy River area in the 1960-1970s.