Contemporary Changes in Vegetation of Polar Regions

Maria Olech, Michał Węgrzyn, Maja Lisowska, Agnieszka Słaby, Piotr Angiel
2011 Papers on Global Change IGBP  
Rapid climate changes which have been observed over the recent years in both polar regions of the Earth, directly or indirectly affect vegetation dynamics. This article presents the main directions of the changes taking place in the recent years in tundra communities of both polar regions, based on original research carried out in the Arctic in Spitsbergen and in the maritime Antarctic on King George Island.
doi:10.2478/v10190-010-0003-8 fatcat:rmk3koxy6fhrtljo3m6cypwrlu