Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences of Experimental Warming in a High Arctic Tundra Ecosystem

Bjorkman, Anne D.
December 2013
Arctic;Dec2013, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p512
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the study conducted by an International Tundra EXperiment (ITEX) site at Alexandra Fiord on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut on the effect of experimental warming on tundra plants in Arctic. The study collected various tundra plant species in the control plots and open-top, clear-sided chambers (OTCs) with warm air of about 1.5°-3°C since 1993. Result shows a substantial differences in phenology and in several traits between the control and warm plots.


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