Contemporary expansion of Siberian larch into the mountain tundra of the Polar Urals

Abstract

The spatiotemporal dynamics of forest–tundra communities growing in the upper treeline ecotone on the eastern macroslope of the Polar Urals (Rai-Iz mountain massif) influenced by centennial and intracentennial climate changes is analyzed in detail. Particular attention is paid to the expansion of Siberian larch into the mountain tundra for the last 110… (More)
DOI: 10.1134/S1067413615060168

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